NBA star LeBron James was both the first member of the franchise Cavalier and youngest player to be named rookie of the year at the age of 20 and the youngest player to score 20,000 points in the age of 28.
15. LeBron and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are the only players to win a pair of MVP by age 25.
14. LeBron James was born in Akron, Ohio, December 30, 1984.
13. LeBron mother, Gloria James, spent seven days in the county jail for committing minor offenses such as trespassing and disturbing the peace. As a result, James was too embarrassed to go to school and missed most of the fourth class. James made up for it with the greatest care in the fifth year.
12. He began playing basketball at an early age and has shown tremendous talent in his early life.
11. He led the Miami Heat to wins NBA championship in 2012 and 2013.
10. James has two NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Award, two NBA Finals MVP awards, two Olympic gold medals, a scoring titles in the NBA, and the Rookie of the Year.
9. LeBron played football until his junior year of school when he broke his hand non-shooting and decided to focus solely on basketball.
8. James became the first player taken (by the Cleveland Cavaliers) of the draft 2003. In the 2003-04 season, he became the first member of the franchise Cavalier and youngest player (20 years) for the title rookie of the year.
7. In 2008, LeBron was the only player besides Oscar Robertson averaged 27 points, six rebounds and six assists per game for four consecutive seasons.
6. The International Management Group saw LeBron already in ninth grade.
5. LeBron went to high school at St. Vincent - St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio.
4. After the first year, Lebron, the number "23" in honor of his childhood idol, Michael Jordan.
3. He became a popular and marketable players and Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade joined as one of the major attractions of the NBA.
2. draws and LeBron made layups with his right hand, but eats and writes with his left hand.
1. LeBron was not allowed to apply to declare for the NBA draft after his junior year of high school.