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James in November 2009
.Cleveland Cavaliers  – No.^ There is no doubt that LeBron James basketball has put Cleveland and the Cavaliers back on the map.
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^ Cleveland Cavaliers - No.
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^ LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers is calling on his N.B.A. comrades to join him in forsaking the No.

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Small forward
Born December 30, 1984 (1984-12-30) (age 25)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
League NBA
Salary $15,779,912 [1]
High school St. Vincent–St. Mary
Draft 1st overall, 2003
Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 2003–present
Awards NBA Most Valuable Player
(2009)
NBA Rookie of the Year
(2004)
NBA All-Star
(20052010)
NBA Scoring Champion
(2008)
All-NBA First Team
(2006, 20082009)
All-NBA Second Team
(2005, 2007)
All-Defensive First Team
(2009)
NBA All-Rookie First Team
(2004)
NBA All-Star Game MVP
(2006, 2008)
Naismith Prep Player of the Year
(2003)
Profile Info Page
.LeBron Raymone James (pronounced /ləˈbrɒn/; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).^ NBA~Men's Cleveland Cavaliers #23 Lebron James Jersey More options .
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Nicknamed "King James", he was a three-time "Mr. Basketball" of Ohio in high school, and was highly promoted in the national media as a future NBA superstar while a sophomore at St. Vincent–St. .Mary High School.^ James attended St. Vincent - St. Mary High School (Ohio) in Akron.
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^ Mary High School, NBA superstars such as Shaquille O'Neal attended for his games.
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^ Both St. Vincent-St.Mary and Oak Hill Academy are elite high school basketball programs.
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At just 18, he was selected with the number one pick in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Cavaliers and signed a US$90 million shoe contract with Nike before his professional debut. .Listed as a small forward, James has set numerous youngest player records since joining the league.^ He has since set numerous youngest player records.
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^ He has since become one of the most prominent players in the league and has set numerous "youngest player" records.
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^ James is listed as a small forward, but can also play point guard and shooting guard.
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He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2003–04, NBA Most Valuable Player in 2008–09, and has been both All-NBA and an All-Star every season since 2005.
.The focal point of the Cleveland offense, James has led the team to consecutive playoff appearances from 2006 through 2009.^ He led the Cavaliers to playoff appearances in 2006, 2007 and 2008.
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^ James led the Cleveland Cavaliers through a four-game tear...
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.In 2007, the Cavaliers advanced to the Conference Finals for the first time since 1992 and to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history.^ The 2007 NBA Finals has a family feel.
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^ KT gold overlay Cavaliers franchise coin and a 24KT gold overlay 2007 NBA Finals coin.
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^ In 2007 the latter year the team advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 1992 and to the NBA Finals for the first time in Cleveland's history.
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.James has also been a member of the USA national team, winning a bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics and gold at the 2008 Olympics.^ International Play: USA National Team (2004 Olympics : Bronze Medal; 2008 Olympics : Gold Medal) http://www.nba.com/playerfile/lebron_jam...
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^ "Bronze medal with Team USA, 2006 FIBA World Championship .

^ "Gold medal with Team USA, 2008 Summer Olympic Games .

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High school

James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio, and attended St. Vincent–St. .Mary High School in Akron, where he became a starter during his freshman year for the Fighting Irish.^ I got that during high school, too.
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^ Mary High School's basketball team.
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^ Mary High School, his alma mater.
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.He averaged 21 points and 6.2 rebounds, and led the team to a 23–1 record, en route to the Division III state title.^ He averaged 21 points and 6.2 rebounds, and led the team to a 27–0 record.
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^ He averaged 21 points and 6.2 rebounds, and led the team to a 23-1 record en route to the Division III state title.

^ Freshman (1999-00): Led team to 27-0 record and Division III state title.
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Keith Dambrot, now head coach at the University of Akron, was the head coach at St. Vincent–St. Mary. .Coach Dambrot started working with James doing $1 clinics at a local recreation center.^ Coach Dambrot started working with James doing $1 clinics at a local recreation center.

^ Please check out all the hard work we are doing at the LeBron James "King's Academy".
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^ His coaching career finished, he was back in Akron working as a stockbroker and running Sunday basketball clinics for the local kids at the Jewish Community Center, where he first met the 13-year-old LeBron.
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[2] .In his sophomore year, James averaged 25.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 3.8 steals.^ James either scored or assisted in 32 of the 34 points in the fourth.
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^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.
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^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
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[2] .He led the team to a 26–1 record and a Division III state title for the second straight season.^ He led the team to a 26–1 record and Division III state title for the second straight season.

^ He led the team to a 26–1 record and a Division III state title for the second straight season.
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^ He’s also performing better this season, and his team has a better record.
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[3] He was the first sophomore to be named Ohio's "Mr. Basketball" and also became the first sophomore ever selected to the USA Today All-USA First Team.[3]
.In James' junior year his stats improved again.^ In James' junior year his stats improved again.

^ Starting as early as his junior year in high school, James had made it clear he was planning to pursue an NBA career following his graduation.
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^ In James' third year of high school his stats improved even further.
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He averaged 29.0 points, 8.3 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 3.3 steals and was again named Mr. Basketball of Ohio.[3] .He also earned a spot on the All-USA First Team, and was named the 2001–2002 boys' basketball Gatorade National Player of the Year.^ An All-American on everybody's list, he was named National Player of the Year by Gatorade, USA Today and Parade Magazine .
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^ In addition, he again found a spot on the All-USA First Team, and was named the 2001-02 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
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^ He also earned a spot on the All-USA First Team, and was named the 2001–02 boy's basketball Gatorade National Player of the Year.
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.It was at this time that his nickname "King James" became a household staple in Ohio.^ It was at this time that his nickname "King James" would become a household staple in Ohio.
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^ It was then that his nickname "King" James would become a household staple in Ohio.
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^ It was at this time that his nickname 'King James' would become a household staple in Ohio.

.James appeared in SLAM Magazine, which began his nationwide exposure.^ LeBron James appeared in SLAM Magazine , which began his nationwide exposure.

^ In his junior year, he appeared in SLAM Magazine which was the beginning of his nationwide exposure.
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^ James appeared in SLAM Magazine, which began his nationwide exposure.

However, the St. Vincent–St. .Mary basketball team did not defend its state title when increased enrollment forced the team to move up to the more challenging Division II (Ohio high school basketball has four divisions based on annual enrollment figures) and lost to Roger Bacon High School (Cincinnati).^ Mary High School's basketball team.
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^ Mary High School basketball team on their quest for a national championship.
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^ LeBron's high school team won 3 state championships while he was a member of the team.
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.James attempted to declare for the NBA draft after the season ended, petitioning for an adjustment to the NBA's draft eligibility rules, which at the time required prospective players to have at least completed high school.^ Everything but his high school eligibility.
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^ James attempted to declare for the NBA Draft after the season ended, petitioning for an adjustment to the NBA's draft eligibility rules which, at the time, required prospective players to have at least completed high school.

^ By high school, James was the real thing.
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.The petition was unsuccessful, but it ensured him an unprecedented level of nation-wide attention as he entered his senior year.^ The petition was unsuccessful, but it led to an unprecedented level of attention on him as he entered his senior year.
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^ The petition was unsuccessful, but it ensured him an unprecedented level of nation-wide attention as he entered his senior year.

^ After his junior year James tryed to petition the NBA to let him declare for the draft but was turned down.
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.By then, James had already appeared on the covers of Sports Illustrated and ESPN The Magazine.^ In a profile for Esquire Magazine, James explains the reason for the launch of his LRMR Sports Marketing Company, with his childhood friends.
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^ LeBron James and Gisele Bundchen on Vogue On the Vogue cover, LeBron appears as if he screaming like he just dunked over Tony Parker and winked at Eva Longoria in ...
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^ James appeared in SLAM Magazine, which began his nationwide exposure.

.His popularity forced his team to move their practices from the school gym to the nearby James A. Rhodes Arena at the University of Akron.^ His popularity forced his team to move their practices from the school gym to the nearby James A. Rhodes Arena at the University of Akron.

^ His popularity soared to new heights, forcing his team to move from their playing at the school gym to the nearby James A. Rhodes Arena at the University of Akron .
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^ The NBA superstars were on opposing teams on Saturday as the Cleveland Cavaliers held their annual Wine and Gold scrimmage in front of 5,000 fans at the University of Akron's Rhodes Arena, a gym where James played many of his high school games.
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.NBA stars such as Shaquille O'Neal attended the games, and a few of James' high school games were even televised nationally on ESPN2 and regionally on pay-per-view.^ Mary High School, NBA superstars such as Shaquille O'Neal attended for his games.
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^ A few of his games were even televised nationally on EPSN2.
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^ NBA stars such as Shaquille O'Neal attended the games, and a few of James's high school games were even televised nationally on ESPN2 and regionally on pay-per-view .

.LeBron's mother, Gloria James, created a firestorm of controversy when a bank took her son's future earning power into consideration, resulting in an approval of a loan used to buy an $80,000 Hummer H2 for her son's 18th birthday.^ Still sounds weird that LeBron got a hummer from his mom for his 18th birthday.
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^ June 2003) His mother used her son's future earning power to get a bank loan to buy an $80,000 Hummer H2 for his 18th birthday, prompting an investigation by the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA).
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^ Gloria James touched off a firestorm of controversy when she was allowed to use her son's future earning power as collateral to secure a bank loan to buy an $80,000 Hummer H2 automobile for her son's 18th birthday, prompting an investigation by the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA).
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.The event prompted an investigation by the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA).^ The event prompted an investigation by the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA).

