LeBron James NBA All-Star Interview Airing Monday Night

NBA TV will have an hourlong special on Monday night when Steve Smith sits down with LeBron James

The 2014 All-Star Game has come and gone but there is one more event for Miami Heat fans to tune into. LeBron James will be interviewed on NBA TV on Monday night per ESPN.

James finished off Sunday's game with 22 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. James also sprinkled in three steals all while putting on a display of impressive dunks. The MVP honors went to Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers but James certainly came close to taking home his third MVP trophy. James worked together with Irving on multiple scores by the Eastern Conference.

The interview that will air on Monday was prerecorded and some snippets of it have already been released by the NBA. Former NBA player Steve Smith was assigned with the interview and hit on a variety of topics including the early concern that James and Dwyane Wade had about their decision to play together in Miami. James' comments on that can be found in a preview video on the NBA's official website.

The most talked about question from the interview thus far has been the now-infamous Mount Rushmore question. James was asked to name four NBA greats of all time to sit atop the NBA's version of Mount Rushmore and selected Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson. In doing so, James left out such names as Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain.  

Another name James left off was Kobe Bryant, who has five NBA titles under his belt which gives him more than Bird and Robertson combined. Bryant was asked for his own Mount Rushmore on Sunday according to the Chicago Sun-Times and only made one change from James' picks. Bryant selected Russell instead of Robertson as his fourth and final choice.

The full interview airs on NBA TV at 9 p.m.

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