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LeBron James

American Professional Basketball Player

LeBron James
LeBron James American basketball player Source : Google

LeBron James is the youngest NBA player in history to receive the Rookie of the Year Award and also the first member of the NBA club Cleveland Cavaliers and still signed in.

LeBron is one of the highly rated athletes in the world who previously played and won the NBA with the Miami Heat.

Who is LeBron James?

LeBron Raymone James is his full name whereas his nickname is  “King James”    An American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

LeBron is widely considered one of the greatest players of all time in history and is often compared to Michael Jordan in many debates over the greatest basketball player ever played.

With his unique combination of athleticism, size, energy, and court vision, he became a four-time  MVP in NBA.  Firstly LeBron has garnered national attention as the top high school basketball player in the country.

 

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LeBron James: Age, Height, Weight, and Early Life

LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio.  Mother: Gloria Marie James and Father: Anthony McClelland is also a famous American professional basketball player.

LeBron began playing organized basketball in the fifth grade. He, later on, play  Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball for the Northeast Ohio Shooting Stars(NOSS). The team took success on a local and national level, led by LeBron and his friends Sian Cotton, Dru Joyce III, and Willie McGee.

The group named themselves the “Fab Four” and they decide to attend high school together.After while stirred local controversy, they chose to attend a largely white private Catholic school: St. Vincent–St. Mary High School. And then his career started from here.

Lebron James Saint Vincent-Saint Mary High School Basketball Team Photo
Lebron James Saint Vincent-Saint Mary High School Basketball Team Photo Sources: Google

James: Career

By scoring 25 points in the championship game, James helped the team to win a Division III state title. As a high school sophomore, James was chosen for the USA Today All-USA First Team. Later on again they win the Division III state title.

Later on, LeBron was named PARADE magazine’s High School Boys Basketball Player of the Year and he was also Gatorade Player of the Year.

Deciding to finish his education, he averaged 31.6 points per game. Furthermore, James has become one of the biggest names in the country.

Furthermore, James was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft.  After this, In 2010 he signed with Miami Heat.

James till now he was already a  famous star. He along with his team friends Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh won back-to-back Championships from 2012 to 2013.

Additionally, James returned to Cleveland in 2014 and still plays for them.  Furthermore, James was also a part of the Olympic team that won gold in the 2012 London Olympics.

Moreover, he has started playing at small forward and power forward, but can also play the other three positions: point guard,  shooting guard, etc.

LeBron James in the Olympics
LeBron James in the Olympics Reliving his best and worst moments: Source: Google

 

Career: Achievement and connection with 4

What is the connection between numbers 4 and LeBron James?

  • James is a Four-time NBA Champion (in 2012, 2013, 2016, and 2020)
  • James is a Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player ( in 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2013)
  • James is a Four-time NBA Finals MVP (in 2012, 2013, 2016, and 2020)

Other achievements

  • Helped lead the United States to gold medals at the 2008 Beijing and Bronze medals at the 2004 Athens Olympics
  •  Become a 15-time All-NBA honoree (First Team in 2006, 2008-18; Second Team in 2005 and 2007; Third Team in 2019
  • 13times All-NBA 1st Team(2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006)
  • All-Defensive 2nd Team(2014)
  • 5 times All-Defensive 1st Team(2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009)
  • All-Rookie 1st Team(2004)

 

Summary  Game played Points  Total Rebound  Assist
2021-22 56 30.3 8.2 6.2
Career 1366 27.1 7.5 7.4

Family and Relationship

James proposed to his high school sweetheart, Savannah Brinson on January 1, 2012. Further on September 14, 2013, they married in a private ceremony with about 200 guests in San Diego

The couple has two sons and one daughter. James had his first son LeBron Jr(Bronny James) in October 2004. Later On June 14, 2007, Brinson gave birth to their second son named Bryce Maximus James.  Their third child, Zhuri James was born on October 22, 2014 (daughters).

LeBron James family
LeBron and his family Source: Google

Social Media

LeBron James is active on social media. Mainly  he shares  posts related  to his family and sports :

  • Twitter: James has 51.9M Followers & 8,571 Tweets and has the username @KingJames
  • Instagram: He is also very active on Instagram, and has gained  130M followers & 2344 posts.
  • Facebook:  On the official Facebook page, James has 27M followers and  118 followings.  Named LeBron James
  • James  has a personal website: www.lebronjames.com

James: Salary and Earnings

According to Celebrity Net Worth, LeBron has a worth of  $600million.

James has become the NBA’s first active player worth $ 1 billion, per Forbes On June 2, 2022, In 2021 James earned $121.2million, and as a result, his net worth officially to billionaire status.

In addition,  in the 2016-17 season, James becomes the third player to earn a $31 million salary much after Jordan and Bryant.

In addition, James has invested in Blaze Pizza. As well as he is also a co-owner of the production company SpringHill Entertainment.

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  • GAME LOG BIO:
    POSITION: Small Forward(main), Power Forward, Point Guard, and Shooting Guard
    Shoots: Right
    HEIGHT : 6′ 9″, 
    WEIGHT: 250 lbs
    DRAFT INFO: Cleveland Cavaliers, 1st round (1st pick, 1st overall), 2003 NBA Draft
    EXPERIENCE: 18th Season
    NBA Debut: October 29, 2003
    High School: St. Vincent-St. Mary in Akron, Ohio

Some of the FAQs:

What is the age of LeBron James?

  • LeBron Raymone James was born on December 30, 1984, and 37years old.

What is the Net worth of LeBron James? 

  • As of 2022 Then Net worth of James is $600million.

Who is King James?

  • The full name of James is LeBron Raymone James and King James is his nicked name. As well as James is a famous American professional basketball player.

Who is LeBron James jr?

  • LeBron James jr is the eldest child of professional basketball player LeBron James.  LeBron Raymone “Bronny” James Jr. is an American high school basketball player and he attends Sierra Canyon School in Los Angeles.

What is the address of LeBron James?

  • The Mailing address for James is LeBron James c/o LA Lakers 555 N Nash St. El Segundo, CA 90245 US. 

You may also wanna read about  LeBron Jr(Bronny James)  son of LeBron James

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