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LeBron James of the Miami Heat encourages his team during the first quarter in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (Joe Cavaretta/Sun Sentinel/MCT)
In this June 14 photo, Miami Heat forward LeBron James responds to a question during a media availability for the NBA Finals in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Miami Heat's LeBron James talks to reporters during a news conference in Miami, June 17. James says he's going on vacation with his family before making any decisions about his future. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Sitting in chairs on the gym floor where Akron’s best basketball player learned the game, they came to honor the memory of Akron’s second-best basketball player — and one of its all-time nicest people.