Lebron James urges youth to give back

August 11, 2009 5:02:45 PM PDT
NBA star Lebron James came to Chicago on Tuesday to urge young people to give back to their communities.James stopped at Seward park on the city's North Side, where he threw up the ball for the opening tip off of a game between Chicago Public Schools students.

The Cleveland Cavaliers all-star is in town as part of his 10-city "More Than a Game" tour. The tour focuses on youth empowerment, community service and basketball activities.

"What we're trying to do is give back to the kids help them believe the dream they dream at night can be reality if they really work at it," said James.

James also promoted a new film about his high school years called "More Than a Game," as well as his new shoe the Nike Air Max Lebron VII.


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