Miami Heat’s James meets NYRB’s Henry

NBA star LeBron James got to meet his favourite soccer player when in New York for a recent Mimi Heat match.

NBA star LeBron James got to meet his favourite soccer player when in New York for a recent Mimi Heat match.

The 25-year old two-time NBA MVP had New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry courtside when the Heat thrashed the New Jersey Jets on Sunday.

The pair posed for photographs with fans following the match as two of sports biggest names came together.

Henry is currently sidelined with a knee injury which threatens to keep him out of New York’s second play-off match against San Jose Earthquakes on Thursday.