James Leads Group of NBA Nominees at ESPYs
Posted Jun 27 2007 7:36PM
June 26, 2007 -- Nominees for The 2007 ESPYs co-presented by HUMMER and Under Armour have been announced, and for the second year in a row, an ESPYs host has a chance to leave Hollywood's Kodak Theatre with a trophy in hand. While Jimmy Kimmel did not qualify for an ESPY, his hosting counterpart LeBron James is nominated in three categories, including Best Male Athlete and Best NBA Player. Kimmel and James will be joined on stage by the biggest stars in sports and entertainment at the 15th annual celebration of the top moments, most emotional stories and best performances from the past year in sports, televised Sunday, July 15 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
The following is a list of NBA ESPY Nominations:
James is also a nominee for Best Championship Performance, and the HUMMER "Like Nothing Else" Award.
The first round playoff series win by the Golden State Warriors over the Dallas Mavericks was nominated for Best Upset.
Also notable are both Greg Oden and Kevin Durant, who are up for Best Male College Athlete.