Lebron James takes on Tim Duncan (the b-baller, not the Gospel singer) in this Round 3 matchup.
- Three-time Mr. Ohio in high school. At 18, he was selected first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
- Before his professional debut, he signed a $90 million shoe contract with Nike. $90 million! Before he even played a game!
- 2004 Rookie of the Year. Averaged 21 points, 6 assists, and 5 boards.
- 5-time All Star, 2-time All Star Game MVP, 4-time All NBA
- 2004 ESPY for Best Breakthrough Athlete, 2008 NBA Scoring Champ (averaged 30 points per game)
- One of his most memorable performances came against the Pistons in the ’07 Eastern Conference Finals. He finished the game with 48 points, and scored 29 of the Cavs last 30 points in a double OT win.
- International achievements: Gold in Beijing in ’08, Bronze in Athens in ’04. FIBA World Champion in ’06, FIBA Americas Champion in ’07
- Youngest NBAer to: win Rookie of the Year, record a triple double, score 40, score 50, average 30 points per game in a season, win All-Star MVP, score 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000, 8000, 9000, 10000, 11000, and 12000 pts
- Drafted number one overall in 1997
- 1997-98 NBA Rookie of the Year
- 4 time NBA Champion (3 time Finals MVP)
- 11 time NBA all-star (MVP in 2000)
- NBA MVP in 2002 and 2003
- Won a bronze medal at the ’04 Olympics in Athens
- Finds joy in playing ‘himself’ on video games
- Loves Renaissance Fairs
Lebron wins. He might go down as the greatest player in the history of the game. Also, Shane is partly to blame for Duncan’s loss because he wrote virtually nothing for him. Renaissance Fairs? Come on.