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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>
 
'''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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Although at the age of only 24, James is already widely regarded as one of the best players in the NBA today.  He 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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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>
  
 
==Achievements==
 
==Achievements==

Revision as of 22:11, 4 January 2009

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.[1]

Although at the age of only 24, James is already widely regarded as one of the best players in the NBA today. He is known for having the play-making ability and athleticism of guard in a power forward's build, making him extremely difficult to defend.

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.[2] 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.[3]

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

References

  1. Lupica, Mike. "Knicks set stage for run at LeBron James with team's best day in ages"; New York Daily News, November 22, 2008
  2. http://www.nba.com/finals2007/
  3. http://www.nba.com/games/20070531/CLEDET/gameinfo.html

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