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LeBron James
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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.

Age 37
Date of Birth 30 December 1984
Net worth $1 Billion
Current Team Los Angeles Lakers
Past teams Cleveland Cavaliers & Miami Heat
Position Small Forward/Point Guard
Salary 4.45 crores USD(2022)
NBA Draft #1 Round 1 2003
Spouse Savannah Brinson
Kids Bronny James

Bryce Maximus James

Zhuri James

Total NBA titles 4 NBA Championships
Endorsements 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, 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

Website: www.lebronjames.com

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