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ESPN Analyst: LeBron Should Drop Copyright Claim Against Alabama

LeBron James dribbling the ball.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 25: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers dribbles down the court in the third quarter against the Brooklyn Nets during their game at Barclays Center on March 25, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

LeBron James' copyright claim against Alabama football and Nick Saban doesn't hold water, according to an ESPN analyst.

If you've been following this story, James threatened legal action against Alabama regarding its video series "Shop Talk," which will feature Saban hanging out and talking with former Crimson Tide stars in a barbershop.

James feels the concept rips off his series "The Shop" on Uninterrupted. The show features James with athletes and business people discussing a variety of topics inside a barbershop.

LeBron sent a letter to Alabama mentioning potential legal action, and Saban responded. He basically said the Crimson Tide will continue to produce the show.

LeBron didn't back down last night in response to Saban.

As much as James seems to be taking a hard line with this, ESPN's Darren Rovell says he has no grounds for a potential suit.

On the surface, LeBron having conversations in a barbershop doesn't seem like a revolutionary content idea. It's been done or pitched before.

We'll see how this plays out.