Leicester Bryce Stovell: Will DNA Prove He is Lebron James' Father?

LeBron James (AP Photo, file) AP

LeBron James (AP Photo, file)

NEW YORK (CBS) As the world waits to learn where the "King" will place his throne, Leicester Bryce Stovell says he's still waiting for DNA that will prove he's Lebron James' father.

And he's filed a lawsuit to make it happen. Talk about perfect timing.

Stovell claims, in a $4 million suit obtained by TMZ, that he took a paternity test in 2007, but Lebron and his mother tampered with the results.

DNA testing is currently the gold standard to determine a parent. It is correct 99 percent of the time, but Stovell says that's not good enough.

He claims he met Lebron's mother, Gloria James, in a Washington area bar in 1984 and had unprotected sex with her on the night they met. Months later, he returned and James said she was pregnant.

Stovell, a 55-year-old Princeton graduate, says he vividly remembers telling her, "Well, if he's mine, make sure he plays basketball." He claims that was the last time he saw her for more than 20 years.

So, will Stovell get his self-proclaimed medical mystery solved? It's a long shot.

Reporting Contributed by CBS Sports

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