LeBron James in now a Sports Emmy winner

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LeBron James.
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  • LeBron James has won a Sports Emmy award.
  • His production company won Outstanding Long Sports Documentary for What's My Name: Muhammad Ali Part I.
  • The Sports Emmy Awards recognises excellence in sports television programming.


LeBron James can now add Emmy winner to his long list of accolades.

The basketball player and his production company Spring Hill Entertainment won a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Long Sports Documentary for What's My Name: Muhammad Ali Part 1.

LeBron shared the exciting news on Twitter retweeting the Sports Emmys. He wrote: "Yessir!!!!!!! @mavcarter @TheSpringHillCo. Congrats to the whole team! Love this project from the time we received it. Wow!"

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The documentary directed by Antonie Fuqua takes a look at the life of Muhammad Ali, his boxing career and his social activism.

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The Sports Emmy Awards recognises excellence in sports television programming, which includes sports-related series, live coverage of sporting events, as well as awards for best sports announcers. It is presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).

LeBron is also the executive producer of the Netflix limited series Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C. J. Walker starring Octavia Spencer. The show received two primetime Emmy Award nominations.

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