LeBron James is an American basketball star who is famous around the whole world for his outstanding all-round gameplay. In the game of basketball he is also considered as one of the most famous and loved players.
He has won four NBA most valuable player awards in 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013. There are many interesting facts about LeBron James, so let’s talk about some of them.
- LeBron James who is also known as King James was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio of the United States. James was born when his mom was only 16 years old. He had a very difficult situation when he was a child because his family was financially poor.
- James has studied his highschool education from St. Vincent to St. Mary but he doesn’t have a college degree because he directly started playing professional basketball when he was in highschool.
- In the 2003 NBA draft he had played his first debut match, LeBron James was selected by hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers where he scored 25 points and in the history of NBA it was a record of most points by a prep to pro player. In this year he has averaged 20.9 points, 5.9 and 5.5 assist and rebounds respectively per game and also named Rookie of the Year for his outstanding gameplay.
- When James was only 19 years old he was selected for 2004 Olympics games and created the record of youngest player ever in the squad of USA basketball team.
- He scored 50 points in a single game and became the youngest player to achieve this milestone in 2005, in the same year he was selected for the first time in an NBA All Star game.
- In the history of the NBA, LeBron James has played for three teams and they are the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. In 2003-2010 he was a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, between 2010-2014 he played for Miami Heat and again in 2014-2018 he joined Cleveland Cavaliers. He now plays for the Los Angeles Lakers.
- He has won many awards and some of them are:
- Athlete of the year in 2020
- 4 time NBA most valuable player, 4 times NBA finals MVP, 4 times NBA Champion in the years (2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013), ( 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2020), (2012, 2013, 2016 and 2020) respectively.
- 18 time NBA All Star as well as 3 times NBA All Star game MVP in the year 2006, 2008 and 2018.
Not only this he has achieved many more awards in his entire career.
- James is one of the richest athletes and highest paid athletes in the whole world with the estimated earnings of more than 500M. He has also hosted Saturday night live. LeBron James has his own production company which is Springhill Entertainment, a media company named Uninterrupted.
- LeBron James has married the love of his life Savannah James. Both of them have been in love since highschool, and later became parents of three children, Bronny James, Bryce Maximus James and Zhuri James.
- In order to help many charities, LeBron James established the foundation called LeBron James family foundation which is continuously helping others. After school all stars, the children’s defense fund, boys and girls clubs of America, Gabriel’s angel foundation and onexone are the foundations of LeBron James.
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This is a short article but we have tried our best to include all the interesting facts about LeBron James. It’s quite difficult to include all the facts about James in our article but all the facts that we have mentioned above shows that he is one of the most famous and loved basketball stars of all time.
He is one of the best NBA picks to make, because he is so reliable when it comes to scoring points. Please let us know if we have missed to include some other interesting facts about the basketball legend LeBron James.