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LeBron James turns to Conor McGregor for inspiration

Conor McGregor's drive to become a UFC champion has been a source of inspiration for his legion of fans around the world.

Including, it seems, one of the greatest NBA players.

LeBron James, a two-time NBA champion and four-time league MVP, posted this quote from the UFC's featherweight champion on his Instagram account early Wednesday, Jan. 20.

 

I'm obsessed!! Straight up #StriveForGreatness #AndThatsWhyImNeverSatisfied

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