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LeBron Hints Pregame Chalk Tossing Routine May Return in 2019

OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 10:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat throws chalk in to the air before their game against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena on January 10, 2012 in Oakland, California.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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LeBron James hasn't been doing his famous pregame chalk toss since the conclusion of the 2014 season, but fans who were fond of his ritual are in for a treat. The chalk toss was one of the most iconic pregame rituals in sports history and always seemed to capture the attention of every fan in attendance as well as those watching at home.

LeBron recently hinted that his pregame routine may be on its way back for the 2019 NBA season and could be here to stay.

This all started with a tweet from Timeless Sports showing a collage of LeBron's best chalk tosses calling them 'timeless'. From there, Twitter did its thing and went crazy until the King gave in to the hype of the crowd and gave fans just what they wanted.

He ended up replying on Twitter, which naturally, stirred the conversation even further.

There's still no promises as to whether or not LeBron will bring the chalk back out of retirement, but he has always been a man of the people. And there's no question that Lakers fans would love to see it make a comeback.

If I were to make a bet, I'd say the chalk toss is coming back for the first time in five years, and Lakers fans should embrace it as they've embraced The King himself.