Career

  • At the end of the 2012-13 season, against the San Antonio Spurs, Miami transformed a seemingly impossible championship win into reality, winning their second consecutive national title with a 3-4 victory.
  • In 2014, LeBron James opted out of his contract with Miami Heat and signed with Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2014–15 season, Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to the NBA finals and in the process James became first player since the 1960s to play in five consecutive NBA finals.
  • His 2015–16 season was marred by controversies which also included the midseason firing of Cavaliers’ coach David Blatt. But in spite of all this LeBron James performed admirably and the third player to record a triple-double in an NBA Finals Game.
  • LeBron’s stint with Cleveland Cavaliers ended in 2018 and thereafter, he signed a contracts with Los Angeles Lakers.
  • In February 2019, James became the fifth NBA player to reach 32,000 points. On March 6, 2019, in a game against Denver Nuggets, he surpassed Michael Jordan to become the fourth highest scorer on the NBA list.

Awards & Achievements

  • James’ team Miami Heat won the NBA championship for 2 consecutive years from 2012 and he was declared the NBA Most Valuable Player, which he had won for two years already.
  • He was part of the Olympic gold winning American team at Beijing (2008) and London (2012) games, and a bronze at Seoul Olympics (2004). He also has gold and a bronze FIBA Americas Championship medals.
  • The 2011-12 season ended with Miami Heat beating Oklahoma City Thunder to win the NBA Championship – James’ first NBA title. In the final game, he scored 26 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists.
  • He made NBA history in 2013, at age 28, he became the youngest and 38th NBA player to score 20,000 points, succeeding Kobe Bryant of the Lakers—who accomplished this feat when he was 29.