TIME picks LeBron James as Athlete of the Year 2020
Soon after winning the NBA for a first time with the Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James was picked by the TIME Magazine as Athlete of the Year for 2020. This is just another individual prize in James’ magnificent career in basketball so far. Let’s see a little bit more about this during our free guaranteed sports picks for today.
2020 was a marvelous year for one of the the greatest basketball players in history. King James was instrumental for the Lakers during their quest to title number 17 in the NBA. He had an impact off the court as well. LeBron launched a nonprofit organization in order to help fighting voter supression all around the United States.
The Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th title in the NBA after beating Miami Heat in the final of the playoffs. The Lakers won the series with 4-2 while James finished second in the voting for the Kia MVP award. For a 13th time he was included in the All-NBA First Team.
Meanwhile King James missed Los Angeles Lakers’ first game during the pre-season. The champions faced local rivals Los Angeles Clippers, but James and Anthony Davis did not feature. In their next game the Lakers will travel to Arizona. The head coach Frank Vogel confirmed that LeBron and Anthony will play in Lakers’ final two pre-season games against the Suns.
The Lakers’ regular season will start on December 22 against the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center.
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