^ Mary high school in Akron, Ohio .
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^ SVSM and the Ohio High School Athletic Association considered suspending LeBron.
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.Under the OHSAA guidelines, no amateur may accept any gift valued over $100 as a reward for athletic performance.^ Under the OHSAA guidelines, no amateur may accept any gift valued over $100 as a reward for athletic performance.
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^ Chuck Jaffe No trophies here Athletic-shoe retailer Finish Line may be a shopper's dream with its hundreds of product choices.
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[4] .When James later accepted two throwback jerseys of Wes Unseld and Gale Sayers worth $845 from NEXT, an urban clothing store in Shaker Square, in exchange for his posing for pictures to be displayed on the store's walls, OHSAA stripped him of his eligibility.^ When James later accepted two throwback basketball jerseys worth $845 from NEXT, an urban clothing store in Shaker Square, in exchange for his posing for pictures to be displayed on the store's walls, OHSAA stripped him of his eligibility.
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^ When James later accepted two throwback basketball jerseys worth $845 from NEXT, an urban clothing store in Shaker Square , in exchange for his posing for pictures to be displayed on the store's walls, OHSAA stripped him of his eligibility.

^ When James later accepted two throwback jerseys of Wes Unseld and Gale Sayers worth $845 from NEXT, an urban clothing store in Shaker Square, in exchange for his posing for pictures to be displayed on the store's walls, OHSAA stripped him of his eligibility.

[5] .James appealed and a judge blocked the ruling, reducing the penalty to a two-game suspension and allowing him to play the remainder of the season.^ James appealed, and a judge blocked the ruling, reducing the penalty to a two-game suspension, allowing the phenom to play the remainder of the season (February 2003) Grew up without a father.
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^ James appealed and a judge blocked the ruling, reducing the penalty to a two-game suspension and allowing him to play the remainder of the season.

^ James is expected to play in Thursday's Game Four of the NBA Finals, having previously told reporters the birth would not cause him to miss a game.
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.However, James's team was forced to forfeit one of their wins as a result.^ However, James's team was forced to forfeit one of their wins as a result.

^ James was named as one of three captains for the U.S. Men's Basketball National Team from 2006–2008, alongside Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade .

^ James was named as one of three captains for the U.S. Men's Basketball National Team from 2006–2008, alongside Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade.
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[6] .That forfeit was the team's only official loss that season.^ That forfeit loss was the team's only official loss that season.

^ The only loss was the forfeit of a game SVSM actually won.
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^ I take the team who’s played the least games this season (18, as of today) and only select players who have played that many games or more.
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.Despite the distractions, the Irish won a third state title, with James averaging 31.6 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 3.4 steals on the season.^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
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^ LeBron averaged an even 30 points with 7.9 rebounds and 7.2 assists.
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^ He also poured in 32 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists.
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[3] James was named to the All-USA First Team for an unprecedented third time, and was selected as Mr. Basketball of Ohio for the third year in a row.[3] .He earned MVP honors at the McDonald's All-American Game, the EA Sports Roundball Classic, and the Jordan Capital Classic.^ Dirk earned second-team All-NBA honors.
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^ NBA All-Star Game MVP": 2006, 2008 .

^ At the '06 All-Star Game, he scored 29 points and took home MVP honors as the East gained a 122-120 victory.
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.Although it was a foregone conclusion, by participating in more than two high school all-star events, James officially lost his NCAA eligibility.^ A lot harder than high school.
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^ LeBron lost his NCAA eligibility because he played in two or more high school all star events.
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^ San Antonio, two All Stars.

.James finished his high school career with 2,657 points, 892 rebounds and 523 assists.^ That was the lowest amount of points he ever scored in his high school career.
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^ James finished his high school career with 2,657 points, 892 rebounds and 523 assists.

^ He also poured in 32 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists.
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[3]

NBA career

Rookie season

.James was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.^ He was the first pick of the 2003 NBA draft.
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^ Drafted by: the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003 (1st round) .
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^ LeBron James was selected in the first round (1st pick overall) in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers .
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.Facing the Sacramento Kings in his first NBA game, James recorded 25 points, 9 assists, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals and shot 60% from the floor.^ Tallied 25 points, nine rebounds and four assists in title game.
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^ He also poured in 32 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists.
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^ James made his first six shots and Williams had six assists in the period.
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[7] .After recording a season-high 41 points against the New Jersey Nets, James became the youngest player in league history to score at least 40 points in a game.^ In Game 3, he registered 41 points and became the first player in NBA history to score 40 points in their first playoff road game.
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^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.
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^ New Jersey Nets (59) .
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[8] .He averaged 20.9 points, 5.9 assists, and 5.5 rebounds per game for the season,[9] and was named 2003–04 NBA Rookie of the Year; becoming the first Cavalier and youngest NBA player to ever receive the award.^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.

^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ In 2003-04, his first season, he received the NBA Rookie of the Year Award and in the following three seasons received All-NBA and All-Star honors.
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[2] .He joined Oscar Robertson and Michael Jordan as the only players in NBA history to average at least 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists per game in their rookie season.^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.

^ A team player from the opening of training camp, he averaged 21 points, six assists and more than 5 rebounds per game.
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^ LeBron averaged an even 30 points with 7.9 rebounds and 7.2 assists.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

[2] .The Cavaliers improved by 18 wins and concluded the regular season with a 35–47 record, but failed to make the playoffs.^ The Cavaliers improved by 18 wins and concluded the regular season with a 35–47 record, but failed to make the playoffs .
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ The Cavaliers improved by 18 wins and concluded the regular season with a 35–47 record, but failed to make the playoffs.

^ However, the Cavaliers failed to reach the playoffs again and finished with a 42-40 regular season record.

[10]

2004–05 season

.In the 2004–05 season, James was selected to his first NBA All-Star Game and recorded 13 points, 6 assists, and 8 rebounds, as the Eastern All-Stars defeated the Western All-Stars 125–115.^ NBA All-Star Game MVP": 2006, 2008 .

^ He also poured in 32 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ He was named 2008 All-Star Game MVP with 27 points, 8 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals as the Eastern Conference All-Stars defeated their Western counterparts, 134–128.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

[11] .During the season, James became the youngest player in league history to record a triple-double and make the All-NBA Team.^ In the 2005-2006 season, LeBron became the youngest player in NBA history to average 30 points in a season.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ James was the youngest player ever to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Have the all nba teams been announced?
  • LeBron James to be MVP | Lakers Blog | Los Angeles Times 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC lakersblog.latimes.com [Source type: General]

[2] .He averaged 27.2 points, 7.2 assists, 7.4 rebounds, and 2.2 steals per game.^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]
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^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ The talented Wade had a game-high 30 points to go along with nine assists and six rebounds.

[9] .However, the Cavaliers failed to reach the playoffs again and finished with a 42–40 regular season record.^ However, the Cavaliers failed to reach the playoffs again and finished with a 42-40 regular season record.

^ However, the team finished with an 8–1 season record, and was again awarded the bronze medal.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ However, the Cavaliers failed to reach the playoffs again and finished with a 42–40 regular season record.
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[12]

2005–06 season

.In the 2005–06 season, James was elected to his second straight All-Star Game appearance and led the Eastern All-Stars to a 122–120 victory, with 29 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists.^ James was elected to his third consecutive All-Star game appearance during the 2006-07 season.

^ In the 2005-06 season, he led the league in completed traditional three point plays.

^ In the 2005-06 season, James was elected to his second straight All-Star Game appearance and led the Eastern All-Stars to a 122–120 victory, with 29 points, 6 rebounds, and 2 assists.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

.He became the youngest All-Star MVP at 21 years, 51 days.^ In being named the All-Star Game MVP, he became the youngest player so named.

^ He became the youngest All-Star MVP at 21 years, 51 days.

^ On February 27 , 2008, against the Boston Celtics , James became, at 23 years and 59 days of age, the youngest player to score 10,000 points in his career, achieving the feat in style with a slam-dunk over 11-time All-Star Kevin Garnett and eclipsing the old mark by more than a year.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

[13] .He was named NBA Player of the Week for an unprecedented three consecutive weeks and concluded the season with five honors.^ He was named NBA Player of the Week for an unprecedented three consecutive weeks and concluded the season with five honors.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ He was named "NBA Player of the Week" for an unprecedented three consecutive weeks and concluded the season with five honors.

^ About five players have emerged as MVP candidates for this NBA season.
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[14] .He scored 35 or more points in nine consecutive games and joined Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant as the only players since 1970 to accomplish the feat.^ During the 2005-2006 season, LeBron had a stretch of games in which he scored 35 or more points in 9 consecutive games.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Michael Jordan revolutionized the game of basetball.
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^ He scored 35 or more points in nine consecutive games and joined Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant as the only players since 1970 to accomplish the feat.

[14] .For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game,[9] and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.

^ A team player from the opening of training camp, he averaged 21 points, six assists and more than 5 rebounds per game.
  • About lebron james, lebron james pictures, lebron james biography 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.1hollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ James became the youngest player in NBA history to pass 14,000 points scored....
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.He also became the fourth player in NBA history to average more than 30 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists in a single season.^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ A team player from the opening of training camp, he averaged 21 points, six assists and more than 5 rebounds per game.
  • About lebron james, lebron james pictures, lebron james biography 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.1hollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ James is one of only five players in NBA history to average 25 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists in a season.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

[15] The Cavaliers made the playoffs for the first time since 1998,[16] and improved from a record of 17–65 in 2002–03 to 50–32 in 2005–06.[17]
.Following the regular season, James was named as one of the candidates for the NBA Most Valuable Player Award.^ Following the regular season, James was named as one of the top candidates for the NBA Most Valuable Player Award .
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ Following the regular season, James was named as one of the top candidates for the NBA Most Valuable Player Award.

^ About five players have emerged as MVP candidates for this NBA season.
  • LeBron James - Boxxet 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

.Although he finished second to Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns in MVP voting, he was awarded co-MVP honors with Nash by The Sporting News; an award given by the publication that is based on the voting of thirty NBA general managers.^ The NBA is a general manager’s league.
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^ Latest public debt management news .
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^ Although he finished second to Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns in MVP voting, he was awarded co-MVP honors with Nash by "The Sporting News"; an award given by the publication that is based on the voting of thirty NBA general managers.

