LeBron James biography, net worth

LeBron James biography, net worth

LeBron James is an American professional basketball player from the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National basketball Association (NBA). LeBron was born in 30th of December, 1984 in Akron, Ohio. LeBron James was raised by his mother who didn’t have sufficient money to pay rents for their shelter. So she decided to send LeBron to stay with a local football coach who also introduced basketball to LeBron in the age of nine. As the time passed he chose to play with the Northeast Ohio Shooting Stars team. And he was able to achieve his success on the local and national level too with the team.

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He started his school on St. Vincent-St. Mary high school instead of his local public school which was also predominantly more number of white students. During his freshman year LeBron had averaged 21 points and 6 rebounds per game but he soon he averaged 29 points, 8.3 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 3.3 steals per game. In short period of time he was improving his overall game quality and became a very valuable to his ream.

Early career of LeBron James

LeBron James tried to enter the NBA on 2002, but was considered ineligible because he had not yet graduated from his High School. In his senior year he average stood at 31.6 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 3.4 steals per game. In 2003, he was selected in the NBA draft to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was also awarded by Rookie of the Year Award.

Career of LeBron James

He became the youngest basketball player in the history of the league, who scored a triple-double in the next season. He was also selected in All-NBA team because of his performance of the game. He signed a four year contract with the Cavaliers for a sum of $60 million till the 2009-10 seasons.

When his contract ended with Cavaliers in 2010, he took the decision of joining Miami Heats. So he had a fair chance of winning title. Then fell short of the championships by losing in NBA finals of the first season. LeBron improved his performance on 2012 to help his team get the championship. But his hunger of winning the title did not stop and he won the title again in 2013.

LeBron James has been of the two Olympic Gold Medal winning teams. He had $56 million of earning on 2013 which ma him the highest paid basketball player. His advertising contracts are from the famous companies like: Nike, McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Samsung and many more. His earning in 2016 is 30.96 million USD and his approximated net worth is 400 million USD.

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