LeBron James has a lot driving him.
The pursuit of greatness, the never-ending quest for more NBA championships and, apparently, a desire to succeed without his father, as he made quite clear on Instagram:
You can read the full story in GQ's cover article on LeBron, but even the isolated quote packs a punch. The message is still blindingly obvious, as James is thanking his father, whose absence in his life made him a stronger person.
You can poke fun at the NBA's reigning MVP for "The Decision", flopping and having a receding hairline, but don't make the mistake of denying his drive—especially with motivation like that.