Lakers’ LeBron James Names 2 People That Are Inspiring Him Most

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James is one of the greatest basketball players of all time. He has been inspiring people for decades. The great LeBron James revealed the names of the people who are inspiring him. The three-time NBA champion is successful off and on the court. He contributes to the community and helps families live a better life. LeBron has been taking care of families in need and a lot of kids have a happy childhood thanks to his greatness.

LeBron opened the I Promise school in his hometown Akron, Ohio. That’s the only thing he does. He is a vocal supporter of the BLM protests. LeBron speaks against police brutality and racial injustice. He has the best platform to use, and many people agree with him. Most superstars stay in the shadow to protect their business, but LeBron is not even bothered. He doesn’t put his business first. He uses his power to speak up and stand by those in need.

LeBron James is inspiring other athletes

King James joined forces with top athletes and celebrities to create a voting rights group. This group would protect African-Americans and their voting rights. It was about time. A lot of people have compared him to other outspoken athletes. In his interview with Jonathan Martin of the New York Times, LeBron talked all the people who have inspired him to become the person he is today.

“I’m inspired by the likes of Muhammad Ali, I’m inspired by the Bill Russells and the Kareem Abdul-Jabbars, the Oscar Robertsons — those guys who stood when the times were even way worse than they are today,” LeBron said. “Hopefully, someday down the line, people will recognize me not only for the way I approached the game of basketball, but the way I approached life as an African-American man.”

Ali, Abdul-Jabbar and Russell were living in times of difficulties. Black athletes faced serious issues back then. Athletes faced more than nasty comments on social media. Their lives were in danger. The lives of their families were in danger.

LeBron criticized Donald Trump in so many occasions. This shows his readiness to address a real problem.