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Lebron James

BORN

December 30, 1984

HOMETOWN

Akron, Ohio, USA

TEAM

Los Angeles Lakers

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ABOUT

LeBron Raymone James Sr. is an American professional basketball player, widely considered one of best players of all time.

Currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers he has won three NBA championships, four MVP Awards, and three NBA Finals MVP Awards.

He has earned two gold medals with the US Olympic basketball team.

On top of his sporting achievements, James famously boasts impeccable fashion taste, a lifetime endorsement with Nike, and friendships with some of the biggest names in hip-hop and fashion.

HOW OLD IS LEBRON JAMES?

LeBron James is 34 years old.

HOW TALL IS LEBRON JAMES?

LeBron James is 6′ 8″ tall.

HOW MANY CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS DOES LEBRON JAMES HAVE?

LeBron James has 3 NBA championship rings. Two with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013 and one with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016. He has been named NBA Finals MVP all 3 times.

1995

LeBron James attends St. Vincent-St. Mary high school in Akron, Ohio.

2002

LeBron James becomes the first high school basketball underclassman to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

2003

James is the first pick in the 2003 NBA Draft from his home team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Nike sign LeBron to a $90 million deal. The rookie player dons the military-inspired Air Zoom Generation.

2004

James wins Rookie of the Year.

The LeBron II comes off the back of the success of the AZG.  James rocks a special colorway during his first All-Star team exhibition.

2005

James plays in his first NBA All-Star Game.

James joins the All-NBA first team for the first time.

2007

James takes the Cavaliers to its first-ever NBA finals but they lose to the Spurs.

2008

James wins the NBA MVP Award for the first time and for a second in 2009.

2009

James announces during an ESPN televised special titled “The Decision” that he would be joining the Miami Heat. The move is critiqued by former players and critics.

The Nike LeBron 8 is released.

The move to the Heat does not impact sales with the South Beach colorway becoming one of the most coveted LeBron models of all time.

2011

James wins another NBA MVP Award.

2012

The Heat win their second NBA title and the first for James.

2013

James wins his fourth NBA MVP Award.

James wins his second NBA championship as the Heat beat the Spurs in a seven-game series.

2014

James announces his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

2016

James gives the Cavaliers their first NBA title.

LeBron debuts the Nike Equality 15 on court during Black History Month.

2018

LeBron collaborates with designer John Elliot and Nike for the LeBron Icon.

James joins the Los Angeles Lakers.

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