[18]
.James made his playoff debut against the Washington Wizards in 2006.^ James made his playoff debut against the Washington Wizards in 2006.

^ James made his playoff debut against the Washington Wizards .
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^ In the first round of the 2007 NBA Playoffs, James led the Cavaliers to their first sweep in franchise history over the Washington Wizards in four games.

.He recorded a triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds, as the Cavaliers defeated the Wizards 97–86.[19] He joined Johnny McCarthy and Magic Johnson as the only players in NBA history to register a triple-double in their playoff debut.^ He recorded a triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds, as the Cavaliers defeated the Wizards 97–86.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ James is one of only five players in NBA history to average 25 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists in a season.
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^ James had 25 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists.
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[19] .For the series, James averaged 35.7 points, as the Cavaliers defeated the Wizards in six games.^ For the series, James averaged 35.7 points, as the Cavaliers defeated the Wizards in six games.

^ James, Cavaliers sweep Wizards .

^ James, Cavaliers hold off Wizards .

[20] .In the process, however, James set a new record for turnovers in a 6-game series, with 34. In the second round of the playoffs, James and the Cavaliers lost in seven games to the defending Eastern Conference champion and divisional rival Detroit Pistons.^ The 48 points set a Cavaliers record for points scored in a playoff game.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ Despite a record-setting performance during the Eastern Conference finals, LeBron James is out of the playoffs.
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^ The Cavs forced a Game 7, but lost the series.

.James averaged 30.8 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 5.8 assists in the playoffs.^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ A team player from the opening of training camp, he averaged 21 points, six assists and more than 5 rebounds per game.
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^ He recorded a triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds, as the Cavaliers defeated the Wizards 97–86.
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[9]
.At the end of the season, James negotiated a three-year contract extension, with a player option for a fourth year.^ At the end of the season, James negotiated a three year contract extension, with a player option for a fourth year.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ At the end of the season, James negotiated a three-year contract extension, with a player option for a fourth year.

^ After his junior season James was named the 2001-2002 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

.The contract is worth $60 million and began at the start of the 2007–08 season.^ The contract is worth US$60 million and begins at the start of the 2007-08 season.

^ The contract is worth $60 million and begins at the start of the 2007-08 NBA season.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ The guy has a contract worth millions and you say he's saving on his rent, lol.

[21] .Although it is for fewer years and less money than the maximum he could sign, it allows him the option of seeking a new contract worth more money as an unrestricted free agent following the 2010 season.^ Although it is for fewer years and less money than the maximum he could sign, it allows him the option of seeking a new contract worth more money as an unrestricted free agent following the 2010 season.

^ In the seemingly never-ending march toward July 1, 2010, free agents-to-be Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade have taken different approaches.
  • LeBron James | Related Topics | National Post 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.nationalpost.com [Source type: General]

^ James appealed and a judge blocked the ruling, reducing the penalty to a two-game suspension and allowing him to play the remainder of the season.

[21]

2006–07 season

James in April 2007
James preparing to take a free throw against the Dallas Mavericks
.James was elected to his third consecutive All-Star game appearance during the 2006–07 season.^ James was elected to his third consecutive All-Star game appearance during the 2006-07 season.

^ NBA All-Star Game MVP": 2006, 2008 .

^ LeBron was awarded to MVP in the All Star Game in 2006.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

.He played a game high 32 minutes and finished with 28 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists.^ James finished with 48 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in 51 minutes.

^ James scored 32 points in that game.

^ With an 79-68 point win over the Pistons on Friday and game 4 minutes away from ending with the Cavs up 93-76, Cleveland is preparing for round two.
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[22] .In the regular season, the Cavaliers tied the previous season's record with 50 wins and clinched the second seed of the Eastern Conference on the last day of the season.^ In the regular season, the Cavaliers tied the previous season's record with 50 wins and clinched the second seed of the Eastern Conference on the last day of the season.

^ Which means we will only win regular seasons.
  • KnickerBlogger.Net » Blog Archive » An Open Letter To LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.knickerblogger.net [Source type: General]

^ Great record, but this season, it might not even be good enough to win the Eastern Conference.
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[23] .For the season, James averaged 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 1.6 steals per game.^ For the season, James averaged 31.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 6.6 assists per game, and became the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.

^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ A team player from the opening of training camp, he averaged 21 points, six assists and more than 5 rebounds per game.
  • About lebron james, lebron james pictures, lebron james biography 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.1hollywood.com [Source type: General]

[2] .He joined Oscar Robertson as the only players in NBA history to average 27 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists for three consecutive years.^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ LeBron averaged an even 30 points with 7.9 rebounds and 7.2 assists.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ He joined Oscar Robertson and Michael Jordan as the only three players in NBA history to average at least 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists per game in their rookie season.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

[24]
.In the first round of the 2007 NBA Playoffs, James led the Cavaliers to their first sweep in franchise history over the Washington Wizards in four games.^ In the postseason , James made his playoff debut against the Washington Wizards .
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ In the first round of the playoffs, James led the Cavaliers to their first sweep in franchise history over the Washington Wizards in four games.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ He led the Cavaliers to playoff appearances in 2006, 2007 and 2008.
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[25] .It was also the first time the franchise had won consecutive road playoff games.^ It was also the first time the franchise has won consecutive road playoff games.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ The Cavs are now 47-12 - 35 games over .500 for the first time in franchise history.
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^ In Game 3, he registered Who's the best in the NBA 41 points , becoming the first player in NBA history to score 40 points in their first playoff road game.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

[25] .For the series, James averaged 27.8 points, 7.5 assists, and 8.5 rebounds.^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ A team player from the opening of training camp, he averaged 21 points, six assists and more than 5 rebounds per game.
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^ Tallied 25 points, nine rebounds and four assists in title game.
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[9] .In the second round of the playoffs, James led the Cavaliers to a 4–2 series victory over the New Jersey Nets.^ New Jersey Nets (742) .
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^ New Jersey Nets (753) .
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^ In the second round of the playoffs, James led the Cavaliers to a 4–2 series victory over the New Jersey Nets.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

[26] .He averaged 25.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 8.6 assists in the series,[9] as the Cavaliers advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in 15 years.^ James averaged 30.8 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 5.8 assists in his first postseason appearance.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
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^ Cavs advance to Eastern Conference finals .

[26]
.In the Eastern Conference Finals, James led the Cavaliers from an 0–2 deficit against the Detroit Pistons to win the series in six games.^ That they had knocked off Detroit in six games in the Eastern Conference Finals.
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ The main question in this series is can the Cavaliers win one game.

^ For the series, James averaged 35.7 points, as the Cavaliers defeated the Wizards in six games.

.His performance in Game 5 was especially memorable.^ His performance in Game 5 was especially memorable.

.James recorded a franchise-record 48 points on 54.5% field goal shooting, to go with 9 rebounds and 7 assists.^ James had 25 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists.
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^ He also poured in 32 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ Facing the Sacramento Kings in his first NBA game, James recorded 25 points, 9 assists, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals on 60% field goal shooting.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

.In addition, James scored 29 of Cleveland's last 30 points, including the team's final 25 points in a double-overtime victory.^ Midway through the final quarter, LeBron took over the game, scoring 29 of his team's final 30 points.
  • LeBron James Bullets - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ James scored 29 of the Cavaliers' last 30 points.
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^ In addition, James scored 29 of Cleveland's last 30 points, including the team's final 25 points in a double-overtime victory.

.He concluded the night with the game-winning lay-up with 2 seconds left.^ Last night Lebron James hit a game winner against the Magic with 1.0 second left on the clock and his team down by 2, 93-95.

^ With an 79-68 point win over the Pistons on Friday and game 4 minutes away from ending with the Cavs up 93-76, Cleveland is preparing for round two.
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^ That was the story for the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night as they rallied from a 15-point, fourth-quarter deficit and had a chance at a game-tying shot in the final seconds.

[27] NBA analyst Marv Albert referred to James's performance as "one of the greatest moments in postseason history," while color commentator Steve Kerr called it "Jordan-esque."[28]
.In the 2007 NBA Finals, James averaged 22.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.8 assists, as the Cavaliers were swept by the San Antonio Spurs, losing 4 consecutive games.^ San Antonio Spurs (946) .
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^ San Antonio Spurs (951) .
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^ In the 2007 NBA Finals , James averaged 22.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.8 assists, but the Cavaliers were swept by the San Antonio Spurs in four games.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

[2] .For the postseason, James averaged 25.1 points, 8.0 assists and 8.1 rebounds per game.^ Tallied 25 points, nine rebounds and four assists in title game.
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^ LeBron averaged an even 30 points with 7.9 rebounds and 7.2 assists.
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^ LeBron's career averages are 26.5 points, 6.6 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game.
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[9] .He set a franchise record for double-doubles in a playoff season with eight and became the first Cavalier and the first non-guard in NBA history to have at least seven assists in eight consecutive playoff games.^ It was also the first time the franchise has won consecutive road playoff games.
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^ He set a franchise record for double-doubles in a playoff season with eight and became the first Cavalier and the first non-guard in NBA history to have at least seven assists in eight consecutive playoff games.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ The 48 points set a Cavaliers record for points scored in a playoff game.
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[2]

2007–08 season

James drives to the basket in a game in April 2008.
.In the 2007–08 season, James continued his dominant play, earning his fourth consecutive All-Star Game appearance[29] and once again positioning himself as one of the front runners for the NBA Most Valuable Player award.^ James was the youngest player ever to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ LeBron is a 4 time NBA All Star.
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^ King James unhappy with one All Star LeBron and Ginobili awarded "Players of the Week" ...

