‘The Akronite’: LeBron’s new Nike ad speaks to special relationship with hometown

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AKRON, Ohio — Nike’s latest ad with Cavs superstar LeBron James features playwright and poet Lemon Andersen, when he delivered a special poem to LeBron and Akron at the LeBron XIII launch event last month.

It’s called “The Akronite,” and it speaks to the special relationship between LeBron and his hometown.

It’s also a sequel to the 2013 “Rubber City Soul” poem.

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