Growing up in Oklahoma, with no NBA team in the state I found myself becoming fascinated with the Cleveland Cavaliers star player, LeBron James. His impeccable skills improving every game to his fancy pair of shoes initialed LBJ also different every game always seemed to amaze me more. I was in the library one evening and started to think about my favorite basketball player LeBron James and thought that I should read about him. I found the book The Rise of a Star: LeBron James and it was very fascinating learning about LeBron, because he grew up and was always in the spotlight as a young kid. I learned an important lesson, reading Rise of a Star: LeBron James and watching More Than A Game. It went along to teach me don’t give up, because of the obstacles faced as a child, turn it into motivation to place yourself where wanting to envisioned years from now. I feel LeBron James will help young individuals realize that if they focus on big goals that there won’t be any way that their past can affect what their future holds if they work hard. LeBron showed me that there are obstacles that will stand in my way but they can be conquered.
LeBron started playing basketball when he was nine years old. He won the MVP award four times! LeBron does a lot of muscle workout, muscular fitness. He also spends time doing cardio workouts so he has enough stamina and fitness so he can play basketball. For LeBron to keep maintain his stamina, he likes to eat rice, baguette, and bagel. He even adds peanut butter to his bagel.
Lebron is the youngest player in NBA history to score 27,000 points. LeBron has been playing in the NBA for 13 years. He is the greatest player, because he is the first player to get 27,000 points, 7,000 assists, and 7000 rebounds, he has won four MVP awards, he has made 6 straight NBA finals appearances.
Michael Jordan, in his prime, was thought of as one of the greatest basketball champions of all time. A shooting guard, standing at six-six, Jordan was able to out play anyone in his position. He started his career at the University of North Carolina, where he helped his team win a national championship. He then was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1984-85 season. While playing for the Bulls, Jordan received many awards such as, MVP, five championships, Olympic gold medals, slam dunk contests, and many more defensive and offensive awards. Jordan simply dominated the nineties and left the game as a NBA Finals winner in 1998.
When LeBron James was born, nobody would have guessed that he would have been the one to go all the way to the NBA and perform like he does. He has amazing talent and he knows how to use it. And what's so amazing about how he went all the way to the NBA, is he was living in a state of poverty with trouble all around him and still managed to make it tontine big times.Even though the odds of how he lived were against him, LeBron James managed to put his talent first and become one of the best basketball players in the world.
Central Idea: LeBron James is the best basketball player by his scoring ability, his athleticism, and his world-class defense.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 17, 1963. He is regarded as one of the legends that have played the game of Basketball. Michael Jordan is also known as His Airness, MJ and Air Jordan. He has been credited as one of the people that gave the NBA its worldwide acclaim. Despite the huge number of trophies that he has won, the numerous commercial endorsements and other personal accomplishments; Michael Jordan is a perfect model that teaches us how to overcome obstacles like a genius. It is important to note that there are many things he did that showed his inner strength, but I would be highlighting the genesis of his playing Career.
Throughout basketball history, there have been many amazing players to be a part of the NBA. The NBA, also known as the National Basketball Association, is not only the foremost men’s professional basketball league in North America, but is also widely considered to be the top-ranking men’s professional basketball league in the world. One of the most controversial topics in the history of NBA today is whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is the best player to ever be a part of this association. James began his career with the Cleveland Cavaliers and currently plays for the Miami Heat. Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls for most of his career; however, he played for the Washington Wizard’s from age 38 to 40. According to the New York Times, Jordan announced his retirement in Chicago on January 13th of 1999 (D8). Although LeBron James is one of the best players to be currently active in the league, Michael Jordan is known to be the best player in NBA history. Both player, without a doubt, have left a mark in the history of NBA, Michael Jordan, indisputably, is the best player to ever play in the NBA with his unstoppable defensive and offensive ability along with the determination and leadership he provided for his team.
Three time NBA champion, Lebron James in his interview, “Lebron: I’m coming back to Cleveland” notes that he is returning to Cleveland after his four years in Miami after abandoning Cleveland in 2010. He supports his claim by first stating his feelings for Ohio, and what Ohio meant to him. Secondly, he explains why he abandoned Cleveland, and it was because of winning championships. Lastly, he promises Cleveland that he will give it his all to bring Cleveland’s championship drought to an end. James’ purpose is to prove to Cavalier fans that somewhere in his heart he still has a place for Ohio in order to convince the fans to believing in him once more. He establishes an enthusiastic tone for his fans, and Cavalier
Many have heard the name "LeBron" at least once due to his popularity among basketball fans and the basketball player's countless merchandise items. LeBron James is undoubtedly one of the most successful ball players in the game today. The 6'8" 250Lbs Cleveland Cavalier Forward has always had a talent for basketball
Who is Lebron James you say? Lebron James is a professional basketball player. In 2003, Lebron got drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers. In round 1 on the NBA Draft Lebron James was the first pick in 2003 [landofbasketball.com]. Lebron James should win the Greatest Player of the Year Award.
LeBron Raymone James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio to a 16-year-old mother, Gloria Marie James, who raised the child on her own. When James was growing up, life was often a struggle for the family, as they moved from apartment to apartment in the seedier neighborhoods of Akron while Gloria struggled to find steady work. Realizing that her son would be better off in a more stable family environment, Gloria allowed him to move in with the family of Frank Walker, a local youth football coach, who introduced James to basketball when he was nine years old. While james was young he played AAU ball . Lebrons freshman year he went to St. vincent- St. mary high school . then lebron averaged 21 points 6 rebounds per game as the season went on james led them to a 27-0 season In 2002, LeBron tried to enter the NBA, but was considered ineligible because he had not yet graduated from High School. In his senior year LeBron’s average stood at 31.6 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 3.4 steals per game. For his achievements, he was named Ohio’s Mr. Basketball for three years in a row. He was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated which was a hint at the expectations that rested on him. All his matches were having seating problems because of the increased number of spectators coming to watch him play. In 2003, he was selected in the NBA draft to play for the
The next four years, LeBron helped the Cavs improve. In the 2006-2007 year, the Cavs beat the Detroit Pistons in the semi-finals but lost in the finals against San-Antonio Spurs. During the years 2007-2008, the Cavs failed to make it to the playoffs. The following year, 2008-2009, they acquired point guard Mo Williams and Shaquille O’Neal. They lost in the second round of the playoffs to the Boston Celtics. In 2010, his contract was over with the Cavaliers. He decided to go to the Miami Heat and made two more lifelong friends, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. That season, in the playoffs, they beat the Philadelphia 76ers, the Boston Celtics, and the Chicago Bulls but lost to the Dallas Mavericks in the championship. The next season, in 2011, the Heat beat the New York Knicks, the Indiana Pacers, and the Boston Celtics. In the championship game, the Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder. In 2012, they beat the San Antonio Spurs in the Finals. When his contract expired in 2013, he decided to go back to the Cleveland Cavaliers where everything
Lebron James is the MVP (Most Valuable Player), for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He lead the team to the championship in basketball and won it all. Earlier that year Lebron came back to Cleveland Cavaliers from the Miami Heat with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Why leave when you have a big 3 on your team? He said he wanted to go home for his last few years of basketball. If you ask me I think he'll be in the league for at least more 5 years. Lebron is seventh on all time scoring 200 point over Shaquille O'Neal.
Lebron James has the dribbling skills of a point guard and the physical grit of a power forward. He can dunk from almost the free throw line, and also drain the threes. There are few players in that category in the NBA. Kevin Garnett may be in that small list. Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson would be they are retired.