He won the 2008 All-Star Game MVP with 27 points, 8 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals as the Eastern Conference All-Stars defeated their Western counterparts, 134–128.[30]
.On February 19, 2008, James recorded his fifth triple-double of the 2007–08 season by putting up 26 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists against the Houston Rockets.^ James had 13 points at the half.

^ James recorded a triple double in his playoff debut.
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^ James has 12 career triple doubles.
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.It was the fifteenth triple-double of his career.^ James has 12 career triple doubles.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ In the 2005-06 season, James ranked among the league leaders in triple-doubles, and (as of the 2007-08 season) has 17 in his career (14 - Regular Season, 3 - Postseason).
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ "We're playing some good basketball, and I'm the catalyst of that," LeBron James admitted, after recording back-to-back triple-doubles for the first time in his career.

.He is the third youngest player to post 15 triple-doubles, behind Oscar Robertson and Magic Johnson.^ Despite being compared to Hall of Fame players, Michael Jordan, Oscar Robertson, and Magic Johnson, James considers Penny Hardaway in his prime as the player whose talents are most similar to his, stating , "Penny sees the whole floor and can score.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ While it would be nearly impossible for him to average a triple double for a season, James is definitely the player most capable of accomplishing it.
  • LeBron James » Smarter Sports Blog 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC blogs.smarter.com [Source type: General]

^ He joined Johnny McCarthy and Magic Johnson as the the only players in NBA history to register a triple-double in their playoff debut.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

[31] .He scored his sixth triple-double of the season and sixteenth of his career against the Indiana Pacers the very next game.^ James has 12 career triple doubles.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Indeed, LeBron scored 30 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his third triple-double of the season and 14th of his career on Sunday, carrying the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers to their third straight triumph 111-106 against the Indiana Pacers.

^ In his first postseason game, LeBron notched a triple-double, and then missed by one rebound in Game 2 of repeating this feat.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

.It was the second time during the season that he had a triple-double in back-to-back games.^ During the 2005-2006 season, LeBron had a stretch of games in which he scored 35 or more points in 9 consecutive games.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Iverson, back for a second run with the Sixers, was in just his fifth game after stops in Denver and Detroit and a three-game dalliance in Memphis.

^ For the second night in a row and for only the 5th time in 31 games, the Yankee starter pitched seven innings.
  • LeBron James coverage by Gothamist 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]
  • lebronjames coverage by Gothamist 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC gothamist.com [Source type: General]

.The last player to accomplish that feat was Magic Johnson in 1988.[32] James finished the season with seven triple-doubles, breaking his personal and team records for triple-doubles in a season and 17 career triple-doubles broke his team record as well.^ Mary freshman LeBron James averaged 18 points to help the Irish finish with a 27-0 record and the Division III state championship for the 1999-2000 season.

^ At 39-2 the Cavs finished just one game short of the ‘86 Celtics all time best home court record (Cavs final lost was in the last game of season and they rested their starters).
  • LeBron James » Smarter Sports Blog 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC blogs.smarter.com [Source type: General]

^ That had the dual effect of double-teaming James while taking away his passing lanes.

[33]
James taking part in his pre-game ritual of tossing crushed chalk in the air.
.On February 27, 2008, against the Boston Celtics, James became the youngest person to score 10,000 points in his career at 23 years and 59 days, achieving the feat in style with a slam-dunk over 11-time All-Star Kevin Garnett, eclipsing the old mark by more than a year.^ LEBRON JAMES REACHES 12,000 CAREER POINTS .
  • LeBron James | Official Website of BBallOne.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.bballone.com [Source type: General]

^ James was the youngest player ever to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ In February, he reached the 10,000-point plateau just 59 days after his 23rd birthday.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

.James did so in 368 games, the ninth fastest in league history.^ As dominating as Howard was, James was equally impressive and more than did his part to keep the Cavaliers in the series, winning two games by himself.
  • OneManFastBreak.net | Tag Archive | LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.onemanfastbreak.net [Source type: General]

^ SI.com: Ian Thomsen: James' game-winner rightfully merits place in sports history .
  • LeBron James: News & Videos about LeBron James - CNN.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ James led the league in 2005 for field goals made with 795 edit » As of the 2005-2006 season, LeBron has 16 40+ point games.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

[34][35] .On March 5, 2008, James scored 50 points with 8 rebounds and 10 assists on the New York Knicks, becoming only the third player since the ABA-NBA merger to record a 50-point 10-assist game.^ James added 11 assists and 10 rebounds, becoming the first player since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975 to have a triple-double in a 50-point game.
  • LeBron James | Official Website of BBallOne.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.bballone.com [Source type: General]

^ New York Knicks (1028) .
  • LeBron James Bullets - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ LeBron James scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed the New York Knicks, 90-68.

[36] .On March 21, 2008, James scored 29 points against the Toronto Raptors, taking him past Brad Daugherty's all-time Cavaliers scoring record of 10,389 points.^ James scored 29 of the Cavaliers' last 30 points.
  • LeBron James Bullets - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ Brad Daugherty to become the franchise’s all-time leading scorer.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ James scored 32 points in that game.

.Daugherty achieved this record over the course of 548 games, while James took only 380 games to score 10,414 points.^ James scored 32 points in that game.

^ The Knicks didn’t score a point in the game.
  • KnickerBlogger.Net » Blog Archive » An Open Letter To LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.knickerblogger.net [Source type: General]

^ He scored 35 or more points in nine consecutive games and joined Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant as the only players since 1970 to accomplish the feat, which was also a factor for James to become the youngest player in NBA history to average at least 30 points.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

[37]
.All told, James propelled Cleveland to a 45–37 record, good for second place in the Central Division and the 4th seed in the Eastern Conference Playoffs.^ The Cavs went 45–37 to earn a #4 seed in the playoffs.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ In the regular season, the Cavaliers managed to tie the previous season's record with 50 wins and 2006-07 Cleveland Cavaliers clinched an Eastern Conference second seed playoff berth.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ They won their third straight Central Division and were the top seed in the East playoffs, but were eliminated by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, 4-2, in the conference finals.

Prior to Cleveland's first-round series versus the Washington Wizards, Wizards guard Deshawn Stevenson said James was "overrated," prompting James to say that he would not return the insult, as that would be "almost like Jay-Z [responding to a negative comment] made by Soulja Boy."[38] In response, Soulja Boy himself made an appearance at Game 3 of the series (played in Washington) in support of the Wizards, and his music was played over the PA system.[39] .James would later say that he meant no disrespect to Soulja Boy with his comment, and that his young son is a big fan of the rapper.^ ET • LeBron James' mom Gloria says Cleveland is her son's home 3:51 p.m.
  • A Yankees fan from head to toe - cleveland.com 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.cleveland.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Lebron James is no bigger then 6'7.25 Shaq says on 12/Aug/08 Sorry I meant in 2006 Howard said he was 6-9.5 Shaq says on 12/Aug/08 Viper in 2009 Howard said he was then 6-9.5 and I see no reason to doubt that.
  • LeBron James Height - how tall 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And three, there would be no LeBron James.
  • OneManFastBreak.net | Tag Archive | LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.onemanfastbreak.net [Source type: General]

.Jay-Z responded by producing a freestyle version of the Too Short single "Blow the Whistle", named "Playoff", in which he "disses" Stevenson and Soulja Boy on James' behalf.^ After his junior season James was named the 2001-2002 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Track dissing Jay-Z and Lebron James all while backing up DeShawn Stevenson and the DC area.
  • Lebron James on Yahoo! Music 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Soulja Boy Lebron James Diss (Must See) .
  • Lebron James on Yahoo! Music 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC new.music.yahoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[40][41] .The Cavaliers won the series against the Wizards in 6 games (4–2).^ Other than Drew Gooden (12.8 points, 8.3 rebounds), no other Cavalier even played his normal game against the Spurs.
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ What's more, Wade's Heat have won three of the last four games against the Cavs and six of eight.

^ The Cavaliers won their fourth game in a row and handed the Celtics only their second loss in 13 matches.

The Cavaliers were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in the next round (4–3). .During the decisive seventh game, which was played in Boston, James and opponent Paul Pierce each scored 40+ points.^ James scored 32 points in that game.

^ The Knicks didn’t score a point in the game.
  • KnickerBlogger.Net » Blog Archive » An Open Letter To LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.knickerblogger.net [Source type: General]

^ During LeBron's freshman year he scored 8 points one game.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

2008–09 season

.In the 2008–09 season James continued to improve facets of his game while setting new career highs.^ James appealed and a judge blocked the ruling, reducing the penalty to a two-game suspension and allowing him to play the remainder of the season.
  • LeBron James - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki Database 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC armchairgm.wikia.com [Source type: General]

^ LeBron shook off the criticism and saw his game continue to grow in the 2005-06 season.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ LeBron James scored a career-high 56 points against the Toronto Raptors- and the Cavs still lost!
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

.He had 23 chase-down blocks (93 blocks in total, a career-high) and improved his free-throw shooting (78.0%, a career-high, with league-leading 594 free-throws made).^ He also went 14 of 16 from the free-throw line and added six assists, two blocks and two steals.

