LeBron James Shows Respect To Special Olympics MVP During Game

A moment neither Aaron Miller nor LeBron James will soon forget.

During the second quarter of Tuesday's Cleveland Cavaliers 89-77 win over the Boston Celtics, LeBron James took a minute to greet the hero of the game, 16-year-old Special Olympics athlete Aaron Miller. Miller was reportedly recognized for the MVP award at Boston's recent Special Olympics competition. 

The overjoyed look on Miller's face was priceless.

According to ESPN, Miller overcame brain damage and thousands of hours of surgery to get where he is now. He currently plays on the basketball and golf teams for his high school in Massachusetts.

"When I saw his story, it was just like, I don't know, I felt like I was a part of him," James said to reporters after the game. "It was not for you guys or the fans; it was for him."

ESPN's Dave McMenamin said that James presented the teen with his shoes after the game.

A moment neither Miller nor James will soon forget.


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