LeBron James after skipping college he joined the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and became a star. In 2012 and 2013 he led the Miami Heat to NBA title victory and in 2016 he won a championship with Cleveland before in 2018 he Joined the Los Angeles Lakers. Follow up with this article to find out (King J) LeBron James Net Worth.
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Early Life and High school Career.
On December 30, 1984, LeBron James was born in Akron, Ohio. James shows natural basketball skills at an early age. In 1999, James was recruited by St. Vincent in St. Mary High School to join their team.
In the course of playing with them, he scored over 2,657 points, 892 rebounds, and 523 assists in his 4 years with them.
As a new and young player, James made an average of 18 points per game. He took this team to Division III state title scoring 25 points in the Championship match. James received many honors as words of his matured basketball skills spread.
James was selected for the first team of USA Today ALL-USA, just as a high school sophomore. He was the first person selected for the award being a sophomore. James team won the Division III in a row for the second time.
James was named the Gatorade Player of the year and also the High School Boys Basketball Player of the year in the PARADE magazines the following year of school. At the end of his junior year, James was stronger and thought of going pro.
He had an enormous senior year in the court, after the decision to finish his education. He made an average of 31.6 points per game and led his team to their third state title.
The top national ranking was earned by the St. Vincent-St. Mary High School that year. James will soon come out to be one of the leading players of the National Basketball Association.
Lebron James Professional Career.
James made history during the 2003-04 season, to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award as he was the first member of the Cavalier franchise to win such award. He was also just 20 years old making him the youngest player to have the honor.
However, at that time his average points per game were 20 points. This made him be among the 3 rookies to make such feat, placing him in companies of Michael Jordan and Oscar Robertson.
James now being a free agent, announced shortly that he would join the Miami Heat for the 2010-11 season. Although many saw his departures to be betrayer to his hometown and fans of Cleveland were not pleased by his decision.
After James Announcement, Dan Gilbert the Cleveland Cavaliers major owner wrote an open letter saying James made a selfish decision, that he was heartless and it was a betrayer”. He was less concerned about their moments and he moved to Miami Heat.
He scored 26.7 average points per game and finished the league second during his first season with the Heat.
When his contract was over with the Heat he considered to return to Cleveland Cavaliers.
James missed 13 out of 82 regular season matches in 2014-15 after being disturbed with both back and knee problems. He gained his balance and confidence after recovering and made an average of 25.3 points with 7-4 assists per game.
He led his hometown team Cavaliers to the NBA Finals and set a record of being the first player in about 50 years to get to the Championship round in 5 continuous seasons.
However, his hopes of winning the third title were lost when his teammates Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were facing injuries. That same season the Cavaliers lost in six games to the Golden State Warriors.
James signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 1, 20128. A contract of 4 years worth $153 million. A team that featured Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabber and Magic Johnson.
LeBron James Net Worth.
LeBron James is nicknamed “King James” and he’s currently playing with the Los Angeles of NBA. He is one of the greatest basketball players of his time.
LeBron James Net Worth is estimated to be $440 million.