LeBron James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Four NBA championships, four NBA MVP awards, four NBA Finals MVP awards, three All-Star MVP awards, and two Olympic gold medals have been James’s honors to date.
This season, James has the most points in the playoffs, the second-most points in his career, and the seventh most assists in his entire NBA career.
Since joining the NBA in 1996 he has been voted to the NBA All-Star team an incredible 18, to the All-NBA team an incredible 18, and to the NBA All-Defense First Team five times.
For the second time in his career, he has been a member of the winningest team in NBA Finals history, with eight consecutive appearances from 2011 to 2018. The NBA 75th Anniversary Team will feature James in 2021.
In his hometown of Akron, Ohio, James played high school basketball for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, where he was hailed as a future NBA star by the media.
In the 2003 NBA draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected him with the first overall choice as a prep-to-pro player.
After being named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year in 2004, he quickly rose to the top of the sport, winning the NBA MVP award in 2009 and again in 2010.
LeBron James Age: How Old Is LeBron James?
Professional basketball player, LeBron James is 37 years old. He was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio, U.S.