LeBron James gets married; Jay Z and Beyonce sing

September 16, 2013

LeBron James and Savannah Brinson last December.  (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)

In a ceremony that completed the 2013 sports-celebrity wedding trifecta, LeBron James and Savannah Brinson tied the knot over the weekend, joining Robert Griffin III and Rebecca Liddicoat as well as Michael Jordan and Yvette Prieto in the land of wedded bliss.

The Miami Heat star and his longtime girlfriend chose San Diego’s Grand Del Mar Hotel for a ceremony that attracted about 200 guests, according to US Weekly. Among them were Dwyane Wade and his girlfriend Gabrielle Union, Chris and Adrienne Bosh, Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra, Carmelo Anthony, and Ne-Yo. Beyonce flew in for the wedding from Brazil, where she’s on tour, and joined hubby Jay Z to perform “Crazy in Love.”

Darned if few of them tweeted about it, so there aren’t many images, other than Wade sharing that the party van had a flat tire en route to the ceremony. .

James and Brinson, who got engaged on New Year’s Eve 2011, have been together since they were 16 and are the parents of two boys, aged 8 and 6.

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