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Ballplayers big on Bianca at Delano

 
 
James, Brinson
James, Brinson
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LeBron James and his wife Savannah had dinner with friends on Saturday night at Bianca at the Delano. The Jameses feasted on risotto with mushrooms and branzino while talking to friends about their recent travels. The following morning, beleaguered baller Alex Rodriguez and girlfriend Torrie Wilson enjoyed a quiet breakfast at Bianca.

Miami Heat player Ray Allen had dinner with his family Sunday at The Cheesecake Factory in Coconut Grove. Allen was friendly to guests as they approached him and shake his hand, and when he entered, “literally every guest in the Veranda stood up to see him as he came in to the restaurant,” says our source.

We know that if David Beckham brings an MLS team to Miami, he and his wife Victoria won’t be residing on Ocean Drive at the Versace Mansion as some previously speculated. So where would the Beckhams live? Sunny Isles, say some sources. Last we heard the $50 million penthouse at the Mansions at Acqualina was still available. Stay tuned.

Former Beverly Hills, 90210 actor turned Chippendales dancer and Sharknado star Ian Ziering was spotted Thursday night at HYDE Beach at SLS Hotel. The ex- Dancing With the Stars contestant sipped on vodka cocktails as he smiled and took pictures with female fans.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was seen fueling up for Sunday’s game Saturday night at Bourbon Steak. We guess the steak had that extra kick needed to beat the Dolphins.

Former Jersey Shore character and DJ Pauly D was the headliner Saturday night at Gryphon Nightclub in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for The Roslyn L. Weiser Memorial Foundation Fundraiser event. Fire-breathing dancers crowded the DJ booth as everyone sipped on REMIX, the DJ’s latest vodka-based cocktails. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the nonprofit, which benefits breast cancer patients.

Floyd Mayweather is making his Miami rounds, showing up Sunday night at Bamboo with, according to our spy, “A huge entourage [and] the biggest bodyguards I have ever seen.” Included in that entourage were Flo Rida, Lil Wayne and Mack Maine.

El Gordo y la Flaca host Lili Estefan had dinner with a large group Saturday night at Zuma. Miami Heat player Greg Oden was also there that night, having dinner and sipping a Mai Tai . Supping early on Sunday: Mexican actor Jorge Salinas and a friend.

Filmmaker and street artist Thierry Guetta, better known as Mr. Brainwash, was seen having dinner Friday night at The Forge.

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