LeBron James on playing in front of Royal Family: 'It's an honor'

Monday December 8th, 2014

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James said he is honored to play in front of Britian’s Royal Family and is looking forward to possibly meeting them.

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton are expected to attend Monday night’s game between the Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn with Chirlane McCray, New York mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife.

"It's an honor," James told ESPN.com. "It's a huge honor. The stuff that you read about, people like them are only in books growing up. And to hear that they're coming to town to see me play and they want to see me do what I do best, it's a huge honor."

The royal couple will be in the United States for the next three days. 

"They are going to be at the game so hopefully I get the opportunity to interact with them a little bit. We'll see what happens,” James said, according to ESPN.

James and the Cavaliers (11-7) come into the game against Brooklyn on a six-game win streak. James is averaging 24.6 points, 7.9 rebounds and 5.8 assists this season.

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