LeBron James wears Chicago Cubs gear to honor bet with Dwyane Wade

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, talks with Chicago Bulls' Dwyane Wade before an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James, left, talks with Chicago Bulls’ Dwyane Wade before an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

LeBron James honored his bet.

James arrived to the United Center on Friday for the Cavaliers’ game against the Bulls in a full Cubs uniform to settle a friendly wager with close friend and former Heat teammate Dwyane Wade. James showed up with a blue Cubs cap on his head to go with a white pinstriped jersey and baseball pants.

James made a bet on the 2016 World Series with Wade, as James took the Indians to win and Wade took the Cubs to win. The Indians lost in seven games as the Cubs won their first championship since 1908.

“I actually thought he looked good, man,” Wade said of James after the Bulls defeated the Cavaliers 111-105. “He actually did look like he could play baseball. I would have looked terrible.”

James wasn’t happy about having to sport a Cubs jersey, but credited them with making him do it.

“Pinstripes all the way down to the shoes,” James said. “Yeah, I mean, all the way to the World Series patch on the arm. You know, my Indians gave everything they had, and the Cubs came back and they showed what true champions are all about. Meanwhile, I’m pinstriped up walking into a nationally televised game in Chicago because of the bet I lost.

“So, you’re all welcome. You’re all welcome.”

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