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LeBron James shares time with young Wisconsin fan with cancer

Mar 29, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) drives for the basket during the first quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Photo: Image by Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron James shares time with young Wisconsin fan with cancer

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Mar 29, 2014

LeBron James of the Miami Heat responded to a Twitter campaign called #LeBronMeetEbony, with thousands of tweets meant to get him to meet Verona, Wis., high school hoops star Ebony Nettles-Bey, who battles cancer.

Their meeting happened Saturday night with the Milwaukee Bucks-Miami Heat game in Milwaukee.

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A lifelong sports fanatic whose grandfather appeared on a weekly show in the early years of 620WTMJ, Jay was well-groomed for a career with Journal Broadcast Group and WTMJ.