LeBron James reveals he 'regrets' naming his son after himself

LeBron James reveals he 'regrets' naming his son after himself

LeBron James is committed to helping the people of Akron no matter where he plays basketball, and one of his biggest achievements officially became a reality on Monday. Everything they are going through as kids, I know.

Third and fourth graders are the school's first students (the school will expand every year until it holds grades 1-8), and when they walked in on Monday morning, they had some welcome-to-school gifts waiting for them. According to Keith Liechty, the Akron Public Schools' liaison to the James' Foundation, they looked at reading data and identified students who were a year or two behind in the subject.

At 9 a.m.in Akron, Ohio, the first kids from the LeBron James Family Foundation took their first steps into the charity's brand new school.

"All due respect to the Lakers, who handled everything well", Lakers legend Jerry West told Sports Illustrated, "but, as these things go, LeBron was not a tough free-agent signing". James' I Promise School is not just a new location for learning, but also intends on offering academic support, as well as educational, career and emotional support for the parents.

In a video he released Sunday on his "Uninterrupted" Facebook page, James spoke about the connection he feels to the children of northeast OH, and the pride he feels in opening this school. Durant has often cited James as an inspiration for his own move from Oklahoma City to Golden State in 2016. I rode the same bikes on the streets that they ride on.

Most recently James has been locked in pre-season training with his new franchise the Los Angeles Lakers as gernal Manger, and National Basketball Association great, Magic Johnson looks to piece together a super team to unravel the dynasty of the Golden State Warriors.

James went on to talk a bit about the school's mission, and he praised Akron in doing so.

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