LeBron James cleaned the Cleveland Cavaliers locker room on Saturday

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Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' preseason victory over the Philadelphia 76ers over the weekend, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were the only players left in the locker room as they addressed the media. 

While Irving, who dropped 15 points during the win, was speaking to the media, his four-time MVP-winning teammate was picking up laundry bags.

Yes, according to, the three-time Finals MVP was collecting dirty laundry that had been left strewn across the dressing room by his already departed teammates. 

Speaking about the state of the locker room, a place LeBron and head coach Tyronn Lue like to see clean at all times, James said: "Hopefully I only have to say something once. Can't leave the locker room like that."

This issue runs deeper than simply being untidy, coach Lue has been keen to ensure the Cavs are more switched on - despite being champions. 

Last year there was an air of inevitability that Cleveland would reach the Finals and there was a sense of complacency from certain members of the roster. 

LeBron and Lue are keen to ensure there is no repeat this season and the state of the dressing room is one sign that there may be some complacency. However, when the 'King' speaks, people listen - surely he won't be cleaning again.

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