LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player who plays with the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.
Standing at 6 ft 8 in and weighing 250 lb, he has started at the small forward and power forward positions.
James has won two NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, two NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
He has also been selected to 11 NBA All-Star teams, 10 All-NBA teams, and six All-Defensive teams, and is the Cavaliers' all-time leading scorer.
James played high school basketball at St.
Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, where he was highly promoted in the national media as a future NBA superstar.
After graduating, he was selected with the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft by the Cavaliers.
James led Cleveland to the franchise's first Finals appearance in 2007, losing to the San Antonio Spurs.
In 2010, he left the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in a highly publicized ESPN special titled The Decision.
In his first season in Miami, the Heat reached the Finals but lost to the Dallas Mavericks.