Lebron James was born in Akron, Ohio on December 30, 1984 to 16 year old Gloria James
Lebron's first dunk
Lebron James first dunked a basketball in a faculty vs. student basketball game at his middle school.
Named "The Choses One" by Sports Illustrated
Named "The Chosen One" by Sports Illustrated magazine. He was the first high school basketball player to be on the cover since Kevin Garnett.
Won third state title
Lebron won his third and final state title with St. Vincent-St. Mary's high school.
Graduated from high school
Lebron graduated from high school as the most anticipated basketball graduate ever. He decided to skip college and enter the NBA draft.
Number 1 draft pick in the NBA draft
At just 18 years old Lebron was the number one overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft and was chosen by the Cleveland Caveliers.
Played in 1st NBA finals
Lebron played in his 1st NBA finals series but got swept by the San Antonio Spurs.
Won gold medal in olympics
Lebron won a gold medal at the Bejing olympics with the U.S.A. team.
Won 2nd MVP award
Lebron won his 2nd straight award for most valuable player of the NBA. He is the 11th player in history to do so.
Went to the Miami Heat
Lebron was the center of the 2010 free agent class along with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The trio decided to join forces in Miami and Lebron "took his talents to South Beach" starting a new era in his career.