The waterworks came unexpectedly for LeBron James.

The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was watching TV on Monday when one of his favorite shows "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" came on. The episode was particularly memorable for James -- in it, the father of Will Smith's character briefly reappears in his son's life.

James felt so moved by the episode that he posted four videos of its most touching scene.



Part 1.I shed a tear til this day every time I see this episode. Every single time!

A video posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on


Part 2

A video posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on


Part 3

A video posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on


James himself grew up with a largely absentee father. And like Will Smith's character in this scene, James has credited his father with providing him the motivation to be a better dad for his own kids.


James and his wife, Savannah, have two sons and a daughter. Their youngest, Zhuri, was born Oct. 22, 2014.

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