Cleveland Cavaliers and NBA superstar LeBron James spotted a Special Olympian sitting in the stands during a game against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday and afterward gave him his shoes.
Aaron Miller was being recognized at halftime for being the MVP of a recent Special Olympics competition. When James spotted Miller, he ran over to speak with him and congratulate him on his incredible accomplishment, according to USA Today. (RELATED: LeBron James Sends Heartwarming Letter To Terminally Ill Teenage Fan)
After the game James even went further and gave Miller his shoes from the game.
When the topic was brought up after the game James remained humble in his reasoning for what he did. He said in part:
I wasn’t able to hear the whole story because I was in the game and coach was drawing up the play. But I looked up by the JumboTron and I saw what he been through and where he is now. I think the doctor said he would never walk again or talk again… I looked up there and right from there, it became so much more than basketball.
Miller was born with severe brain damage, but after several surgeries has been able to compete in athletics, according to the New York Daily News.