Jim Brown Says LeBron James Deserves Statue in Cleveland

June 21st, 2016 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown is perhaps the most iconic Cleveland sports figure of all time, but the legendary athlete believes Cavaliers megastar LeBron James deserves to be immortalized by the Cavs in much the same way he will be by the Browns. 

According to Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal, Browns feels as though King James should have a statue erected in his honor after leading the Cavaliers to their first-ever NBA championship over the Golden State Warriors:

[Cavs owner Dan] Gilbert is going to give him a statue. He'd better give him a statue. That young man put out so much blood, sweat and tears it's unbelievable. He gave up his life. He could've had a heart attack he was playing so hard. So they'd better give him a statue. That's the least they could do.

[He's] a young man who has taken responsibility on every level — community, family, team, organization, city — and he's done it with grace. He's carried himself well. He has bitten the bullet many times, and it's paid off for him. His legacy is set, and I'm so happy for him.

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