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'''LeBron James''', nicknamed "King James", is a forward in the [[National Basketball Association]], and an [[Overrated Sports Star]]. Until July of 2010, James played for the [[Cleveland Cavaliers]] after being drafted by them in 2003, but never even came close to winning an NBA title. As a 2010 [[Free Agent]], LeBron James signed a contract with the [[Miami Heat]], which had several of the best players in the league.<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>  
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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 media declared LeBron to be a basketball icon when he was graduating from high school, and the media have worked overtime trying to prove they were rightBut the statistics and playoff results tell a story different from the one the media spins.
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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.
  
==NBA career==
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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.
LeBron James is known best for never winning a scoring title, despite having strong athletic skills.  He reportedly has the play-making ability and athleticism of guard in a power forward's build. In his 2012-13 season, Lebron averaged 26.8 points per game, 8 rebounds per game, and 7.2 assists per game while shooting 56.5 points from the field and 40.6 points from 3, all while leading his team to the best record in the NBA (66 wins) and the second-longest winning streak in NBA history with a 27 game run. But if he's so difficult to defend, then why doesn't he score more points?
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In 2007, LeBron was heralded by the media for taking his team to the NBA finals, but he was then swept in four straight games by the [[San Antonio Spurs]].<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 his most impressive playoff performances.<ref>http://www.nba.com/games/20070531/CLEDET/gameinfo.html</ref>
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==Achievements==
 
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==References==
 
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*[http://www.nba.com/playerfile/lebron_james/ NBA Profile]
 
*[http://www.nba.com/playerfile/lebron_james/ NBA Profile]

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