LeBron James is ecstatic about Chris Bosh being named as a finalist for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in the class of 2021.
Chris Bosh has always been underrated. When we talk about some of the greats of the game, the 2-time NBA champion’s name doesn’t come up nearly enough.
So, when fans learned the former player is a finalist for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for the 2021 class, they were excited, to say the least.
One of the many people that were excited for the former player, was LeBron James. The arguable Greatest of all time has always been good friends with Bosh, going back to before they were on the Heat. And so, it only makes sense that the 4-time NBA champion reacted to this great news.
LeBron James congratulates Chris Bosh for his Hall of Fame nomination
Chris Bosh posted an IGTV post, where he was on air with ESPN when he was told the incredible news. Speaking on his achievement, here is what he had to say.
“Words can’t really describe (it)…I’m actually speechless. This doesn’t happen much…But I’m so appreciative. Everything I’ve tried to give to the game of basketball, and everything that basketball has done for me.”
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He continued on the topic:
“I still wanted to be playing to this day, but everything doesn’t happen the way we want them to, but we have to make do, and I’m appreciative.”
LeBron James reposted what was a very jovial interview on his Instagram story. He also added “Yessir my brother!!!!! Well Deserved”, following that statement up with a clapping, high-five, a black heart, high fist, and a crown emoji.
It really is heartwarming to see one of the greatest ever players get the respect and support he is so deserving of. And we hope, that one day, his legacy will finally get the attention it does as well.