LeBron James Named Hickok Belt® Award Winner for June 2016 
 
ROCHESTER, NY – Cleveland Cavaliers forward, LeBron James, has been named the Hickok Belt® Award winner for the month of June 2016.  Voting was conducted by a select panel of members of the National Sports Media Association (NSMA). The voters selected James based on his outstanding performance in the NBA Finals in which he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the team’s first NBA title in franchise history. James, playing in his sixth straight NBA Finals, was named the 2016 NBA Finals MVP, averaging 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds, 8.9 assists, 2.6 steals and 2.3 blocks per game.


Other finalists for the month of June in order of how the NSMA voters ranked them included: Dustin Johnson (golf), Kyrie Irving (basketball), Jose Altuve (baseball), Matt Murray (hockey), Danny Salazar (baseball), Kris Letang (hockey), Brooke Henderson (golf), Edwin Encarnacion (baseball), and Keith Thurman (boxing).


His selection as the Hickok Belt® Award winner for the month of June 2016 recognizes LeBron James as “the best of the best” in professional sports for the month and makes him the sixth candidate eligible to receive the overall Hickok Belt® Award for 2016, joining Clayton Kershaw, Jake Arrieta, Novak Djokovic, Steph Curry and Jason Day.
To learn more about the Hickok Belt® Award and its rich history, please visit www.HickokBelt.com.


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