Sports·Posted on Dec 18, 201721 Times LeBron James Was Just So Incredibly LikableJust because he's not on your team doesn't mean you can't appreciate his greatness.by Christopher HudspethBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink No matter where your NBA loyalties lie, there are countless reasons to love LeBron James. Andy Lyons / Getty Images 1. First and foremost, he's a man of the people, whether he's taking a selfie with some young fans... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBA 2. ...or congratulating a Special Olympian and giving him his sneakers at a game. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBA 3. He was even genuinely excited to celebrate with a fan who hit a $75,000 half-court shot. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBA 4. LeBron goes hard when it comes to Halloween costumes. Throughout the years he's dressed up as everyone from Pennywise, to Prince, and Danny Zuko. @KingJames / Via instagram.com 5. Once he dressed up as a Blaze Pizza employee, and tried to casually blend in while serving customers. ABC News / Via youtube.com 6. He proudly shares loving posts like this one to his wife on Instagram. @KingJames / Via instagram.com 7. Not to mention, LeBron is one of the world's most charitable athletes. His foundation pledged $41 million to send every kid who finishes his program to college. Fox Sports / Via foxsports.com 8. His highly-criticized event, The Decision, actually raised $2.5 million for the Boys and Girls Club. AP 9. And he designed a shoe for kids with disabilities, then helped deliver some of them himself. Nike Basketball / Via youtube.com 10. LeBron turns into a passionate fan like the rest of us when watching his sons play. @KingJames / Via instagram.com 11. He's also a big fan of wine, and the king of #VinoChronicles. @KingJames / Via instagram.com 12. He's not above expressing himself with a good, old-fashioned meme on social media. @KingJames / Via instagram.com 13. He's got great taste in television. @KingJames / Via instagram.com 14. He's not afraid to share his opinions of the behavior of politicians publicly. LeBron James @KingJames U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going! So therefore ain't no invite. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up! 03:17 PM - 23 Sep 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. And he's used his platform to speak on social and political issues. Al Bello / Getty Images 16. Though, sometimes he just uses his platform in a relatable manner, sharing his outfit of the day, just like anybody else who is feeling their look. @KingJames / Via instagram.com 17. He's also brilliantly, subtly, petty. For example, one time he wore an "Ultimate Warrior," shirt, after beating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. Cleveland Cavaliers @cavs In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. #OneForTheLand 06:02 PM - 20 Jun 2016 Reply Retweet Favorite 18. And of course, one of his most lovable traits that can't go without mention: his skilled, enthusiastic dancing. He dances before games... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBA 19. ...during games... Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBA 20. ...and sometimes even directly after games. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC 21. On top of ALL that, watching him play basketball is a real treat, and fans of the sport shouldn't take it for granted. Gregory Shamus / Getty Images Because let's be real, disliking LeBron James is the basketball equivalent of not liking puppies.