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This LeBron James superfan is taking his talents to the National Spelling Bee

Baller on the court, baller when determining a language of origin.

Meet Gokul Venkatachalam. He's a massive, massive LeBron fan. He's even wearing a LeBron jersey under his dress shirt at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. He knows how to drop a mean reference, too:

Perhaps the best part is that this Spelling Bee finalist doesn't play HORSE when he's on the court, he plays N-O-N-P-A-R-E-I-L.

Thankfully, it's very easy to spell "swag."

Gokul ended up being a co-champion. Yes, co-champion. It happens.

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