“You have a fan in me” LeBron James praises Lions’ RB Jamaal Williams’ epic interview after stunning victory vs Packers

The Green Bay Packers produced an upset performance against the Detroit Lions in their playoff spot-deciding game. The lions, on the other hand, entered the game knowing they were already out.

Lions running back Jamaal Williams delivered two rushing touchdowns as his team won the game by a score of 20-16. During the postgame interview, the 27-year-old became emotional, which moved LA Lakers superstar LeBron James. LeBron appears to have a strong following in the NFL.

What did Lebron James say regarding Jamaal Williams’ postgame interview?

Jamaal Williams was in awe after winning the game for the Lions, and he expressed it in an uncanny way in the interview. “I’m just grateful to do this for him. I’m just grateful for him to be in my life and grateful to play football and do this for him,” Jamaal dedicated this win to his great-grandfather, in tears.

This emotion overwhelmed the NBA legend James, he shared the video of the interview on Twitter and wrote, “I LOVE THIS KID SO MUCH!!! SO DOPE. You have a fan in me, Jamaal!”

James, as a family man himself, has always had a soft corner for athletes who appreciate their family’s contribution and hold it with emotion. He has a reputation for acknowledging their effort and lifting them up on the podium.

Williams also said, “There’s a lot of memories, a lot of emotions happening right now, but I’m grateful to be able to play this game for my great-grandfather. I know he’s looking down on me, I know I am making him proud.”

The 27-year-old lion’s raw emotions were highly appreciated in the NFL community. In this season, he rushed for 1066 yards and completed 17 touchdowns. Previously, Jamaal Williams moved from the Packers to the Lions with a two-year contract.

Shahbaj Arefin

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Shahbaj Arefin is a professional Sports Content Writer at SportsZion. He mostly covers NBA, alongside NFL and MLB. His favorite basketball player is Michael Jordan. Arefin is also a football enthusiast. He is a die-hard supporter of Argentina and Chelsea FC, frequently posting on Facebook during the their matches.


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