^ In all likelihood, the Lakers utilize their length by standing tall to alter shots in the paint as opposed to overtly swatting lofted balls into the stands, given their league-average block rate, league-leading at rim shot frequency, and second-lowest opponent free throw rate."
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ James was again fouled while powering inside and made his free throws - he finished 13-of-13 at the line - to make it 87-75.
  • LeBron James | Official Website of BBallOne.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.bballone.com [Source type: General]

[42][43] .He was the NBA Player of the Month four times, making him the second player in NBA history to do that after Kevin Garnett did so in his 2003–04 MVP season.^ Which is the second most in NBA history.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ James is expected to play in Thursday's Game Four of the NBA Finals, having previously told reporters the birth would not cause him to miss a game.
  • FIBA.com - Off the court news 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.fiba.com [Source type: News]

^ He was named 2003-2004 NBA Rookie of the Year - the youngest player to ever receive the award.
  • Lebron James profile, home and community information, plus mailing address 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.celebritydetective.com [Source type: General]

[44] .In addition, he became the fourth player in NBA history to lead his team in all five major statistical categories (total points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks) in one season.^ In the 2005-2006 season, LeBron became the youngest player in NBA history to average 30 points in a season.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ James was the youngest player ever to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ James is one of only five players in NBA history to average 25 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists in a season.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

[45]
James defending Paul Pierce of the Boston Celtics in October 2008
.After a win on March 25 against the New Jersey Nets the Cleveland Cavaliers improved their record to 58–13 exceeding their previous franchise best of 57–25 set in the 1988–89 and 1991–92 NBA seasons.^ New Jersey Nets (742) .
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ New Jersey Nets (753) .
  • LeBron James Bullets - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ New Jersey Nets (750) .
  • No Longer Cute: LeBron James' Flirtation with New York - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

.They ended the regular season with a league best of 66–16 after losing their final home game to the Philadelphia 76ers in overtime.^ LB is the league MVP–regular season.
  • LeBron James Needs a Time Out | Bossip.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC bossip.com [Source type: General]

^ I do know they receive appearance fees when they travel to games like they did in L.A. and Philadelphia for between $10,000 and $15,000.
  • ESPN.com - Page2 - Outside the Lines:
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^ At 39-2 the Cavs finished just one game short of the ‘86 Celtics all time best home court record (Cavs final lost was in the last game of season and they rested their starters).
  • LeBron James » Smarter Sports Blog 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC blogs.smarter.com [Source type: General]

.The Cavaliers had a chance to tie the 1985–86 Boston Celtics for the all-time best NBA home record but ended at 39–2 after home losses to the Los Angeles Lakers and 76ers.^ LeBron is a 4 time NBA All Star.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Los Angeles Lakers (1536) .
  • LeBron James Bullets - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ At 39-2 the Cavs finished just one game short of the ‘86 Celtics all time best home court record (Cavs final lost was in the last game of season and they rested their starters).
  • LeBron James » Smarter Sports Blog 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC blogs.smarter.com [Source type: General]

James dribbles the ball in a game in April 2009.
.In the playoffs, the Cavaliers swept the Detroit Pistons in the first round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs.^ Other players making an appearance to play during the week were fellow Cavaliers Mo Williams, Darnell Jackson, 2009 first round pick Christian Eyenga, and second round pick Danny Green.

^ Indeed, Cleveland fell to 9-5 in games without "King James" since the Cavaliers made him the first choice of the 2003 NBA Draft.

^ After a nearly five month break in the action, the 2009-10 NBA season is finally upon us as the Boston Celtics head on the road to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first of four games tonight.
  • LeBron James » Smarter Sports Blog 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC blogs.smarter.com [Source type: General]

.James averaged 32.0 points, 11.3 rebounds and 7.5 assists in the series and became just the third player in NBA history to average at least 30 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in a postseason series.^ James is one of only five players in NBA history to average 25 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists in a season.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ James became the youngest player in NBA history to pass 14,000 points scored....
  • LeBron James - Boxxet 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.boxxet.com [Source type: General]

^ James scored 32 points in that game.

.At the end of the last game, in which he tallied 36 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists on 16–17 free throw shooting, there were MVP chants for him in The Palace of Auburn Hills.^ Tallied 25 points, nine rebounds and four assists in title game.
  • About lebron james, lebron james pictures, lebron james biography 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.1hollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ The contest’s MVP, he tallied 22 points, seven assists and four rebounds.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ The contest's MVP, he tallied 22 points, seven assists and four rebounds.
  • About lebron james, lebron james pictures, lebron james biography 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.1hollywood.com [Source type: General]

[46] .On May 4, he was announced as the NBA Most Valuable Player.^ As one of the most popular and well-paid players in the NBA, LeBron James makes news no matter what he's doing, or not doing.
  • The LeBron Blog 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.lebron360.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ MLB is unfair because teams can spend at will, and the NBA is unfair because a few players in the league are so insanely valuable to their team relative to other players.
  • KnickerBlogger.Net » Blog Archive » An Open Letter To LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.knickerblogger.net [Source type: General]

^ At the ripe age of 20, not only is he the most complete player in the NBA, he is also the one man who can lead the troubled league back to the promised land.
  • The Fast Education of LeBron James: Profiles: GQ 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.gq.com [Source type: General]

.He became the first Cavaliers player in history to win the award.^ "This is one of the biggest wins in Cavaliers' history.

^ In the 2005-2006 season, LeBron became the youngest player in NBA history to average 30 points in a season.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Flip Murray led the Cavaliers with 19 points who reached the 50th win plateau for only the fourth time in franchise history.
  • LeBron James - HOOPLOG 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.hooplog.com [Source type: General]

[47][48][49] .He was also named to the NBA All-Defensive Team for the first time in his career.^ LeBron is a 4 time NBA All Star.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Named First Team all-state in football as a wide receiver.
  • About lebron james, lebron james pictures, lebron james biography 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.1hollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ Lebron has won any rings or if he’s been named to 10 all-defensive teams.
  • Friday Fire: The Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James Debate Continues | The Starting Five 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC thestartingfive.net [Source type: General]

[50] .In the next series in the playoffs, James once again led his team to a sweep against the Atlanta Hawks.^ Last night Lebron James hit a game winner against the Magic with 1.0 second left on the clock and his team down by 2, 93-95.

^ "We went up against a better team in this series, and everybody has to be better coming into next season," LeBron said.
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ My argument is that LeBron outperformed Kobe in both the regular season and the playoffs last year, and that he led a much weaker team to greater success against the eventual NBA champions.
  • Friday Fire: Is LeBron James the Best Athlete of All Time? | The Starting Five 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC thestartingfive.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[51]
.On May 22, during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Orlando Magic's Hedo Türkoğlu shot a 12-foot jumper to give the Magic a 2-point lead with 1 second left.^ LeBron James' game-winning shot in Game 2 tied the Eastern Conference finals at 1-1.
  • OneManFastBreak.net | Tag Archive | LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.onemanfastbreak.net [Source type: General]

^ All told, James had propelled Cleveland to a 45–37 record, good for second place in the Central Division and the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference Playoffs.
  • LeBron James - Hoopedia 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC hoopedia.nba.com [Source type: General]

^ Last night Lebron James hit a game winner against the Magic with 1.0 second left on the clock and his team down by 2, 93-95.

.Following a Cleveland timeout, Williams inbounded the ball to James, but heavy defense by Türkoğlu denied James a chance at a tying layup.^ James scored 33 points and got some timely help from Mo Williams and Daniel Gibson in Cleveland's 90-80 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
  • LeBron James | Official Website of BBallOne.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.bballone.com [Source type: General]

^ Still, James was the main attraction - especially on Cleveland's 18-4 third quarter run that began with Mo Williams' steal and layup.
  • LeBron James | Official Website of BBallOne.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.bballone.com [Source type: General]

^ This makes the Cavs extremely slow on offense and defense, and it curtails James’ urge to push the ball and create fastbreak opportunities.
  • OneManFastBreak.net | Tag Archive | LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.onemanfastbreak.net [Source type: General]

.James then attempted and successfully made a three-point shot over Türkoğlu, giving the Cavs a 96–95 victory to tie the series 1–1.[52] Following losses in both games 3 and 4, James and the rest of the Cavs scored a victory in Game 5, making it 3–2, to send the series back to Orlando.^ The 96-95 victory tied the series at 1 with the next two games in Orlando.
  • OneManFastBreak.net | Tag Archive | LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.onemanfastbreak.net [Source type: General]

^ LeBron James Three point Game Winner!!
  • LeBron James News Feed 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC topfans.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In Game 5, he scored 17 points in the fourth quarter and had a hand in 32 of the Cavs’ final 34 points to send the series back to Orlando.
  • OneManFastBreak.net | Tag Archive | LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.onemanfastbreak.net [Source type: General]

.In Game 6, he scored a playoff low 25 points and the Cavaliers lost the series to Orlando.^ James scored 32 points in that game.

^ The Cavs forced a Game 7, but lost the series.

^ The Knicks didn’t score a point in the game.
  • KnickerBlogger.Net » Blog Archive » An Open Letter To LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.knickerblogger.net [Source type: General]

.Lebron's postgame behavior incited some controversy when he left the game floor without shaking hands with his opponents.^ There were some games when LeBron was simply too much for opponents to handle.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ In the Fighting Irish’s first post-season game, a 28-20 victory, LeBron fractured the index finger on his left hand.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ He missed 5 last games because of sprained left index finger and we can all see that he is tired of his team losing without him!

Jalen Rose, a former NBA player and current ESPN commentator, said James' actions were "immature and ingracious." James later told reporters "It's hard for me to congratulate somebody after you just lose to them, I'm a winner. .It's not being a poor sport or anything like that.^ It's not about being cocky or selfish or anything like that.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

.If somebody beats you up, you're not going to congratulate them.^ Just set up an account and you're good to go.
  • Lebron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ You're not going to be disrespectful.'
  • ESPN.com - Page2 - Outside the Lines:
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^ "He can have two points in the first half and you just know there's a good chance he's going to end up with 20-plus,'' Brown said.
  • LeBron James | Official Website of BBallOne.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.bballone.com [Source type: General]

... I'm a competitor. That's what I do. .It doesn't make sense for me to go over and shake somebody's hand."^ Doesn't make much sense to me.
  • Countdown2LeBron.com- LeBron James 2010 Free Agency Source | LeBron James 2010 Free Agency Source 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.countdown2lebron.com [Source type: General]

^ Your argument just doesn’t make any sense..
  • Friday Fire: The Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James Debate Continues | The Starting Five 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC thestartingfive.net [Source type: General]

^ Doesn’t it make more sense to challenge Stan Van Gundy and Doc Rivers to match up with a more athletic lineup?
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

2009–10 season

.In the 2009-10 season, James was selected to his sixth consecutive All-Star game appearance.^ He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2003–04, and has been both All-NBA and an All-Star every season since 2005.
  • LeBron James News Feed 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC topfans.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I do know they receive appearance fees when they travel to games like they did in L.A. and Philadelphia for between $10,000 and $15,000.
  • ESPN.com - Page2 - Outside the Lines:
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^ September 17, 2009 08:19:18 GMT Becoming the center of attention in documentary 'More Than a Game', Cleveland Cavaliers' King James will be making his feature starring debut in the Universal Pictures' comedy.
  • NBA Star LeBron James Heads to 'Fantasy Basketball Camp' 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

[53] .He became the first player to earn at least 2.5 million votes three times.^ As a basketball player, this was the first time that LeBron believed he had failed.
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ The Raiders gave defensive tackle Tommy Kelly a deal worth more than $25 million in the first three years.

