Superstar guard/forward who won NBA Championships with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013 and the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016. He was named NBA Finals MVP on all three occasions. He is also a 4-time recipient of the NBA MVP award.
His father figure was his youth football coach Frankie Walker, who took him into his home at the request of James' single mother. Walker taught him the importance of school and introduced him to basketball.
He was drafted first overall by the Cavaliers in 2003, and he went on to win the 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year Award. He spent seven years in Cleveland, then four years in Miami before returning to Cleveland.
He and his high school sweetheart-turned-wife, Savannah Brinson , had their first son, LeBron James Jr. , on October 6, 2004. Three years later they had a second son, named Bryce Maximus , and, on October 22, 2014, they welcomed their first daughter, Zhuri .
He won gold medals playing alongside Kobe Bryant at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.