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'''LeBron James''', nicknamed "King James", is a forward in the [[National Basketball Association]]. He has played his entire NBA career with the [[Cleveland Cavaliers]] after being drafted by them in 2003. Some have suggested that James will sign with the [[New York Knicks]] after his current contract expires in 2010.<ref>Lupica, Mike. "Knicks set stage for run at LeBron James with team's best day in ages"; ''New York Daily News'', November 22, 2008</ref>
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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.
  
Although at the age of only 24, James is already widely regarded as one of the best players in the NBA todayHe is known for having the play-making ability and athleticism of guard in a power forward's build, making him extremely difficult to defend.  
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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 earlierPro-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 greatest playoff achievement to date, took place in the 2007 NBA Playoffs where his team make an improbable run to the Finals where they lost to a far more experienced [[San Antonio Spurs]] team in four straight games.<ref>http://www.nba.com/finals2007/</ref> His own personal playoff highlight also took place in these 2007 NBA playoffs, in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the [[Detroit Pistons]]. James led his team to victory by scoring 29 of the Cavaliers' last 30 points in one of the most impressive playoff performances in NBA history.<ref>http://www.nba.com/games/20070531/CLEDET/gameinfo.html</ref>
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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.
  
 
==Achievements==
 
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Gold Medal in 2008 Summer Olympics
 
Gold Medal in 2008 Summer Olympics
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2012 Finals MVP
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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==External Link==
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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