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Gazette Premium Content Video: LeBron James answers viral request, spends time with girl suffering from cancer

Yahoo Sports Updated: March 31, 2014 at 12:31 pm
Yahoo Sports Updated: March 31, 2014 at 12:31 pm • Published: March 31, 2014

Before leading his team to another easily forgettable double-digit win over an inferior foe, LeBron James made this game one to remember by making a young girl's dream come true. In Milwaukee to face the Bucks, James met with Ebony Nettles-Bey, a high school basketball player from Wisconsin...

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Before leading his team to another easily forgettable double-digit win over an inferior foe, LeBron James made this game one to remember by making a young girl's dream come true.

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In Milwaukee to face the Bucks, James met with Ebony Nettles-Bey, a high school basketball player from Wisconsin who is battling cancer. Ebony's teammates started a Twitter campaign, using the hashtag #LeBronMeetEbony, to try to get the attention of the girl's hero, and it worked.

Ebony's wish became a reality Saturday. She led the back-to-back defending champs out for pregame warmups and even shot around with James. After shootaround James signed a shoe for the high schooler.

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