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LeBron James Pays Tribute to Sports Journalist Grant Wahl After His Death – E! Online

Gone however not forgotten.

One day after the information broke of the tragic death of Grant WahlLeBron James took to Twitter to share the optimistic impact the sports author had on his life and career.

“You had a huge impact on me and my family and I’m so appreciative of you,” the NBA star tweeted on Dec. 9. “A great person and journalist. Rest In Paradise Grant Wahl.”

Wahl lined James as a highschool scholar and famously authored the Sports Illustrated 2002 cowl story “The Chosen One” in regards to the then 16-year-old basketball participant from Ohio.

The L.A. Lakers star, now 37, additionally paid tribute to Wahl at a postgame press convention in Philadelphia Dec. 9. “I’ve always kind of watched from a distance even when I moved up in ranks and became a professional, and he went to a different sport,” he mentioned. “Any time his name would come up, I’ll always think back to me as a teenager and having Grant in our building.”

James added, “It’s a tragic loss.”



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