LeBron James had a helluva year. In June, he won his first NBA championship as a member of the Miami Heat. In August, he took home a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics as a member of Team USA. He was also named MVP of the 2011-12 NBA season. And, now, as a result of all these things, King James has been named the 2012 Sports Illustrated "Sportsman of the Year."

Check out a behind-the-scenes video from LBJ's SI shoot above. Do you think he deserved to win the "Sportsman of the Year" award this year?

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[via Huffington Post]