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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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- 31 days ago
FL. Senator Marco Rubio -- LeBron's Coming Back to Heat ... Trust Me!!!

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LeBron James -- If Donald Sterling Owned the Heat ... I Might Sit Out the Playoffs

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If Sterling Owned My Team I Might Sit Out the Playoffs

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

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