Gone but not forgotten.
One day after the announcement of the tragic death of Grant Wahl, james lebron took to Twitter to share the positive effect the sportswriter has had on his life and career.
“You have had a huge impact on me and my family and I appreciate you so much,” the NBA star said. tweeted on December 9. “A wonderful person and journalist. Rest In Paradise Grant Wahl.”
Wahl covered James when he was a high school student and is the famous author of Sports Illustrated Cover of 2002 “The Chosen One” about the then 16-year-old Ohio basketball player.
The LA Lakers star, now 37, also paid tribute to Wahl during a postgame press conference in Philadelphia on Dec. 9. to another sport,” he said. “Whenever his name came up, I would always think of myself as a teenager and having Grant in our building.”
James added: “It’s a tragic loss.”