LeBron James, Los Angeles all-star forward has been the face of the NBA for the majority of his career. LeBron has been under the spotlight since was playing for his high school team St.Vincent - St.Mary in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. The Fighting Irish were considered as the best high school basketball team in the U.S.A. LeBron then entered the 2003 NBA draft and was the number 1 pick. He made his NBA debut for his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron James has played for 3 different NBA teams so far since making his NBA debut in 2003. He has featured for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and the Los Angeles Lakers.
James enjoyed a spell with the Cavaliers from 2003 to 2010. Despite not being able to win a title with them, James did manage to win the Rookie Of The Year award when he took the league by storm in his first year. In addition to that, LeBron also won two NBA MVPs with the Cavaliers.
King James went through the most successful spell of his career with the Miami Heat. He helped them win two consecutive NBA championships when he was with the team from 2010 to 2014. In the four years he was in Miami, LeBron managed to take his team to the NBA Finals in every single one of them.
LeBron returned to where it all started in 2014, the Cleveland Cavaliers. He led them to the title he promised in 2016, after defeating the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals from a 3-1 deficit in the series. After that, James switched teams to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018. He won the 2020 NBA championship with them, together with the Finals MVP trophy.
|Date of Birth
|30 December 1984
|Los Angeles Lakers
|Cleveland Cavaliers & Miami Heat
|Small Forward/Point Guard
|47.6 Million USD(2024)
|#1 Round 1 2003
Bryce Maximus James
|Total NBA titles
|4 NBA Championships
|Nike, Coca-Cola, Beats By Dre, Blaze Pizza, and 2K Sports
Foundations and charity
LeBron James has been more than an athlete for the better part of his career. He has become the epitome of the athlete-activist archetype. Players like Bill Russell, Muhammad Ali, and Kareem Abdul Jabbar have spearheaded activism in their time. Now we are witnessing LeBron James who has been the torchbearer of athlete-activism in today's times. He has always been outspoken on all platforms.
He has been donating to charities like After-School All-Stars, Muhammad Ali: A Force For Change, Children’s Defense Fund, etc. Lebron has started the 'I Promise School'. It is a public elementary school in Akron, Ohio, opened in 2018, supported by the LeBron James Family Foundation, and specifically aimed at at-risk children.
Opening with students attending grades three and four, the school will be fully operational by 2022, eventually teaching grades one through eight.
How to contact LeBron James
Twitter: @King James
Instagram: @King James
Facebook: LeBron James
Where was LeBron James born?
LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio, USA.
Who is LeBron James’ dad?
Anthony McClelland is believed to be LeBron James' biological father. LeBron had his mother as his single parent, as Anthony never stayed with them and reportedly left LeBron's mother when LeBron was born.
How many NBA titles does LeBron James have?
LeBron James has won 4 NBA championships in 2012, 2013, 2016, and 2020
How many NBA titles does LeBron James have?
LeBron James has won 4 NBA championships, in 2012, 2013, 2016, and 2020. Two of them were while he was a payer of the Miami Heat, and the other two were for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers, respectively.
How many MVP awards does LeBron James have?
LeBron James has 4 MVP awards he won in 2009, 2010, 2012, and 2013.
What is LeBron James’ career high?
LeBron James scored his career-high 61 points during his Miami Heat days in 2014 against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Does LeBron James have siblings?
LeBron James' mother, Gloria, has no other children except him. However, it's believed that Anthony McClelland, LeBron's biological father, had another child with a different woman after he split up with Gloria. The child is supposed to be LeBron's half-brother Aaron McClelland.
When was LeBron James drafted?
LeBron James was drafted in 2003 by the Cleveland Cavaliers and is the only player from the 2003 NBA draft who is still on the NBA roster.
Where did LeBron James grow up?
LeBron spent almost his entire childhood in Akron, Ohio, where he used to play basketball for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School.
Who is LeBron James’ wife?
LeBron married his high school love, Savannah Brinson (now Savannah James), in 2013. They met for the first time when LeBron was playing for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and Savannah was a cheerleader for the rival school. James asked her out for a basketball game, to which she agreed, thereby starting their romance.
Savannah is a professional interior designer. Apart from that, she is an entrepreneur, a businesswoman, and a philanthropist.
Can LeBron James palm a basketball?
Palming a basketball involves holding it in the palm with the help of the fingertips. To palm a basketball properly, a player needs a minimum hand size of 7.5 inches long and 8 inches wide, whereas LeBron's palms are 9 inches long and 8.2 inches wide, which makes him easily palm a basketball.