Cleveland Cavaliers basketball player LeBron James has won a prestigious award for Athlete of the Year by Sports Illustrated for the second time, but he accepted the award with a dose of modesty and humility.
James had to award prizes to Brooklyn Barclays Center pointed out that an important team in order to arrive du success, and that he did not expect to be in the company of legends like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell, who had the same evening Muhammad Ali awarded recognition for the sport and social activism.
“The bottom line is not the individual but the people who are in the background. This is the reward for my wife. This is the reward for my mother. This award is for my three children at home,” said James.
Superstar Cleveland is then added.
“This is a reward for the great Muhammad Ali, for Bill Russell, for Jim Brown for Karim Abdul-Jabbar. Now I am here as a winner of the Sports Personality of the year, but it’s not about me, this is bigger than me and I just want everyone to thank, “said James, who was awarded the prize rep popular musician Jay-Z.
In addition, James was awarded the American swimmer Michael Phelps, who won the award for Best Sports Illustrated Olympic athletes in history.
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