The entire 15-man roster for the Cavs arrived at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for Game 3 of their first round series with the Indiana Pacers on Friday in matching suits, gifted by James.
The suits made by designer Thom Browne are the Classic Medium Grey Suit in Super 120's twill. The uniform outfits also featured a white oxford shirt, a gray tie and a gray cashmere cardigan sweater. Players were also given black leather boots, overcoats and bags from the designer.
A team source told ESPN that the Cavs were fitted by tailors in Cleveland several weeks ago and all of the players packed the suits for the trip to Indiana.
It has been James' custom to give out gifts to his teammates in the postseason. Before the 2015 NBA Finals, he passed out Beats by Dre headphones, Apple Watches and Samsung Edge phones. James had business relationships with both Apple (which owns Beats by Dre) and Samsung at the time.
In the 2016 postseason, he gave out personalized shields -- the same size medieval soldiers would feasibly use in battle -- and more headphones.
The Cavs lost 92-90, falling into a 2-1 series deficit to the Pacers.