When I got down to Akron for Nike’s More Than a Game Tour Stop Friday, the first thing I did was pick up the credentials that were left by Nike for Brendan from Stepien Rules at the media check in desk. After that though, nobody noticed I was even there, or remotely cared in the slightest that I made the trip.
They went crazy for this guy though, and when he took the stage he threw basketballs out to the kids, reveled in a frenzied roar, and did kinda funny poses like the one below.
Just before LeBron and company (Dru Joyce III, Willie McGee, and Coach Dru) took the stage, Young Jeezy’s I Put On was roaring through the speakers. And when they sat down for a Q and A, LeBron says that’s exactly what he does…for Akron (oh god please don’t leave Cleveland).
From LBJ during the Q and A:
“Everything I did, and everything I do is for the city of Akron. The city of Akron did everything for me, and I am going to continue everyday to rep Akron, and to continue to put my city on”
Editor’s Note: In the next few days we will be posting a series of pics, quotes, and aimless commentary in blogstyle coverage of Nike’s More Than A Game Akron Tour Stop…
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