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LeBron James Biography

LeBron Raymone James, nicknamed "King James", is an American professional basketball player playing for the Miami Heat of the NBA. He has numerous accolades to his name, such as being an NBA champion, NBA Finals MVP, three-time NBA MVP and the NBA Rookie of the Year. James played high school basketball at St. Vincent–St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. Voted as "Mr. Basketball of Ohio" three times, he was highly talked about in the national media as a future NBA superstar. After graduating, he was selected was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA Draft. In his first professional game he recorded 25 points, setting an NBA record for most points scored by a prep-to-pro player in his debut outing. In the 2005–06 season, James established himself as one of the NBA's elite players. At the 2006 NBA All-Star Game, he led the East to victory with a 29 point, 6 rebound, 2 assist performance. For his efforts, he was crowned All-Star MVP, thus becoming the youngest ever winner of the award at 21 years. James became an unrestricted free agent at 12:01 am EST on July 1, 2010. During his free agency he was courted by several teams including the Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, the Knicks, New Jersey Nets, and the Cavaliers. James officially became a member of the Heat on July 9, completing a sign-and-trade six-year contract with the team. In 2004, James was selected to the United States national team for the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. The team finished the competition with a bronze medal, becoming the first USA squad to return home without a gold medal since NBA professionals became eligible. He was selected for the 2012 United States Olympic team to compete in London, where he recorded the first triple double in Olympic basketball history against the Australian men's national basketball team, helping his team to their second straight gold medal in a 107–100 victory against Spain. James also became the only player other than Michael Jordan to have won an NBA championship and an NBA MVP award in the same year as winning an Olympic gold medal.

LeBron James Latest News & Articles

Adidas moves past Jordan brand for 2nd spot in US sneaker market; Nike still on top
Adidas moves past Jordan brand for 2nd spot in US sneaker market; Nike still on top
A huge shake-up in the country's sneaker industry.
Top 5 NBA small forwards of all time
Top 5 NBA small forwards of all time
There have been many great small forwards over the years but where does the reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant rank on this list?
Fantasy Basketball 2017/18: 10 Players to draft in Round 1
Fantasy Basketball 2017/18: 10 Players to draft in Round 1
From Westbrook to LeBron, here are 10 must-haves for Round 1.
NBA 2017/18: Potential trades that could happen before the season begins
NBA 2017/18: Potential trades that could happen before the season begins
Coming to the end of an eventful summer in the NBA, here is a look at more trade possibilities.
LeBron James v Michael Jordan: Battle of NBA's Kings
LeBron James v Michael Jordan: Battle of NBA's Kings
LeBron James might be the greatest athlete the NBA has ever seen. Some even argue he is the greatest player the league has ever seen.
5 reasons why Golden State Warriors' 2016/17 NBA Finals win is the best one ever
5 reasons why Golden State Warriors' 2016/17 NBA Finals win is the best one ever
The Golden State Warriors made it two NBA finals wins in three years as they trounced Cleveland Cavaliers' challenge.
Video: LeBron James and Kevin Durant clash in WWE 2K simulation
Video: LeBron James and Kevin Durant clash in WWE 2K simulation
The action is compelling like no other brawl before it.
NBA Finals 2017: LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry and what's really going on
NBA Finals 2017: LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry and what's really going on
Sportskeeda was joined by NBA Analyst and an upcoming star in ESPN over in the US, Amin Elhassan to break down the NBA Finals so far.
World's 5 highest-paid athletes of 2017 - Where are Messi and Ronaldo?
World's 5 highest-paid athletes of 2017 - Where are Messi and Ronaldo?
A look at the 5 highest-paid athletes in the world. Where are Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi?
5 famous sportspersons who need a Fastrack SexyBack
5 famous sportspersons who need a Fastrack SexyBack
These players play multiple sports and have made a name for themselves on the biggest of stages!
5 Weirdest things WWE Superstars did in character outside the ring
5 Weirdest things WWE Superstars did in character outside the ring
WWE Superstars do strange things, and not always in the ring.
SK Exclusive: Why Shinsuke Nakamura opened WWE Backlash 2017
SK Exclusive: Why Shinsuke Nakamura opened WWE Backlash 2017
How did Lebron James shape the format of WWE Backlash 2017?
All-Star weekend, NBA Finals: What attracts crowds to the NBA?
All-Star weekend, NBA Finals: What attracts crowds to the NBA?
The Cavs and the Warriors could face each other for the third straight time in the NBA Finals. Who will come out on top?
All-NBA Teams, the who, what, when, why and how
All-NBA Teams, the who, what, when, why and how
The All-NBA Teams were released yesterday, I give you a concise breakdown of what went into the selections and what will come out of them.
Superheroes of the game: Who will be crowned the 2017 NBA Season MVP?
Superheroes of the game: Who will be crowned the 2017 NBA Season MVP?
Harden or Westbrook? Curry or LeBron? The MVP battle is heating up.
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