^ Became first sophomore player ever chosen for USA Today All-USA First Team.
  • About lebron james, lebron james pictures, lebron james biography 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.1hollywood.com [Source type: General]

[53] .James recorded 25 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds and 4 steals as the Eastern Conference All-Stars defeated the Western Conference All-Stars 141-139.[54] In a 118-116 loss to the Denver Nuggets, James became the first player in NBA history to record 43 points, 13 rebounds, 15 assists, two steals and four blocks in a game.^ Tallied 25 points, nine rebounds and four assists in title game.
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^ LeBron James led the U.S. in scoring with 23 points and added six rebounds, four assists and four steals.
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^ James scored 32 points in that game.

[55] .He was also the first player to have at least 40 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds in a game since Oscar Robertson did so on February 13, 1962.^ James added 11 assists and 10 rebounds, becoming the first player since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975 to have a triple-double in a 50-point game.
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^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
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^ A team player from the opening of training camp, he averaged 21 points, six assists and more than 5 rebounds per game.
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[55]

United States national team

James goes up for a shot against China's Yao Ming in the Group B men's Olympic basketball game between the U.S. and China on August 10, 2008, at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
Medal record
Competitor for  United States
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Olympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing Team competition
Bronze 2004 Athens Team competition
FIBA World Championship
Bronze 2006 Japan Team competition
FIBA Americas Championship
Gold 2007 Las Vegas Team competition
.After his rookie season, James played on the 2004 U.S. Olympic basketball team in Athens, where the United States won the bronze medal in men's basketball.^ Along the way, he also accepted an invitation to represent the U.S. on the 2004 Olympic men’s basketball team.
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^ LeBron was a member of the 2004 US Olympic Basketball Team that won bronze in Athens.
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^ After his junior season James was named the 2001-2002 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
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.It was the first time a U.S. Olympic team with NBA players failed to win the gold medal.^ As a basketball player, this was the first time that LeBron believed he had failed.
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^ Just as it was unthinkable for an American Olympic team with NBA players to lose the gold.

^ LeBron : It's hard to win in the league, because every team is good, they got players on their team.
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.Limited to 14.6 minutes per game, James averaged just 5.8 points and 2.6 rebounds per game.^ LeBron's career averages are 26.5 points, 6.6 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game.
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^ James scored 32 points in that game.

^ Zydrunas Ilgauskas is averaging 14 points and a career-high 9.9 rebounds.

[56] .James also competed in the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Japan and averaged 13.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 4.1 assists per game.^ LeBron's career averages are 26.5 points, 6.6 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game.
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^ Lebron James 2006 0 points .
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^ LeBron averaged at least 20 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists per game in his rookie season.
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[57] .However, the team finished with an 8–1 record, and was again awarded the bronze medal.^ James has two bronze medals in international competition, after third-place finishes in the 2004 Olympics in Athens and the world championships last summer in Japan.

[57] .James was named as one of three captains for the 2006 USA Men's World Championship team, alongside Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade.^ James, one of the NBA’s most recognizable faces, is a perennial all-star and was named a tri-captain of the 2006 USA World Championship Team .
  • Think Progress » NBA All-Star LeBron James Refuses To ‘Be A Witness’ Against Darfur Genocide 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ James led the league in traditional three point plays in the 2005-2006 season with 79.
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^ Any system that values Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Paul, Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant as the five best players in the NBA has to be on to something, right?
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[58] .After failing to win the 2006 World Championships, the team competed at the 2007 Tournament of Americas Olympic qualifiers to qualify for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.^ James recently led the United States team to a gold medal in the FIBA Americas tournament in Las Vegas, which qualified them for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

^ LeBron, who poured in 54 points in his team’s two playoff wins, was a no-brainer as tournament MVP. .
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^ James, one of the NBA’s most recognizable faces, is a perennial all-star and was named a tri-captain of the 2006 USA World Championship Team .
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.During the gold medal game against Argentina, James recorded 31 points, the most by an American in an Olympic qualifier, as the United States captured gold medal honors.^ The Americans weren’t really challenged until the gold medal game against Spain.
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^ James scored 32 points in that game.

^ Last night Lebron James hit a game winner against the Magic with 1.0 second left on the clock and his team down by 2, 93-95.

[59] .He averaged 18.1 points (on tournament-high field-goal percentage (76%) and three-point percentage (62.2%), 4.7 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 22.2 minutes per game.^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
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^ A team player from the opening of training camp, he averaged 21 points, six assists and more than 5 rebounds per game.
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^ Tallied 25 points, nine rebounds and four assists in title game.
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.James, along with the rest of Team USA reclaimed the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, defeating Spain 118 to 107. He finished the gold medal game with 14 points along with 6 rebounds and 3 assists as the U.S. went unbeaten, winning their first Gold Medal since the 2000 Olympics.^ James finished with 48 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in 51 minutes.

^ James scored 32 points in that game.

^ At the end of the match or game, the team with the most points get the win.
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[60]

Player profile

.James has established himself as a legitimate triple-double threat and has averaged 27.5 points, 6.7 assists and 7.0 rebounds per game for his career.^ LeBron finished the year averaging 27.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.6 steals.
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^ LeBron averaged an even 30 points with 7.9 rebounds and 7.2 assists.
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^ LeBron's career averages are 26.5 points, 6.6 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game.
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[9] .As of the 2009–10 season, he has recorded 31 triple-doubles in his career,[61] with 27 in the regular season and four in the postseason.^ James has 12 career triple doubles.
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^ James recorded a triple double in his playoff debut.
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^ LeBron posted four double-doubles on the season, and pumped in 40 or more points on five occasions, including a 56-point outburst against the Toronto Raptors.
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[2] .On offense, James is known for using his size, strength and quickness to get past defenders, and for absorbing contact while finishing at the basket.^ They have been able to rely solely on their size, strength, quickness and explosiveness.

^ Also, because of his size, strength, vision, speed and quickness, what kind of quarterback do you think LeBron have made in the NFL? .
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^ KA : Despite James’ size, strength and efficiency on the glass, Mike Brown has him firmly situated at the small forward slot.
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.In the 2005–06 season, he led the league in completed traditional three point plays.^ James led the league in traditional three point plays in the 2005-2006 season with 79.
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^ In 2005 LeBron led the league in minutes played with 3,388.
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^ James led the league in 2005 for field goals made with 795 edit » As of the 2005-2006 season, LeBron has 16 40+ point games.
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[2] He is a solid rebounder who regularly ranks among the league leaders in rebounds for the small forward position.[62][63] .His skills have led to many comparisons to NBA legends Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson, and Michael Jordan.^ Now comparisons to Magic Johnson started.
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^ LeBron had posters of Allen Iverson, Tracy McGrady, Magic Johnson, Penny Hardaway, Kobe Byrant, Michael Jordan and himself on the walls of the apartment he shared with his mother until his success with the Cavaliers when he bought his mother a home.
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^ Because of his undeniable influence in today’s generation of superstars, Michael Jordan’s legend has grown exponentially.
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[64]
.James was not named to the NBA All-Defensive Team until the 2008–09 season, when he finished second in voting for Defensive Player of the Year.^ James was the youngest player ever to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.
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^ LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers 2008-2009 NBA Season Player Stats .
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^ Have the all nba teams been announced?
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Jersey number change

.In November 2009, James said that he was 50/50 on changing his jersey number from 23 to 6 in honor of his hero, Michael Jordan.^ Michael Jordan vs LeBron James .
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^ November 6, 2009 at 2:23 pm This is silliness.
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^ Robert Silverman says: November 6, 2009 at 7:19 pm Let me see if I can make my point more succinctly: If in the 90’s the Knicks had signed Michael Jordan in his prime, I would not have been able to root for him.
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.He also started a petition saying that no one should be allowed to wear the #23 in the NBA starting next season.^ "I don't think anyone in the NBA should be wearing No.

^ No guy in the NBA should ever wear 23.” .
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^ One night after they lost at home to the team off to the worst start in NBA history --- at home, do you hear me?

.On March 1, 2010, James filed an application to the NBA to wear the #6 starting next season.^ LeBron James will likely wear a number next season.
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^ James is one of only five players in NBA history to average 25 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists in a season.
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^ Madison Square Garden fans can start believing LeBron James will be a Knick in 2010 Comment December 25 New York Daily News columnist Mike Lupica " I choose to believe on this Christmas that LeBron James is going to be in New York, playing for the Knicks, next Christmas.

