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LeBron James

LeBron Raymone James (/ləˈbrɒn/; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A six foot, eight inch small forward, he is an NBA champion, NBA Finals MVP, three-time NBA MVP, and NBA Rookie of the Year. One of Miami's co-captains, he is an eight-time NBA All-Star and has earned eight All-NBA honors and four All-Defensive honors. Nicknamed "King James", James had a storied high school basketball career at St. Vincent – St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. A three-time "Mr. Basketball of Ohio", he was highly promoted in the national media as a future NBA superstar. After graduating, he was selected with the first overall pick of the 2003 NBA Draft by his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2010, he left the Cavaliers for the Heat in a highly publicized free agency period. In 2012, he led Miami to their second ever NBA title, winning his first overall. His list of achievements and leadership during the Heats' 2012 championship run have led many basketball analysts, experts, and writers to consider him the best player in the NBA today. Off the court, James has accumulated considerable

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LeBron James -- N.E.R.D.'s Out at Dinner ... With Pharrell's Giant Hat

LeBron James
N.E.R.D.'s Out at Dinner With Pharrell's Giant Hat

Apparently, Pharrell's giant hat is becoming a thing now ... because LeBron James was rockin' a dome piece just like the singer's at dinner last week in Miami. 'Bron hit up Seasalt &… READ MORE >

Mannie Fresh -- LeBron's Got 'Nice Flow' ... Let's Collaborate!

Mannie Fresh
LeBron's Got 'Nice Flow' ... Let's Collaborate!

Game wasn't the only rapper impressed with LeBron James' rap skills -- ex--Big Tymers star Mannie Fresh tells TMZ Sports he thinks the guy is so talented, he wants to TEAM UP. Fresh tells us… READ MORE >

- 20 days ago
LeBron James -- Better Than 88% Of Rappers ... Says The Game

LeBron James
Better Than 88% Of Rappers ... Says The Game

LeBron James is "better than 88% of rappers rapping right now" ... so says The Game who tells TMZ Sports the NBA star's first real rap verse wasn't bad for a beginner. "First time I heard the… READ MORE >

- 22 days ago
LeBron James Rap Session is EPIC -- I Got Yachts, Watches and RINGS!!!

LeBron James
EPIC RAP SESSION I Got Yachts, Watches and RINGS!!!

LeBron James has finally recorded an entire RAP VERSE (and even laid down the hook) during a private studio session with a friend ... and TMZ Sports has the exclusive audio. 'Bron and… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Chris Bosh -- GIGANTIC 30TH BIRTHDAY PARTY ... With Tons of Little People

Chris Bosh
GIGANTIC 30TH BIRTHDAY PARTY With Tons of Little People

Miami Heat star Chris Bosh celebrated his 30th birthday in Florida yesterday ... and the party was INSANE ... taking over an entire BASEBALL STADIUM for a massive carnival, complete with little… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
LeBron James -- Samsung Scrambles Emergency Team ... After Pitchman's Cell Phone Craps Out

LeBron James
Samsung Scrambles Emergency Team After Pitchman's Cell Phone Craps Out

When LeBron James tweets, Samsung listens ... especially when he's complaining about a HUGE problem with his cell phone -- since LBJ is a pitchman for the company. The drama began earlier… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
LeBron James -- Is Blowin' Up My Rap Career ... Says Childhood Friend

LeBron James
Is Blowin' Up My Rap Career ... Says Childhood Friend

LeBron James just hooked his childhood friend up in a HUGE way ... pulling some strings to help get one of his boys' rap songs on the new NBA 2K14 soundtrack ... TMZ Sports has learned. We… READ MORE >

- 46 days ago
LeBron's Black Mask -- NOT FOR WHITE GUYS ... Says NBA Star David Lee

LeBron's Black Mask
NOT FOR WHITE GUYS Says NBA Star David Lee

LeBron James' awesome black facemask ain't for everyone .... especially white people ... so says caucasian NBA star David Lee. The Golden State Warriors big man was boarding the team bus… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
LeBron James -- Happy Birthday Mom ... HERE'S A PORSCHE!!

LeBron James
Happy Birthday Mom HERE'S A PORSCHE!!

LeBron James channeled Oprah Winfrey for his mom's birthday gift ... 'cause SHE GOT A BRAND NEW CAR!!!!!!!LeBron just surprised his mom with a white Porsche Panamera  ... which can run up to… READ MORE >

- 63 days ago
Miami Heat Players -- $500 Pedicure Date ... at Bev Hills Nail Salon

Miami Heat Players
$500 Pedicure Date at Bev Hills Nail Salon

Lebron James' cuticles are going to look FABULOUS when he squares off against the Clippers tonight ... 'cause TMZ Sports has learned, LBJ and teammates dropped $500 at a Beverly Hills nail salon… READ MORE >

- 78 days ago

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