LeBron James Shows Love to Special Olympian, Gives Him Shoes After Game

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistDecember 16, 2015

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MVP recognizes MVP.

A Special Olympian was honored during the Cleveland Cavaliers-Boston Celtics game on Tuesday night at the TD Garden for winning the Most Valuable Player award at a recent event.

Cavaliers superstar LeBron James, a four-time NBA MVP himself, made sure to show some love to the young athlete.

Although that interaction would've made for a cool story by itself, it got even better after the game, per ESPN's Dave McMenamin:

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Four-time NBA MVP gives a recent Special Olympics​ MVP his respect. https://t.co/HpV83FjlVr

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After the game, LeBron found the high school Special Olympian that he greeted earlier, took off his sneakers and gave them to him.

Following the game, James talked about his appreciation for the Special Olympian, per Fox Sports Ohio:

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Lebron presenting Aaron Miller with his game worn shoes. (Photos by @babsphoto) @espn @USATODAY @HuffPostSports #nba https://t.co/zdiK1spOrr

James posted 24 points and seven rebounds in the Cavaliers' 89-77 victory. Those numbers are good, but nothing he did during the game was going to top what he did after it.


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