LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player
LeBron Raymone James born December 30, 1984 is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association . He has started at the small forward and power forward positions. James has won two championships ,four Most Valuable Player Awards , two NBA Finals MVP Awards , two Olympic gold medals , an scoring title, and the Rookie of the Year Award (2004). He has also been selected to 11 All-Star teams, 11 All teams, and six All-Defensive teams, and is the Cavaliers’ all-time leading scorer.
James played high school basketball at St. Vincent–St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, where he was highly promoted in the national media as a future NBA superstar. After graduating, he was selected with the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft by the Cavaliers. James led Cleveland to the franchise’s first Finals appearance in 2007, losing to the San Antonio Spurs. In 2010, he left the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in a highly publicized special titled The Decision. James played four seasons for the Heat, reaching the Finals all four years and winning back-to-back championships in 2012 and 2013. In 2013, he led Miami on a 27-game winning streak, the second longest in league history. Following his final season with the Heat, James opted out of his contract and re-joined the Cavaliers. Behind his leadership, Cleveland advanced to the Finals before losing to the Golden State Warriors.
Off the court, James has accumulated considerable wealth and fame from numerous endorsement deals. His public life has been the subject of much scrutiny, and he has been ranked as one of America’s most influential and popular athletes. He has been featured in books, documentaries, and television commercials, and has hosted the Awards and Saturday Night Live.