.March 2010" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] It will be the first time James will not be wearing the #23 since his freshman year in high school, when a senior on his team wore it.^ James helped design his high school team's uniforms.
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^ LeBron was the starting point guard for his high school team his freshman year.
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^ As a freshman in high school, LeBron wore the jersey number 32.
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Personal life

.James has two children with his high school sweetheart, Savannah Brinson.^ James played two sports in high school, basketball and football.
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^ LeBron and his girlfriend Savannah Brinson welcomed their second son, Bryce Maximus James, on Thursday, June 14, 2007.
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^ The documentary follows James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio as well as his journey to fame.
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.The first, LeBron James Jr., was born on October 6, 2004,[65] and the second, Bryce Maximus James, on June 14, 2007.[65][66] On his twenty-fourth birthday, avant-garde guitarist Buckethead honored James with two new songs on his website called "LeBron" and "LeBron's Hammer" both later released on the 2009 album Slaughterhouse on the Prairie [67] One of his earlier songs, "King James" from Crime Slunk Scene (2006), is also dedicated to James.^ LeBron has a son who was born on October 6.
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^ The couple had their first child, LeBron James Jr., in October 2004.

^ Recapping 2009 LeBron James Basketball .
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[68]
.James also played football during his high school years at St.Vincent-St.^ While LeBron was in high school at St. Vincent-St.
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^ James played two sports in high school, basketball and football.
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^ The documentary follows James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio as well as his journey to fame.
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Mary's. .In his sophomore year he was named first-team all-state as a wide receiver, and in his junior year he led his team to the state semifinals.^ After his junior season James was named the 2001-2002 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
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^ In 2006, LBJ led the Cavs to their first postseason appearance since 1998 so the team's future appears brighter than ever.
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^ Howard has very little competition at the center position so he should be able to lock up first-team status for the next five to 10 years.
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[2] .Sports analysts have speculated on whether he could have played in the NFL.^ LeBron played football in high school and could have gone pro in that sport as well.
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^ I was going to say Wilt also, but I understand the question is whether any athlete could be so proficient across an array of sports.
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^ NFL Films calculated that if you could erase his negative plays, his YPC would be something sick like 8 yards per carry.
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[69]

Endorsements

James has endorsement contracts with Nike, Sprite, Glacéau, Bubblicious, Upper Deck, McDonald's and State Farm.[70] .[71] With Nike, James has released six signature shoe styles, and four additional shoes (20-5-5, Soldier, Soldier 2, Ambassador).^ James has a $95 million shoe contract with Nike.
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^ In LeBron's first NBA game he scored 25 points in addition to nine assists, six rebounds, and four steals.
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^ Nike spokesman Kejuan Wilkins told CNBC the company is releasing the Air Zoom V LeBron shoe in March, inspired by James' love of the Yankees.
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.He has acted in a 2007 series of commercials called "The LeBrons", as well as had his likeness voiced by Kenan Thompson in a 2009 commercial series titled "MVPuppets". In December 2007, James was ranked at #1 in the Forbes Top 20 Earners Under 25 with annual earnings of $27 million.^ LeBron James, 2007 Sports Illustrated .
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^ LeBron James, thinking like an MVP .
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^ According to Forbes 2006 Richest Young Celebrities List, it is reported LeBron earned $22.5 million in 2005.
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[72]
.In June 2008, James donated $20,000 to a committee to elect Barack Obama.^ LeBron James meets with President Barack Obama .

^ LeBron James meets with President Barack Obama Nike sticks with LeBron James puppet for Finals Leap to Europe for LeBron possible but highly unli...

[73] .On October 29, 2008, James gathered almost 20,000 people at the Quicken Loans Arena for a viewing of Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's 30-minute American Stories, American Solutions television advertisement.^ He’s great when he plays just 20 minutes, but when you stretch him to 30 minutes his effectiveness is compromised.
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^ LeBron James meets with President Barack Obama .

^ But the outcome was a familiar one as the Cleveland Cavaliers survived to take an 85-82 victory before a sellout crowd of 20,662 at Quicken Loans Arena.

It was shown on a large screen above the stage, where Jay-Z later held a free concert.[74]
.James and Ice Cube have paired up to pitch a one-hour special to ABC based on James' life.^ Meeting their hero at the camp, they end up dragging James into their own life issues which range from serious to idiotic.
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^ Up Next Bubblicious - LeBron James Blows One .
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James will also act as executive producer if the show is greenlighted.[75] .James appeared on the cover of the February 2009 edition of GQ magazine.^ James appeared on the covers of Sports Illustrated and ESPN: The Magazine during his junior year season.
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^ Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover : A picture of NBA star LeBron James and the model Gisele on the cover of April's Vogue is attracting controversy over their pose.
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^ Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover .
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[76] .James stars in the Lions Gate film, More Than a Game (2009).^ September 17, 2009 08:19:18 GMT Becoming the center of attention in documentary 'More Than a Game', Cleveland Cavaliers' King James will be making his feature starring debut in the Universal Pictures' comedy.
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^ Before he falls into the production though, LeBron James will have his documentary "More Than a Game" released in limited theaters in October.
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^ No one loves LeBron James more than his 6 Top Fans.
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Public image

James at a press conference in New York City regarding the 2009 film about his life, More Than a Game
.During the 2007 NBA Playoffs, James drew criticism[77] when he declined to sign a petition started by his teammate, Ira Newble, regarding the Chinese government's alleged involvement in the ongoing conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan, stating that he did not know enough about the issue.^ It is all about James, in case you did not know.

^ Did you know that Ohio State -- no, wait, excuse me, The Ohio State University -- has a varsity synchronized swimming team ?

^ Why does everybody have to recognize whbat he did when u could be looking at what Ira Newble did by creating that paper.
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[78][79] .A year later, however, James did talk publicly about the issue, saying, "At the end of the day we're talking about human rights.^ Is that the same end you were talking about?
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^ Free-agent talk is over, James says .
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^ Meeting their hero at the camp, they end up dragging James into their own life issues which range from serious to idiotic.
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And people should understand that human rights and people's lives are in jeopardy. .We're not talking about contracts here.^ I talk about it here .
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^ We’ve talked about this many times here and I think it’s apropos to have this debate every year just to speak of the past, present and future of pro basketball.
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^ We're still talking about sports here, in case you're confused.
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.We're not talking about money.^ Come on now stans and haters- We're talking about the hottest chick in the game!

^ But you just don’t know what you’re talking about.
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^ We're still talking about sports here, in case you're confused.
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.We're talking about people's lives being lost and that means a lot more to me than some money or a contract."^ I mean come on He has a lot of money, so what.
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^ MC ___________________________________ You're right, this is SNADRA's blog so why would you be concerned about people's opinions of her or what she posts???

^ And another thing, why are many of the contributors talking about LJ like he some kind of little kid that is being taken advantage of by his "HANDLERS".
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[80]
.James has received criticism from Cleveland fans and critics for attending Cleveland Indians games against the New York Yankees dressed in a Yankees hat.^ James received a technical but remained in the game.

^ Heck, the Cleveland Cavaliers' strongest competition for LeBron James' long-term services could be the deep-pocketed new kid on the block -- Europe.

^ Click Here Another take on it After James' big game in New York, he spoke of being 6-9, 260, which is taller and heavier than his listed size (6-8, 250).
  • LeBron James Height - how tall 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.James said, "As individuals I want every Indian to succeed.^ "Every time he came to my basketball camp that I had in my hometown (Akron, Ohio) he was always attentive in workouts and things like that," James said.

^ With that said, and i’m pretty sure every Knick fan wants this-I want my Knicks to be good for a long time.
  • KnickerBlogger.Net » Blog Archive » An Open Letter To LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.knickerblogger.net [Source type: General]

^ "I want to try to be as aggressive as I can on the defensive end and that's one aspect of the game that I've gotten better at," James said.

.I love all these fans for coming out and supporting us.^ When will you idiots figure that out.How much money he makes is irrelvant to world affairs.So what he has a huge contract with nike, anyone of us would love to have that.
  • Think Progress » NBA All-Star LeBron James Refuses To ‘Be A Witness’ Against Darfur Genocide 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: Original source]

^ I believe in my team, first of all, I believe that if we come out every night and play our brand of basketball we can beat anybody,” Howard said.
  • OneManFastBreak.net | Tag Archive | LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.onemanfastbreak.net [Source type: General]

^ Overseas says on 28/Apr/08 Funny how all these US basketball players shrink once coming to Europe.
  • LeBron James Height - how tall 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.But team-wise I want the Yankees to win."^ Local guys who want to play and win the big one in/for their or hometown team.
  • A Yankees fan from head to toe - cleveland.com 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.cleveland.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But if want the same thing, like a winning team, you have to put some of your own desires aside.
  • A Yankees fan from head to toe - cleveland.com 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.cleveland.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Despite residing in Ohio for all of his childhood, James added that he grew up as a Yankees fan, a Dallas Cowboys fan and a Chicago Bulls fan.^ James is a Ohio State Buckeye fan.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ When young, he followed the pro teams that were powers in the 1990s -- the Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bulls and the Yankees.

^ Whether James seriously considers reliving his glory days as an All-State wide receiver in Ohio remains to be seen.
  • LeBron James Considers Joining NFL | SPIKE 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

[81] .In January 2008, Nike released the Air Zoom V LeBron shoe, which featured a Yankees-type motif and was made available only in New York City.^ LeBron's new shoes say, 'I Love New York' .
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ The new Air Zoom V LeBron shoe, pinstripes and all, will be available in New York starting in March.
  • A Yankees fan from head to toe - cleveland.com 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.cleveland.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ LeBron James has a new shoe named in his honor - with Yankee pinstripes.
  • A Yankees fan from head to toe - cleveland.com 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.cleveland.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[82]
The WWI Destroy This Mad Brute poster, the 1933 King Kong movie poster and the April 2008 Vogue cover with James and Gisele Bündchen which critics claim references it
.In March 2008, James became the first black man to appear on the cover of Vogue, posing with Gisele Bündchen.^ Thirty or forty years ago, the fact that a Black man and a white woman were posing together would have been an issue in and of itself.
  • Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover | SportsFilter 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.sportsfilter.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover : A picture of NBA star LeBron James and the model Gisele on the cover of April's Vogue is attracting controversy over their pose.
  • Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover | SportsFilter 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.sportsfilter.com [Source type: Original source]

^ So when you have a cover that reminds people of King Kong and brings those stereotypes to the front, black man wanting white woman, its not innocent, he said.
  • Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover | SportsFilter 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.sportsfilter.com [Source type: Original source]

[83] .He also was just the third man to appear on the cover of Vogue, after Richard Gere and George Clooney.^ In fact, given that LeBron is only the THIRD MAN (of any Race) EVER to grace the cover of Vogue, I would go so far as to say that this is a positive step in race relations.
  • Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover | SportsFilter 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.sportsfilter.com [Source type: Original source]

.Some sports bloggers and columnist considered the cover offensive, describing the positioning of James and Bündchen as a reference to classic imagery of the movie monster King Kong.^ LeBron James (King) Position: Forward Height: 6-8 Weight: 240 lbs.

