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Nike Basketball - LeBron James Basketball Tour China 2011 - Shanghai | Event Recap

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The 2011 LeBron James Greater China Tour arrived in Shanghai today, August 17th. The morning found LeBron at the Shanghai Sports University, where qualifying men's and women's teams from regions throughout China were training in preparation for the Nike Festival of Sports, scheduled to begin the following day. LeBron conducted skills clinics and even participated in drills, and afterward fielded questions from players and posed for pictures with each team. In the afternoon, LeBron headed to a Nike Store in downtown Shanghai, where an estimated five thousand people had gathered in the plaza outside the building in anticipation of King James's arrival. Once inside, LeBron met with lucky fans and talked up his latest shoe, the Nike LeBron Ambassador IV. "It's great to be in Shanghai again," LeBron told the assembled crowd inside the store. "The fans here are always amazing." Check out more images of LeBron's day in Shanghai after the jump.