LeBron James celebrates Sports Emmy win for Muhammad Ali doc
The 2020 Sports Emmy Awards were a virtual affair, and during the live-streamed ceremony, LeBron James was honored for his role in producing a documentary about Muhammad Ali.
SpringHill Productions, the company overseen by the Los Angeles Lakers superstar and longtime business partner Maverick Carter, won the outstanding long sports documentary award for “What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali Part I.” James and Carter received the award nod as executive producers.
Upon hearing about the honor, James took to Twitter to celebrate.
Yessir!!!!!!! @mavcarter @TheSpringHillCo. . Congrats to the whole team! Love this project from the time we received it. WOW!! https://t.co/fcbhJQCLKJ— LeBron James (@KingJames) August 12, 2020
James’ highly prosperous production company was recently in the news after it topped $100 million in outside investments. James was left “incredibly proud” by reaching the remarkable milestone.
SpringHill Entertainment, which boasts James as chairman and Carter as CEO, is also associated with Uninterrupted LLC, the duo’s multimedia platform. The tremendous amount of success already enjoyed by the company is only reinforced by being honored with a Sports Emmy.
James of course is with the Lakers in the NBA bubble at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., preparing for the postseason as the Western Conference’s top seed. But his many pursuits outside of basketball continue to yield acclaim and attention.