How Jay Z Motivated LeBron James for the NBA Finals Victory
Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images

The Cleveland Cavaliers took home a big win Sunday night after a remarkable seven-game series in the NBA Finals. LeBron James was unanimously named MVP for demonstrating incredible athleticism and sportsmanship to which he attributes to the motivating Jay Z.  

“Like Jay-Z said you gotta keep low and keep firing and that’s exactly what I did,” said the championship victor.

Iman Shumpert Celebrates Cavs NBA Championship Win With Daughter ‘Junie’

Loading the player...

Meanwhile, Jay Z shared congratulatory words to “King James” and also acknowledged the Warriors on Twitter.

WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.