LeBron James Singing Prince's 'Purple Rain' Wins The Night

He brought the moves too.

NBA players are staunch competitors through and through. Whether they're on the court or in the costume store changing room, these athletes want to win. A costume contest and an NBA game might as well be the same thing.

Stars like Kevin Durant and Dirk Nowitzki showed off their respective "Blue Streak" and Lurch costumes last week, putting the rest of the NBA brotherhood on notice. 

Which is why LeBron James came through and slayed Halloween on Saturday night. 

Hello, Prince LeBron. 

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Absolutely stunning.

There's more, though: Teammate Kevin Love, the de facto LeBron-as-Prince teammate of record, shared LeBron's karaoke rendition of "Purple Rain" on Instagram.

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Sing your heart out, sweet Prince. It's going to be a long season.


UPDATE Nov. 2: (9:25 a.m.) Prince approves! He posted additional footage of the "King James" version of "Purple Rain" to his Instagram on Sunday night. 

A video posted by PRINCESTAGRAM (@prince) on

A video posted by PRINCESTAGRAM (@prince) on

Like we said, LeBron wins Halloween. 


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