LeBron James urges teammates to enjoy meeting with President Obama

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Before Barack Obama ends his tenure as President of the United States of America, he has one last meeting with LeBron James.

Twice during his time with the Miami Heat, James was welcomed to the White House by President Obama, but this visit will be his first with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

It is special to James for a number of reasons and he has urged his title-winning teammates to take in every second of the special day.

Speaking ahead of Obama's final NBA championship celebration, James said: "I know our guys are excited about it, especially the guys who have never been there before. They should take it in full and appreciate it. We're all going to appreciate the environment.

"It's going to be special for the simple fact that not only am I going to be there with my Cleveland teammates, but I'm there when Barack is on his way out.

"Like I said, he's been a great role model, especially to African-American kids. What he did was something that you never thought could be possible. Being a black president, for me to be there when he's on his way out and his last term is ending, I think that's pretty significant as well."

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