NBA superstar LeBron James kicked off his seventh personal China journey on Tuesday in Beijing - by sharing his success and happiness with his Chinese fans.
In his four-day visit, James is also scheduled to visit Shanghai after leaving Beijing - the two cities he will return to and lead the Miami Heat to play against the LA Clippers in the pre-season games in October.
When LeBron James appears at the Beijing Chaoyang Gymnasium, more than 2,000 fans start yelling and cheering to welcome their hero.
This is the seventh visit for the NBA star to China - and it is special both for the player and his fans.
It's been a perfect year for James who was more than happy to talk about his 2012.
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"Yeah, wow, I feel so great, you know, to be able to win NBA Championship, to win NBA playoff season, the final's MVP, add an Olympic gold medal at the same year, it's a dream to come true. It's a perfect year, man. It's been amazing."
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James is in China to attend the Summer Basketball Gala event - which is themed as 'Find Your Greatness'.
He will stay four days in the country and visit two cities - Beijing and Shanghai.
The organisers hope he can encourage more Chinese fans to take up the game, before James will come back to Beijing and Shanghai with his all-star team.
The Miami Heat will play two pre-season games against the LA Clippers in Beijing and Shanghai in mid-October.
Lebron James visits ChinaWednesday, August 22 2012