Meet the Hickok Belt Award® Winners

Past Hickok Belt Award ® winners are truly a select group – a veritable who’s who of sports icons. The award has celebrated the incredible careers of leading figures throughout sports. With names like Ali, Mantle, Brown, Namath, Palmer, Phelps and James it is an impressive list to be sure. To learn more about the amazing athletes behind the award including video highlights of their accomplishments, please enjoy the listings below.


LeBron James (2012)

LeBron Raymone James is a forward for the Miami Heat, who acquired James in the summer of 2010. Prior to that, James spent the first seven years of his professional basketball career with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers selected James with the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. James is a nine-time NBA All-Star, four-time NBA most valuable player and two-time NBA Finals MVP, making him one of a select group of players to win at least four regular season MVPs and two championships.

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