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Father of the year? LeBron James stopped a timeout huddle to find candy for his daughter

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, center, drives between Utah Jazz's Ekpe Udoh, left, and Thabo Sefolosha, from Switzerland, in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, center, drives between Utah Jazz's Ekpe Udoh, left, and Thabo Sefolosha, from Switzerland, in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
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Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James spent an entire timeout during Thursday’s nights game against the Chicago Bulls to fetch some candy for his daughter, Zhuri James.

During a break in the game, James noticed his young daughter sitting near the bench. She asked her father for candy. So LeBron went to work, walking around the bench area to find some sweets for his daughter.

James asked coaches and game officials if they had any extra candy.

He asked one referee, “You got candy on you?”

Eventually, arena employees brought his daughter some candy, according to News 5 Cleveland.

The break from concentration didn’t hurt James or his team, as the Cavs defeated the Bulls. James made headlines after a late shot he made during the game. After sinking a shot, he trash talked the Bulls’ bench, telling them “It don’t matter.”