By: Vivek Nair
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LeBron James won his first NBA championship with the Miami Heat in 2012. He was voted the Finals MVP after the Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Finals.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were up against the new trio of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden who were unable to stop the Heats.
The Heat were defeated in the first game, but afterwards they came back with four straight wins. James averaged 28.6 points, 10.2 rebounds, and 7.4 assists per game in the series.
LeBron celebrated his first championship with his teammates at Fountainbleu's LIV nightclub, where he spent an astounding $200,000 in one evening.
LeBron and his friends rack up a $200,000 bar tab, which includes 33 bottles of Cristal, a magnum of Grey Goose, and a $25,000 6 L of Dom Perignon.
James' net worth at the time was $480 million, so $200,000 was not a significant amount for the champ.
Since then, LeBron's net worth has increased substantially; he has endorsement deals with brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, and Beats by Dre, and he also has his own production company, SpringHill Entertainment.
A decade later, LeBron is still dominating the league, and he currently has a net worth of $1.4 billion and is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world.
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