LeBron James Wins Sports Emmy For Muhammad Ali Documentary

Los Angeles Lakers superstar, LeBron James can now call himself a Sports Emmy winner!

The 35-year-old NBA player and his SpringHill Entertainment production company were crowned with the Outstanding Long Sports Documentary Emmy award on Tuesday (August 11) for HBO’s What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali Part I

“Congrats to the whole team!” James tweeted, tagging his fellow executive producer and SpringHill partner Maverick Carter. “Love this project from the time we received it. WOW!!!”

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Premiering on HBO in April of last year, the two-part documentary featured legendary archival footage through Muhammad’s Ali’s iconic career. 

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“#StriveForGreatness,” the SpringHill Company responded to the news. “Thank you to all our incredible partners at HBO, Sutter Road, Fuqua Films, Zipper, Authentic Brands, our amazing production/post team & of course the [goat] Muhammad Ali.”

The three-time NBA champion was also nominated for his HBO talk show The Shop: UNINTERRUPTED for Outstanding Edited Sports Special or Series. 

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