EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 2: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers performs his pre-game ritual with chalk powder before a game against the New Jersey Nets on January 2, 2010 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2010 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** LeBron James
It's odd, but there's a connection between LeBron James and University of California, Davis. LeBron might not be aware of it yet, but there's a decent chance he is now.
For the second time in the past three years, a UC Davis student did LeBron's trademark chalk toss after receiving his diploma during the graduation ceremony.
Two years ago, a student did the chalk toss and then LeBron's celebratory chest-thump and stomp:
This year, another student did the stomp and chest-thump, the power toss and added Johnny Manziel's TOPSZN/Money Manziel hand gesture for good measure:
We're not sure why so many Aggies are diehard LeBron fans, but we'd love to find out.
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