LeBron James is used to winning. He hasn’t had a losing season in the NBA since he was a rookie, he’s made six straight NBA Finals and he owns three shiny NBA Championship rings. Simply put? The dude doesn’t lose. Unless, of course, he’s taking on his son in a game of ping pong.
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In a video posted to Instagram by his wife Savannah, the Cleveland Cavaliers star was forced to eat a raw clove of garlic after agreeing to do so if he lost a game of ping pong to LeBron James Jr., which he did. Watching a grown man ingest raw garlic is gross enough, but judging by LeBron’s face, the act itself was infinitely more unpleasant.
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Fortunately for ‘Bron, garlic actually has a ton of nutritional value, and can even improve athletic performance by increasing your VO2 max. So the joke’s on you, LeBron James Jr. You may have won the battle, but by ingesting raw garlic, your father has prepared himself to win the war.