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Richard Jefferson ‘ends friendship’ with LeBron James, trolls Channing Frye

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Classic RJ

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Everyone wants to know where LeBron James will be playing basketball next season.

Is he going to stay in Cleveland? Is he going to join the Lakers? Will he sign with an up-and-coming Sixers team? Are the Monstars hiring?

Richard Jefferson, one of James’ former teammates, has been getting peppered with these questions all offseason and, well, he is sick of it.

The former Arizona Wildcat is ending his friendship with James (not really), and posted this satirical statement on Snapchat:

“It is with great remorse that I am writing this. After many years as a peer and many years as friend and teammate I have decided to end my friendship with LeBron James. I am saying this publicly so fans and media members can please stop asking me where he is going in free agency. I don’t know, my family doesn’t know and neither do my kids.

“Unfortunately, I live in Los Angeles so the questions are unavoidable but hopefully this helps to clear things up. Truth be told I never liked the guy. He works too hard it makes the rest of us look bad. He’s my son’s favorite player and I view that as a complete betrayal of how hard I’ve worked to put a roof over his head. I’m sorry I’m having to give this “Drake” response but I feel this is the best way to address this issue that I’m clearly losing also.”

Then Jefferson trolled fellow UA alum Channing Frye.

Why? Who knows.

“I wish everyone the best of luck in free agency. Teams and players,” Jefferson wrote. “Oh and [middle finger emoji] to Channing Frye also .... just because!”

Frye and Jefferson are free agents this offseason.