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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

Cavaliers remind Bucks who's boss; Warriors get season on right track
Cavaliers remind Bucks who's boss; Warriors get season on right track
The Cleveland Cavaliers reminded the Milwaukee Bucks they still have work to do in the NBA.
Nike is studying why LeBron James' jersey split in the season opener
Nike is studying why LeBron James' jersey split in the season opener
After a second jersey tore this month, the athletic apparel giant is looking deep into this issue...
NBA: 10 biggest things to look forward to this season
NBA: 10 biggest things to look forward to this season
Players and scenarios to look forward to this season
Boston Celtics 99-102 Cleveland Cavaliers: 5 talking points 
Boston Celtics 99-102 Cleveland Cavaliers: 5 talking points 
The NBA season tipped off with a close battle between Eastern Conference giants
LeBron: Irving's return to Cleveland will be fine
LeBron: Irving's return to Cleveland will be fine
Boston Celtics recruit Kyrie Irving will return to Cleveland on Tuesday and LeBron James is not anticipating any fallout.
NBA Eastern Conference Preview: Can Celtics' bold moves unseat Cavs?
NBA Eastern Conference Preview: Can Celtics' bold moves unseat Cavs?
Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward are now in Boston trying to help the Celtics unseat the Cavaliers.
NBA Preview: Five rookies to watch in 2017
NBA Preview: Five rookies to watch in 2017
Point guards dominated the 2017 NBA draft and they also feature heavily in our list of rookies to watch this season.
5 reasons why you don't write off the Cleveland Cavaliers
5 reasons why you don't write off the Cleveland Cavaliers
The Golden State Warriors are heavy favorites to repeat but don't sleep on the Cavs.
NBA Preseason Day 11: LeBron James makes preseason debut in loss; OKC wrap up schedule with win
NBA Preseason Day 11: LeBron James makes preseason debut in loss; OKC wrap up schedule with win
The King made his first appearance in Preseason. Catch all the action from Day 11 here.
NBA 2017-18 Preview: 5 Dates to Circle on Your Calendar
NBA 2017-18 Preview: 5 Dates to Circle on Your Calendar
Key match up dates for the coming NBA season.
Have the Cavaliers improved with their new roster?
Have the Cavaliers improved with their new roster?
Breakdown of the positional changes on the Cavs Roster
Report: Jae Crowder to start for Cavs, Tristan Thompson relegated to bench
Report: Jae Crowder to start for Cavs, Tristan Thompson relegated to bench
The defending Eastern Conference Champions make changes to their starting line-up
12 times an athlete stole a professional wrestling move or taunt
12 times an athlete stole a professional wrestling move or taunt
There is no denying the crossover appeal between WWE and professional sports in recent years.
NBA 2017-18: Stephen Curry and LeBron James lead highest paid players list
NBA 2017-18: Stephen Curry and LeBron James lead highest paid players list
Listing and breaking down the contracts of the ten highest paid players for the upcoming NBA season.
Dwayne Wade to the Cavs, and what this means for the NBA
Dwayne Wade to the Cavs, and what this means for the NBA
A breakdown of how the Cavaliers will benefit after signing the 3-time NBA Champion.
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