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LeBron James

Basketball Player LeBron James

Profession: Basketball Player

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Has won two NBA championships (both with the Miami Heat), four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, two NBA Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals.

James is considered to be the best players in the NBA today, and already one of the greatest players of all-time.

Born: December 30, 1984
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
Age: 35 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn

Married Life

  • 2013-09-14 NBA player LeBron James (28) weds longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson at the Capella Chapel in San Diego, California

Events in the Life of LeBron James

  • 2003-06-26 NBA Draft: St. Vincent–St. Mary HS (Akron, Ohio) small forward LeBron James first pick by Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2006-02-19 55th NBA All-Star Game, Toyota Centre, Houston, TX: East beats West, 122-120; MVP: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, F
  • 2008-02-17 57th NBA All-Star Game, New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA: East beats West, 134-128; MVP: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, F
  • 2008-08-24 The star-studded American men's basketball team led by the likes of LeBron James, Chris Paul & Kobe Bryant win the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics with a relatively narrow 118-107 win over Spain
  • 2012-01-17 LeBron James becomes youngest player in NBA history to record 20,000 career points during the Miami Heat's 92-75 victory over Golden State; James, 28 years, 17 days, passes Kobe Bryant, 29 years, 122 days
  • 2012-07-11 20th ESPY Awards: LeBron James, Brittney Griner win
  • 2013-06-20 67th NBA Championship: Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs, 4 games to 3, LeBron James MVP for second straight year
  • 2013-07-17 21st ESPY Awards: LeBron James, Serena Williams win
  • 2016-06-19 NBA Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers win first title beating defending champion Golden State Warriors, 93-89 for a 4–3 series victory; 1st team to overcome 3–1 deficit; MVP LeBron James 27 points
  • 2017-09-24 LeBron James calls President Donald Trump "U Bum" in a tweet in response to Trump's comments about Stephen Curry
  • 2018-01-23 LeBron James becomes the 7th and youngest (33 years 24 days) to reach the 30,000 NBA point milestone during 114-102 loss to San Antonio Spurs
  • 2018-02-18 NBA All Star Game, Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA: Team LeBron beats Team Curry, 148-145; MVP: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers, F
  • 2018-06-06 LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan's record (109) for most 30-point games in NBA playoff history in Cleveland Cavaliers' 110-102 Game 3 Finals loss to Golden State Warriors
  • 2018-07-01 NBA super star LeBron James agrees to a 4-year $154m deal with the LA Lakers, moving from Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2018-11-15 LeBron James passes Wilt Chamberlain for 5th on the NBA's career scoring list with 44 points for the LA Lakers in 126-117 victory over Portland Trail Blazers at the Staples Center, Los Angeles
  • 2019-03-06 LeBron James scores his 32,293rd point in the 2nd quarter of a Lakers' 115-99 loss to Denver in LA to pass Michael Jordan into 4th place on the NBA all-time point scoring list
  • 2019-11-19 LeBron James hits 25 points, 11 rebounds & 10 assists as LA Lakers' beat Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-107 to become first player in NBA history to record a triple-double against all 30 franchises

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