Part 2 in the Championship saga is devoted to LeBron James
I didn't spend as much time on this one. Get over it.
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 and now currently has 10 shoe styles.
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
Holds or shares 49 Cavaliers franchise records.
Has been compared to King Kong.
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.
Finals coming up. Stay tuned!