LeBron’s ‘nephew’ commits to Ohio State

Four-star guard Meechie Johnson Jr., often referred to by LeBron James as his “nephew,” committed to Ohio State’s 2021 recruiting class.The 5-foot-11, 160-pound junior from Cleveland was also being recruited by Michigan State, Wisconsin, Indiana and Xavier.”I am staying home and it is a great feeling,” he told 247Sports after announcing his decision Tuesday. “I know we are going to get a great class and we are going to do some special things. I just couldn’t be more excited about being an Ohio State Buckeye.”