“So Proud Of You”: Dallas Mavericks CEO Makes Sha’Carri Richardson Emotional; Pens A Special Message For America’s Track Star

Published 11/11/2023, 11:09 PM EST

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Sha’Carri Richardson had a terrific comeback year in 2023, which made every American proud. The 23-year-old sprinted like lightning on the tracks as she won race after race bagging gold medals. While the US has already thanked her in countless ways, her hometown of Dallas recently joined in for a special thanks. In fact, one of the biggest representatives of Dallas thanked and congratulated SCR.

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Sha’Carri Richardson recently graced the American Airlines Center to support the Dallas Mavericks in their match against the Los Angeles Clippers. While Richardson met the players of Dallas, a social media post showed her meeting the Mavs CEO Cynthia Marshall as well. The post showcased the duo exchanging a wholesome moment as Marshall complimented SCR both online and in person.

Words and hugs melt Sha’Carri Richardson

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Sha’Carri Richardson is one of the biggest success as well as redemption stories of the US. While the 23-year-old had a very rough start in her international career, she now stands on top of the world. SCR is known for her joyous and infectious personality and she recently met her match as she visited the camp of the Dallas Mavericks on 10 November.

The NBA and Dallas Mavericks uploaded a joint post on Instagram where Dallas CEO Cynthia Marshall met with the US sprinting star. Marshall said to SCR, “You don’t know how proud of you we are. We are so proud of you. We are proud of your accomplishments, and how you handle your business.” The Mavs CEO followed these words with a giant bear hug.

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Cynthia Marshall and Sha’Carri Richardson enjoyed each other’s company a lot. In fact, Richardson also clicked a picture with Marshall while they both held SCR’s Budapest gold medal. Marshall shared the pic on her Instagram story and penned a special message for Richardson. 

She wrote, “It was a pleasure meeting @carririchardson_ last night. She is amazing. I held a gold medal. Much bigger than the ones I touched as a kid.” These words melted Sha’Carri Richardson and made the American sprinting icon emotional. In fact, Sha’Carri Richardson reposted the story and wrote a note back to Marshall.

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Returning the loving emotions 

Sha’Carri Richardson highlighted Cynthia Marshall’s post on her Instagram and reposted it with a caption of her own. Reacting to the Mavs CEO’s words, SCR wrote, “Thank you for the love!” followed by a smiling emoji surrounded by hearts. The duo also shared a moment where Marshall called Sha’Carri Richardson the “best of the best”, while also calling her team the same.

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Interestingly, this hearty exchange between the two women came on a big winning night for the Dallas Mavericks. Luca Dončić posted a staggering 44-point run to help his team beat a star-studded lineup of LA Clippers. Dallas finished the game with a score of 144-126 and added victory number seven to their charts. With the Paris Olympics just around the corner, following their lovely meetup, SCR will surely look forward to giving Cynthia Marshall another reason to be proud of her.

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