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'''LeBron James''', nicknamed "King James", is a forward in the [[National Basketball Association]]. Until July of 2010, James played for the [[Cleveland Cavaliers]] after being drafted by them in 2003. He led the Cavaliers to the 2007 NBA Finals, where they were swept by the [[San Antonio Spurs]]. As a 2010 [[Free Agent]], James was wooed by several prospective teams. Heleft the Cavaliers to sign with the [[Miami Heat]]<ref>, creating a "superteam" along with fellow all-stars Dwyane Wade and free agent Chris Bosh. [http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2010/07/08/general-bkn-lebron-apos-s-decision_7753495.html#feed=conservapedia LeBron James makes his pick: He's going to Miami], ''Forbes'', July 08, 2010.</ref> The choice by James to announce his decision on live television was controversial and prompted significant nationwide criticism.
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'''LeBron James''', nicknamed "King James", is a forward in the [[National Basketball Association]]. He was the scoring champion of the 2007-08 season, a 4-time NBA MVP, and a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat (twice) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (once). Until July 2010, James played for the [[Cleveland Cavaliers]] after being drafted by them in 2003. As a 2010 [[Free Agent]], LeBron James signed a contract with the [[Miami Heat]].<ref>[http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2010/07/08/general-bkn-lebron-apos-s-decision_7753495.html#feed=conservapedia LeBron James makes his pick: He's going to Miami], ''Forbes'', July 08, 2010.</ref> James has made the NBA All-Star Team every year of his professional career.
  
The Heat reached the 2011 NBA Finals, but lost in 6 games to the underdog [[Dallas Mavericks]], with James criticized for a relatively weak performance. However, in 2012, the Heat won the NBA Championship against the [[Oklahoma City Thunder]]. Miami is currently battling the [[San Antonio Spurs]] in the 2013 NBA Finals.
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LeBron showed his tremendous character in 2014 by returning from Miami to play again for Cleveland, despite all the nasty things said about him when he left four years earlier.  Pro-family and pro-community, LeBron said that he wanted to bring a championship to Cleveland, which has not had one in a major sport in a half-century.
  
James has won the NBA's Most Valuable Award four times (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013), made the All-Star Team every year of his career (nine times in total), named to the All-NBA Team all nine years of his career (First Team seven times, Second Team twice), and named to the All-NBA Defensive Team five times. He was the NBA scoring champion for the 2007-2008 season, and is still the all-time leading scorer for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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James accomplished his goal in his second season after returning to Cleveland, leading the Cavaliers to a championship in the NBA Finals by upsetting the Golden State Warriors, who set a record for wins (73) during the regular season.
  
 
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*[http://www.nba.com/playerfile/lebron_james/ NBA Profile]
 
*[http://www.nba.com/playerfile/lebron_james/ NBA Profile]

Latest revision as of 10:25, 20 April 2017

LeBron James, nicknamed "King James", is a forward in the National Basketball Association. He was the scoring champion of the 2007-08 season, a 4-time NBA MVP, and a three-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat (twice) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (once). Until July 2010, James played for the Cleveland Cavaliers after being drafted by them in 2003. As a 2010 Free Agent, LeBron James signed a contract with the Miami Heat.[1] James has made the NBA All-Star Team every year of his professional career.

LeBron showed his tremendous character in 2014 by returning from Miami to play again for Cleveland, despite all the nasty things said about him when he left four years earlier. Pro-family and pro-community, LeBron said that he wanted to bring a championship to Cleveland, which has not had one in a major sport in a half-century.

James accomplished his goal in his second season after returning to Cleveland, leading the Cavaliers to a championship in the NBA Finals by upsetting the Golden State Warriors, who set a record for wins (73) during the regular season.

Achievements

2001 Ohio Mr. Basketball

2002 Ohio Mr. Basketball

2002 USA Today High School Player of the Year

2003 Ohio Mr. Basketball

2003 USA Today High School Player of the Year

2004 NBA Rookie of the Year

Bronze Medal in 2004 Summer Olympics

Gold Medal in 2008 Summer Olympics

2012 Finals MVP

References

External links