Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has officially endorsed Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton for president.
The three-time NBA champion wrote an op-ed for Business Insider explaining his decision to endorse Clinton instead of Republican nominee Donald Trump.
He wrote in part:
When I look at this year’s presidential race, it’s clear which candidate believes the same thing. Only one person running truly understands the struggles of an Akron child born into poverty. And when I think about the kinds of policies and ideas the kids in my foundation need from our government, the choice is clear.
That candidate is Hillary Clinton.
I support Hillary because she will build on the legacy of my good friend, President Barack Obama. I believe in what President Obama has done for our country and support her commitment to continuing that legacy.
Ohio is one of the biggest swing states in the election, and the Cavaliers star forward is arguably most famous person in the state. Only time will tell how big of an impact his endorsement will make.