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10 Interesting facts about LeBron James you might not know

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The 2013 ESPY Awards - Lebron James with Wife
The 2013 ESPY Awards - Lebron James with Wife

LeBron James is almost 34 years old and shows no sign of slowing down. He is still the same beast on the court as he was during his 20s.

Currently, playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, he is averaging 28.3 points and 7.7 rebounds which is more than his career average of 27.2 points and 7.4 rebounds. He is showing no sign of aging.

LeBron's journey has been a roller coaster ride which has been a delight to watch. He is a great basketball player, but there are things about his life which are not known to a lot of people. I am listing below a few interesting facts about LeBron James that you might not know.


#10 Football player in High School

New York Giants v Dallas Cowboys
New York Giants v Dallas Cowboys

LeBron James was not only a basketball star in high school but also rocked the football field. He was an All-State reciever in the high school.

However, he once broke his finger in a football match. He then decided to avoid football so that he could protect his basketball career.

Check out the video below:


#9 Petitioned the NBA to allow him to enter the draft without completing high school

LeBron James Visits Beijing
LeBron James Visits Beijing
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LeBron James was ever ready for the NBA draft even before graduating high school. At age 16, he was better than a lot of players older than him. After he completed his third year in the high school, he petitioned the NBA to allow him to enter the draft.

However, NBA did not allow that to happen, and he had to complete one more year and graduate high school to enter the draft.


#8 Obama supporter

Obama Welcomes NBA Champion Miami Heat To White House
Obama Welcomes NBA Champion Miami Heat To White House

James was a big supporter of Obama and donated $20,000 to his Presidential Campaign. He has kept his political beliefs public and has been a Democrat.

Check out the video below of James during the election Campaigns:

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