LeBron James Gifts Game Shoes to a Supportive Grizzlies Employee

LeBron James decided to cap off his team's 111-88 victory by giving his game-worn sneakers to a Grizzlies ball girl and veteran member of Team LeBron.

LeBron James leaves the arena after a game against the Memphis Grizzlies
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LeBron James leaves the arena after a game against the Memphis Grizzlies

Late in the fourth quarter of the Lakers' Saturday 111-88 victory at Memphis, LeBron James gave his game-worn sneakers to the Grizzlies' assistant equipment manager and veteran member of Team LeBron. 

.@KingJames gave his game-worn shoes to Briane Miller, a longtime Grizzlies ball girl and LeBron supporter. She was in tears after. 🙏

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— B/R Kicks (@brkicks) December 9, 2018

After the game, James told reporters that he saw the employee, Brian’e Miller, donning exclusive pairs of his signature sneakers every time he graced the FedEx Forum. Miller told him she was a fan after James decided to talk to her about the kicks.

LeBron James on why he gave a pair of game-worn shoes to a longtime Grizzlies ball girl and supporter 🙏

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— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 9, 2018

"Every year I've come here she's always worn a very exclusive pair of my shoes and I've always noticed it and I've never said anything to her," James explained. "And tonight I said something to her for the first time and she was like, 'Yeah, I've always been Team Lebron.' So she got a pair of LeBrons."

Miller was visibly emotional following LeBron's kind gesture. "He has so many fans," she said to the (Memphis) Commericial Appeal. "That's the thing. I'm not a fan just when LeBron comes. I'm a fan when he's not looking, so it was just really cool to see him appreciate me." Watch the moment above.

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