LeBron James hopes his upbringing can inspire Filipino kids to become NBA stars



LeBron James hopes his story can inspire young Filipinos to rise from adversity through basketball.
The Cleveland Cavaliers star is in the country to mentor finalists of 'Rise,' a Nike-sponsored reality TV program aimed at finding young Filipino basketball players, mostly from the countryside, and to hone their talents.
Coming from humble beginnings and raised by a single mother, James said he can relate to what the 'Rise kids' are going through.
'I think my story speaks for itself, you know I was a kid who didn't believe that I can't make my dream become a reality, and I know it will take... read more

 
21 August 2015 in Sport, Views: 34
Source: Daily Mail
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