LeBron James was selected as the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers, launching what would become an illustrious career.
LeBron gained national attention while playing high school basketball at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School. His incredible skills and athleticism led to comparisons with NBA legends even before he entered the professional league.
LeBron has won NBA championships with three different teams - the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013, the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016, and the Los Angeles Lakers in 2020.
LeBron is known for his all-around skills. He's recorded numerous triple-doubles (double-digit statistics in points, rebounds, and assists) throughout his career, showcasing his versatility on the court.
Beyond the basketball court, LeBron is actively involved in philanthropy. He opened the "I PROMISE School" in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, providing education and support to at-risk children.
LeBron is often referred to as "King James," a nickname that reflects his dominance in the sport. He has consistently lived up to the high expectations set for him since his early career.