LeBron James Opens His Wallet With Massive Donation To Muhammad Ali Exhibit

David Hookstead | Contributor

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is writing a massive check for the Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C.

TMZ Sports broke the news Thursday morning that the three-time NBA champion would be donating $2.5 million to the exhibit titled, “Muhammad Ali: A Force for Change.” (SLIDESHOW: 13 Times Lindsey Vonn Proved She’s One Of The Hottest Women Alive)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND, OH – OCTOBER 30: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers smiles after a play in the second quarter against the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena on October 30, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

James isn’t the only NBA legend donating a large amount of money to the exhibit. Michael Jordan donated $5 million and Magic Johnson is kicking in another $1 million. (SLIDESHOW: 12 TIMES SPORTS PUNDIT KRISTINE LEAHY LOOKED ABSOLUTELY STUNNING)

Ali passed away at the age of 74 in June due to respiratory problems. (RELATED: The Greatest: Muhammad Ali Dies At Age 74 [VIDEO])

Clearly these NBA stars are doing their part to make sure the legendary boxer is never forgotten.

Follow David on Twitter and Facebook

David Hookstead

Contributor

Trending

The Smoke Room’s Model Of The Week: Emma Hernan
This Lindsey Pelas Lingerie Photo Is The Perfect Way To End The Week
Celebrate National Take A Hike Day With Sara Underwood [SLIDESHOW]
Camille Kostek Climbing Out Of A Pool In Slow Motion Will Make Your Day