^ The shot taken by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz has been compared by some detractors to King Kong holding Fay Wray.
  • Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover | SportsFilter 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.sportsfilter.com [Source type: Original source]

^ Not to make a case that it WAS intentional, but every King Kong movie poster bears a resemblance to each other.
  • Critics Go Ape Over LeBron James Magazine Cover | SportsFilter 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.sportsfilter.com [Source type: Original source]

[83][84]
.In August 2008, a source close to James said he would strongly consider playing in Europe for Olympiacos if given a $50-million annual salary.^ Source: LeBron would consider European offer of $50 million a year or more .

^ He added that James would not consider himself to be playing in the "minor leagues."

^ A person close to James said Tuesday that the Cavaliers' superstar would strongly consider playing overseas if he was offered a salary of "around $50 million a year."

[85] .However, James later said he may sign a contract extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers at the conclusion of the 2008–2009 NBA season.^ NBA 2006 NBA 2007 NBA 2008 NBA 2009 NBA .

^ The Cleveland Cavaliers will not win an NBA championship this season.
  • OneManFastBreak.net | Tag Archive | LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.onemanfastbreak.net [Source type: General]

^ September 17, 2009 08:19:18 GMT Becoming the center of attention in documentary 'More Than a Game', Cleveland Cavaliers' King James will be making his feature starring debut in the Universal Pictures' comedy.
  • NBA Star LeBron James Heads to 'Fantasy Basketball Camp' 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

[86]
.On July 6, 2009, James courted controversy when he ordered organizers to confiscate CBS video tape of him being dunked on by Xavier University's Jordan Crawford at the Nike LeBron James Skills Academy.^ Posted: September 06, 2006 Description: A movie about lebron james Tags: basketball • lebronjames • lebronjamesmovie • viral Posted By: AwEsOmEaustin900 Videos: 1 Articles: 0 Extras .
  • Lebron James Movie | SPIKE 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ LeBron’s quickness and strength are off the charts, his court vision and ballhandling skills are highly developed, and his rebounding and defense are improving with each season.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ Mar/09 Lebron James, according to himself on a CBS 60 minutes interview, said he is 6'9" 260.
  • LeBron James Height - how tall 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[87]
.On July 23 in an interview for his upcoming book "Shooting Stars",[88] Lebron James admitted to smoking marijuana from all the stress he was getting from the media at the time.^ Is LeBron James the best athlete of all time?
  • Friday Fire: Is LeBron James the Best Athlete of All Time? | The Starting Five 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC thestartingfive.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ LeBron is a 4 time NBA All Star.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is widely considered to be one of the best professional basketball players of all time, but in an interview in next month’s Maxim magazine, he says his ideal opponent would be someone better known for clearing brush than shooting hoops.
  • Think Progress » LeBron James wants to ‘dunk on’ President Bush’s ‘ass.’ 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[89][90][91][92]
.James, with comedian Jimmy Kimmel, co-hosted the 2007 ESPY Awards.^ James got positive reviews for his work co-hosting the ESPYs along with Jimmy Kimmel.

^ James is going to host this years ESPYs with Jimmy Kimmel.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Co-host Jimmy Kimmel knelt and kissed his ring.

.James himself was nominated for three ESPYs: Best Male Athlete, Best NBA Player (winner), and Best Record Breaking Performance.^ A blog about LeBron The King James, best NBA player!

^ James was the youngest player ever to lead the NBA in All-Star voting.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Matthew Fudge Says: January 2nd, 2009 at 12:45 am I don’t know that he’s the best athlete (not player) in sports, but he’s definitely on NEXT level in the NBA. Wilt and Shaq were dominant, but neither of them had LeBron’s skills.
  • Friday Fire: Is LeBron James the Best Athlete of All Time? | The Starting Five 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC thestartingfive.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The performance for which he was nominated was when he scored 48 points in Game 5 of the 2007 NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Detroit Pistons, including 29 of the last 30 points and all of the team's 25 points in overtime.^ That they had knocked off Detroit in six games in the Eastern Conference Finals.
  • Lebron James - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ He finished with 48 points, including Cleveland’s last 25 and 29 of the team’s final 30.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

^ The Knicks didn’t score a point in the game.
  • KnickerBlogger.Net » Blog Archive » An Open Letter To LeBron James 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.knickerblogger.net [Source type: General]

[28] .In other comedic pursuits, James hosted the 33rd season premiere of Saturday Night Live.^ He is scheduled to host the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" from New York on Sept.

^ "Later, when I watched him host ' Saturday Night Live ,' and saw his advertising work, it was clear he can do this."
  • NBA Star LeBron James Heads to 'Fantasy Basketball Camp' 28 January 2010 0:16 UTC www.aceshowbiz.com [Source type: General]

^ Cavaliers All-Star forward LeBron James, fresh off co-hosting the ESPY Awards earlier this month, will host the season premiere of 'Saturday Night Live' in September, an NBC spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

The show's creator Lorne Michaels praised him for his versatility.

Tattoos

James has a number of tattoos all over his body. .Across his back is an emblazoned banner, "Chosen 1," a name he received from the cover of Sports Illustrated while in high school.^ LeBron played football in high school and could have gone pro in that sport as well.
  • LeBron James Height - how tall 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

On his right leg vertically, "Witness." On his right arm, a lion with a crown and "Gloria" for his mother. On his upper left arm, the word "Beast" and "Hold my own." .On his lower left arm, a rendition of the face of his first son, and the words, "Prince James" for his first son, and "Maximus Bryce" for his second son.^ LeBron and his girlfriend Savannah Brinson welcomed their second son, Bryce Maximus James, on Thursday, June 14, 2007.
  • LeBron James Trivia and Quotes on TV.com 17 January 2010 2:31 UTC www.tv.com [Source type: General]

^ Bryce Maximus James weighed in at 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21 inches long when he came into the world at 12:51 a.m.

^ The baby looked too big to be his infant second son, Bryce Maximus, but who knows?

.On his lower right arm, "Akron", and "330" the telephone area code for Akron, Ohio, James' hometown.^ "Every time he came to my basketball camp that I had in my hometown (Akron, Ohio) he was always attentive in workouts and things like that," James said.

^ LeBron James was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio.
  • JockBio: LeBron James Biography 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.jockbio.com [Source type: General]

.Additionally on his lower right forearm, the slogan, "No one can see through what I am except for the one that made me."^ He has no obligation to like any Cleveland team except the one he plays for.
  • A Yankees fan from head to toe - cleveland.com 16 September 2009 12:19 UTC www.cleveland.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ No one except comedian Dane Cook acknowledged the ill-advised skit.

^ No one knows why, except that Del Negro apparently wants company in the Dead Career Club.

On his chest, the words, "Gifted Child" and a large animal across his pectorals resembling a "lion-dragon."[93]

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2003–04 Cleveland 79 79 39.5 .417 .290 .754 5.5 5.9 1.6 .7 20.9
2004–05 Cleveland 80 80 42.4 .472 .351 .750 7.4 7.2 2.2 .6 27.2
2005–06 Cleveland 79 79 42.5 .480 .335 .738 7.0 6.6 1.6 .8 31.4
2006–07 Cleveland 78 78 40.9 .476 .319 .698 6.7 6.0 1.6 .7 27.3
2007–08 Cleveland 75 74 40.4 .484 .315 .712 7.9 7.2 1.8 1.1 30.0
2008–09 Cleveland 81 81 37.7 .489 .344 .780 7.6 7.2 1.7 1.1 28.4
Career 472 471 40.6 .471 .328 .738 7.0 6.7 1.8 .8 27.5
All-Star 6 6 25.3 .504 .350 .667 6.3 5.3 1.8 .3 23.7

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2006 Cleveland 13 13 46.5 .476 .333 .737 8.1 5.8 1.4 .7 30.8
2007 Cleveland 20 20 44.7 .416 .280 .755 8.1 8.0 1.7 .5 25.1
2008 Cleveland 13 13 42.5 .411 .257 .731 7.8 7.6 1.8 1.3 28.2
2009 Cleveland 14 14 41.4 .510 .333 .749 9.1 7.3 1.6 .9 35.3
Career 60 60 43.8 .452 .301 .744 8.3 7.3 1.6 .8 29.4

Awards and honors

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LeBron Raymone James (born December 30 1984[1] in Akron, Ohio) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. The Cleveland Cavaliers picked him in the 2003 NBA Draft with the first pick in the draft. James did not play college basketball, and entered the NBA Draft immediately after high school. He went to high school in Akron, Ohio.

James played with the Cavaliers for his first seven seasons. During that time, he was the NBA's top scorers. He was selected as an All-Star several times. In 2007, he led Cleveland to the NBA Finals. He was the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the NBA for the 2008-09 NBA season and 2009-10 NBA season. In his MVP years, Cleveland had the best record in the NBA, but did not make it to the NBA Finals.

On July 8, 2010, he said that he would next play for the Miami Heat.[2] He said this in a one hour TV special on ESPN called "The Decision". On December 2, 2010, James played in Cleveland for the first time since leaving, scoring 38 points for the Heat as they beat the Cavaliers, 118-90. Many fans angry at James for leaving Cleveland booed him throughout the game and held up signs with negative statements against James.[3]

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