LeBron James With Blaze Pizza

LeBron James does more than just invest his money in Blaze Pizza. He'll also grab a few boxes, along with some salad, for lunch.

We spotted LeBron and teammate Tristan Thompson ready to chow down Tuesday at UCLA after the Cavaliers practiced on campus. The Cavs had weekend games against the Clippers and Lakers, but were happy to hang in Los Angeles since they don't play again until Wednesday night in Denver.


The founders of Wetzel's Pretzels launched Blaze Pizza in 2011. They included LeBron as an original investor, and he owns franchise rights to Blaze in Miami and Chicago, along with a 10 percent share of the company.

In 2015, he wanted to play a bigger marketing role for Blaze, and that prompted LeBron to end his relationship with McDonald's after his endorsement contract expired.

Last March, when the Cavaliers had three days between their games against the Lakers and Clippers in L.A., LeBron participated in an undercover-video caper for Blaze. He posed as an employee named Ron at Blaze's Pasadena location and pranked customers: