The Life of Lebron James

  • He was born

    He was born
    Lebron James was born in Akron, Ohio to his mother, who was only 16 at the time
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    His Career

  • Highschool

    Lebron James Enters St. Vincent–St. Mary High School in Akron
  • State Title

    State Title
  • 2nd Straight Title

    2nd Straight Title
    As a freshman, James averaged 18 points per game. He helped the team to a Division III state title by scoring 25 points in the championship game.
  • Youth Developement Festival

    Lebron Jameshaving just completed his sophomore high school season (the majority of Festival participants are high school juniors), he led the USA North Team to the Festival gold medal and averaged a Festival best 24.0 ppg., And added a Festival fifth best 7.2 rpg., 2.2 assists, a Festival second best 2.0 steals a game, all while shooting 52.7 percent from the floor, and a Festival second best 47.8 percent (11-23 3pt FGs) from 3-point.
  • Sports Illistrated

    Sports Illistrated
    Comparisons to NBA superstar Michael Jordan (1963–) became common, and some sportswriters began calling James "The Chosen One," indicating the hope that the rookie phenomenon would revive interest in the NBA that had declined since Jordan's retirement.
  • Drafted

    DraftThis will always be known as the LeBron draft, but its reputation was further enhanced by the stellar careers of Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony.
  • Sons Born

    Sons Born
    As he prepared for Game 4 of the NBA finals, LeBron James became a father for the second time. His girlfriend, Savannah Brinson, gave birth early Thursday to the couple's second son, Bryce Maximus James.James was at the hospital for the delivery and appeared a little sleepy following the Cavaliers' morning shootaround at Quicken Loans Arena.
  • Vogue

    n March 2008, James became the first black man to appear on the cover of Vogue, posing with Gisele Bündchen.
  • Gold Medal

    Gold Medal
    Lebron won a gold medal at the Bejing olympics with the U.S.A. team.
  • Shaq

    The Cleveland Cavaliers executed a big trade to unite the superstars, acquiring Shaquille O'Neal from the Phoenix Suns in hopes he can help LeBron James deliver this seemingly sports-cursed city its first major pro championship in 45 years.
  • MVP

    Thousands of fans, scores of them wearing LeBron James jerseys, chanted "M-V-P! M-V-P!'' every chance they got. Hundreds of friends, family members and sponsors turned out to show their support for the world's greatest basketball player. And the superstar himself spoke of Akron as if it were some sort of utopia, declaring his commitment to the place nearly half a dozen times.