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15 Facts About LeBron James

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LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.

The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.

The Cleveland Cavaliers, also known as the Cavs, are an American professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.

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James has won three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, three NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.

The National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1955–56 NBA season to the best performing player of the regular season.

The NBA Finals is the championship series of the National Basketball Association played between the Western and Eastern champions of the Conference Finals.

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He has also been selected to 13 NBA All-Star teams, 13 All-NBA teams, and six All-Defensive teams, and is the Cavaliers' all-time leading scorer.

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James played high school basketball at St. Vincent–St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, where he was highly promoted in the national media as a future NBA superstar.

Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County.

Ohio is an Eastern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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After graduating, he was selected by his home team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, as the first overall pick of the 2003 NBA draft.

The 2003 NBA draft was held on June 26, 2003, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

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James led Cleveland to the franchise's first Finals appearance in 2007, ultimately losing to the San Antonio Spurs.

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In 2010, he left the Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in a highly publicized ESPN special titled The Decision.

ESPN is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company and the Hearst Corporation.

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James spent four seasons with the Heat, reaching the Finals all four years and winning back-to-back championships in 2012 and 2013.

A season is a division of the year marked by changes in weather, ecology and hours of daylight.

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In 2013, he led Miami on a 27-game winning streak, the third longest in league history.

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Following his final season with the Heat, James opted out of his contract and returned to the Cavaliers.

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Behind his leadership, Cleveland immediately advanced to three consecutive Finals against the Golden State Warriors, winning the championship in 2016 to end Cleveland's 52-year professional sports title drought.

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Off the court, James has accumulated considerable wealth and fame from numerous endorsement contracts.

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His public life has been the subject of much scrutiny, and he has been ranked as one of America's most influential and popular athletes.

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He has been featured in books, documentaries, and television commercials.

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He also hosted the ESPY Awards, Saturday Night Live, and appeared in the 2015 film Trainwreck.

An ESPY Award is an accolade currently presented by the American broadcast television network ABC, and previously ESPN, to recognize individual and team athletic achievement and other sports-related performance during the calendar year preceding a given annual ceremony.

Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by d*ck Ebersol.

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