LeBron James Reportedly DM'd Skip Bayless In 2009

FS1's Skip Bayless has been widely known as one of the biggest critics of LeBron James for the last decade

Tweet: The Lakers' biggest problem is they don't have a closer. Once again this season

Tweet: LeBron James failed to close what became yet another loss - this one the worst loss of a lost season

On a recent episode of his podcast, "The Skip Bayless Show", Bayless recalled a time

where he almost interviewed James when he was in his first stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers

"I was new to Twitter," Bayless said on his show

Bayless said on his show. "One Friday, I glanced at my Twitter direct messages, my DM's, and I was shocked to see one that sure sounded like, allegedly was from LeBron in my DM's

"The message was; 'Skip lets be friends, I'll help you and you help me, let's go through this together,'" Bayless recalled