LeBron James surprised us with a new pair of timely kicks just before the NBA All-Star Game.

The custom Air Force 1 design reads "More Than An Athlete" on the side.

LeBron James breaks out the custom “More Than An Athlete” Air Force 1s

On Friday, James posted a photo on Instagram, stressing "I AM MORE THAN AN ATHLETE." The post's caption, #wewillnotshutupanddribble, references Fox News host Laura Ingraham's racist "shut up and dribble" comment.