Los Angeles Lakers player LeBron Raymone James Sr. was born December 30, 1984. "King James" is often compared to Michael Jordan in basketball greatness debates.
James is the NBA's all-time leading scorer. In 10 NBA Finals, he won four NBA titles—two with the Miami Heat, one with the Lakers, and one with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Akron-born James played basketball for St. Vincent–St. Mary. National media hyped NBA stardom. 2003 Cleveland Cavaliers drafted him first. 2004 NBA Rookie
Gloria Marie James, 16, had James in Akron, Ohio, on December 30, 1984.22 Father Anthony McClelland was convicted.James lived in Akron's rougher neighborhoods while Gloria looked for work
James averaged 21 points and 6 rebounds.Fighting Irish won Division III state title 27–0. Sophomore James averaged 25.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 5.8 assists, and 3.8 steals.
2003 Cavaliers picked James first.His 25 points against the Sacramento Kings in his first regular season game set an NBA prep-to-pro record.2003–2004 NBA rookie.5.9 assists, 20.9 points.
James scored 13 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists for the Eastern Conference in his first NBA All-Star Game in 2004–2005. "He's a great player for a 20-year-old,"
James left July 1.Bulls, Clippers, Heat, Knicks, Nets, and Cavaliers contacted.Heat debuted on ESPN's The Decision.Greenwich, Connecticut's Boys & Girls Club broadcast raised $2.5 million.