LeBron James is one of the most popular basketball players in the world. The NBA star has excelled in the sport, creating a reputation so prestigious, that his name is practically inseparable from every new players’ aspirations.
The 36-year-old former Cavalier’s player, now among the LA Lakers’ top pick, holds an impressive 84.1 million Instagram followers, with numerous brand deals racking in millions of dollars.
The only thing probably higher than his net worth currently is the height that he can dunk a basketball.
Keep scrolling to see LeBron’s latest Mother’s Day Instagram post!
Mother’s Day Love!
Yesterday marked a special occasion for NBA players everywhere as they celebrated Mother’s Day. (May 4th)
It is not uncommon for famous faces to make heartfelt callouts to their own mothers and other everywhere.
In fact, other NBA stars like Steph Curry and Anthony Davis participated in a video dedicated to mothers.
The video was syndicated on sports networks like ESPN, and across social media outlets nonstop.
Of course, James wasn’t to be outdone, and is regarded as a wonderful model for showing family affection. Just like last year, the all-star shared a touching message to his own mother.
James caption his post sharing the following:
“Mother’s Day Brunch!! Beyond blessed???????. My fav holiday by far!!! Happy Mother’s Day to all the loving, powerful, strong women out there! You’re EXTREMELY APPRECIATED! ??✨✨?”
Fans found this to be an incredible shoutout showing support for women and mothers in a powerful way.
Last year (in 2020) he shared a similar message expressing how much he loves Mother’s Day:
“By far my fav day of the year!!’; Still to this day I don’t know how you did it but damn it you did and I’m so grateful and lucky to have you as my mother!”
(He also shared support for his wife who he has 3 children with)
Keep scrolling to see what NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal said on Mother’s Day!
‘My Hero Is My Mom’
Another reason why the LA Lakers have been so popular over the years is because they annually express their love for their family. In fact, even retired professional NBA stars like Shaquille O’Neal have stated how deeply appreciative they are towards their mothers.
“My hero is my mom. She’s my hero every day, not just on Mother’s Day!” (Shaquille, NBA legend & former LA Lakers player)
Messages like these continue to help expand the team’s fanbase and public support. Cause who doesn’t want to root for a team that holds common values.
Keep scrolling for details about James’ career success!
LeBron has created quite the stir on social media with thousand of people sending their love towards his family and celebrating the nationally recognized holiday. The highly anticipated matches continue to show positive support in the bleachers with every game.
There is so much public affection directed towards LeBron that he is estimated to become a billionaire this year! (2021)
Read more in the article below were we go in-depth on why experts believe this is a matter of when than if.