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Transcript of LeBron James
Lebron Raymone James, Nicknamed "King James"
is an American professional basketball player that
currently plays for the Miami Heat in the NBA.
LeBron was born on December 30, 1984 in
Akron Ohio .
After all the hard work an dedication he had put in throughout many years he was drafted into the NBA by the Cleveland Cavaliers right after
high school in 2003.
After his first season
playing for the
Cavaliers he was named Rookie of the Year.
James played for the varsity team at St. Vincent-St. Marys
High School freshman year all the way through senior year.
Throughout the season for some home games the team
played at the University of Akron. They needed the 5,492-seat
capacity to satisfy the ticket demands for fans & college and NBA
scouts who wanted to see James play.
Freshman year: 27-0
Sophomore year: 26-1
Senior year: 25-1
The 1st game he played after being suspended
from 2 games for violating OHSAA (Ohio High
School Athletic Association) rule, he came back
and scored a career-high 52 points
After his legacy in the Cavaliers On July 8, 2010 LeBron announced live on ESPN 'The Decison' that he would sign with the Heat. After that he quickly gained a reputation of one of Americas most disliked Athletes. Fans & many other people thought the decision was unnecessary and the prolonged wait for his choice was unprofessional.
As a sophmore James played as a wide
receiver for his high school football team
& as a junior he led his team to the state
Growing up life was a struggle for Lebron & his mother. Realizing that Lebron would be better of in a stable environment his mother allowed him to move in with the family of Frank Walker, a youth football coach , he's the one who introduced Lebron to basketball at the age of 9.
At the age of 9 he played for the Summit Lake Hornets.
His first 2 MVP awards where back to back
on seasons 2008-09 & 2009-10 playing for the
Although his contract allowed him to earn the maximum salary, he took less money in orded for Miami to be able to afford Dwayne Wade & Chris Bosh.On july 10 the Heat threw a welcome party for who where since than considered the "big three"
On December 2, 2010 LeBron returned to cleveland this time with the Miami Heat ready to play against his old team mates .
In 2011 James & his team went to the final series against the Dallas Mavericks playing for the championship. His scoring average of 17.8 points per game significanse an 8.9-point drop from the regular season. They came up short that year losing game 6 105-95.
Meanwhile that offseason James spent most of his time attempting to improve himself as a basketball player and a person. His hard work payed off, along with Bosh an Wades hard work an determination.
They won game 5 taking the championship back home with a 106-121 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Those 2 straight seasons were like never before for Lebron, Lead the team to both championship victories and won both MVP awards 2 years back to back.
With 4 MVP awards 2 back to back championships Lebron has been the most targeted NBA player at the moment.
While Miami had the top 3 rated NBA players there first seasons together they came up short to win the championship at the finals
Throughout Heats 2011 and 2012 season they were a wrecking mechine, they won the NBA championship that year, but there hard work an determination wouldnt stop there.
They continued there path of distruction after there win. In the 2012-13 season they won game 7 88-95 once again walking out with the championship against the San Antonio Spurs.
While the 2013-2014 season goes on, Lebron continues his achievements.
One of the best is his amazing scoring skill that set a new 61 point career high, in the first game returning off a broken nose an had a mask which he wore during the game.
Miami Heat currently leads the Southeast division.
Lebrons career averages