LeBron James, the NBA great, gave an Akron couple the nicest Christmas present they could have imagined in 2016 by giving them $1.3M in cash 

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LeBron James was back to being Ohio’s favorite son after what was arguably the best Finals ever. The legendary former Cavaliers star defeated the Golden State Warriors despite falling behind 3-1 to end Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought 

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With a 73-9 record at the time, Steve Kerr and his team had the most successful season in NBA history. Nevertheless, in Game Seven at home, King James was the Dub Nation’s nemesis. 

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One such instance had the defendant dressing up as Santa Claus to give $1.3 million in cash to John and Angel, a couple from Akron, at their residence. 

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The pair in question was a contestant on the game program The Wall, whose executive producers were LBJ and Maverick Carter. 

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James would personally surprise John and Angel at their house with the $1.3 million win, to which the couple would respond pricelessly. 

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Well, most of us probably wouldn’t picture one of the greatest athletes in the world ringing our doorway with $1.3 million in cash. 

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The 18-time All-Star drove to John and Angel’s house in his posh van with two suitcases loaded with cash.  

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James would be greeted by audible shrieks as soon as he rang the doorbell. The thrilled family was in awe of what they were seeing. 

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