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SportsKids of the Year honored with LeBron James at star-studded event 14

  • Posted by: Justin Tejada
  • December 6, 2012, 11:47 AM

The 2012 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKids of the Year, brothers Conner and Cayden Long, were honored at a star-studded event in New York City last night. The Long brothers were part of the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year ceremony that recognized Miami Heat star LeBron James. Celebrities such as Jay-Z, Beyoncé, and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski were also in attendance, and everyone there was impressed by Conner's and Cayden's accomplishments.

Cayden, suffers from cerebral palsy, but Conner doesn't let that stop him from playing sports with his brother. The two compete in triathlons together, with Conner towing Cayden behind in a raft during the swimming leg, towing him behind his bike during the cycling portion, and pushing him during the run. Triathlons have been a great way for the brothers to come together and have made them an inspiration to everyone that hears their story.

After hearing their story at the Sportsman ceremony, Coach K said that Conner and Cayden have scholarships to Duke waiting for them when they get older, and LeBron said that the brothers should get ready for the private plane that is going to take them from their home in Tennessee to Miami to "meet the guys." Even Jay-Z and Beyoncé couldn't wait to shake hands with Conner and Cayden.

See more pictures of the event and see the video that played at the ceremony after the jump.

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Justin Tejada

Watch Carmelo Anthony dunk on some little kids 7

  • GearHead
  • Posted by: Justin Tejada
  • December 4, 2012, 1:37 PM

Carmelo Anthony plays hard no matter who he's playing against, and that includes a bunch of litle kids. In this hilarious new commercial for Kids Foot Locker, the New York Knicks star flushes dunks, talks trash, and swats shots while hooping it up against some young ballers

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All Hail the King! LeBron James Named 2012 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year 8

  • Hoophead
  • Posted by: Jeremy Repanich
  • December 3, 2012, 1:37 PM

Well, to tell you the truth, this shouldn't be much of surprise. Love him or hate him, LeBron James ascended to the top of the basketball world this year with his amazing playoff performance, first championship and leadership of the Olympic team's gold medal run. More »

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