LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
LeBron’s Career Stats and Accomplishments
LeBron has had an amazing career. He was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the first overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. In his first season, he was named Rookie of the Year. He led the Cavaliers to their first Finals appearance in 2007, where they were defeated by the San Antonio Spurs.
After seven seasons with the Cavaliers, LeBron signed with the Miami Heat in 2010. With the Heat, he won two championships (2012 and 2013) and was named Finals MVP in both years. In 2014, LeBron returned to the Cavaliers. He led the team to their first championship in 2016, and was named Finals MVP.
LeBron has been a four-time NBA MVP (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013), a three-time NBA Finals MVP (2012, 2013, 2016), and a fourteen-time NBA All-Star (2005–2018). He is the all-time leading scorer of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
2003: NBA Rookie of the Year
2007: NBA Finals Appearance
2008: NBA All-Star Game MVP
2012-2013: Both Finals MVPs
2012, 2013, 2016: NBA Champion
2004, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012-2018 : 14 times NBA All Star 2005-2018 : 7 times All Star Game MVP. Selected to the All-NBA Team five times. 2008-2010, 2012-2018: 4 times NBA MVP
LeBron James’ Finals History
2004: Eastern Conference First Round (1-4): vs. Washington Wizards
2006: NBA Finals (0-2): vs. San Antonio Spurs
2012: NBA Finals (2-4): vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
2013: NBA Finals (4-2): vs. San Antonio Spurs
2015: Eastern Conference First Round (1-4): vs. Chicago Bulls
2016: NBA Finals (4-3): vs. Golden State Warriors
2017: Eastern Conference Finals (4-1): vs. Boston Celtics
2018: NBA Finals (4-1): vs. Golden State Warriors
LeBron James’ Career Regular Season Stats
Field Goals Made: 11,004
Field Goal Percentage: .481
3-Point Field Goals Made: 2,314
3-Point Field Goal Percentage: .347
Free Throws Made: 10,252
Free Throw Percentage: .751
Career Playoff Stats
Field Goals Made: 2,133
Field Goal Percentage: .423
3-Point Field Goals Made: 697
3-Point Field Goals Made Per Game Average : .333
Free Throws Made: 1,625
Free Throw Percentage: .730
How many Rings does LeBron Have?
LeBron James has won three NBA championships, all with the Miami Heat. He won his first two titles in 2012 and 2013, both as part of a four-year run of reaching the Finals every year (the third team he made it to the finals was the Cleveland Cavaliers).
His third championship came in 2016 when he returned to the Cavaliers.
How Much is LeBron James’ Salary?
LeBron is currently earning $33.54 million, but that’s the last of his seven-year contract he signed with the Cavaliers in 2016. He can opt out of his deal after this season.
Is LeBron James’ Jersey Number Retired?
No, it isn’t. Most players whose number jersey is not retired end up doing well, but there are also players whose jersey is not retired that have done poorly. The Cavaliers will probably retire LeBron’s number when he retires.
Is LeBron James the Richest Athlete in the World?
No, he’s not the richest athlete in the world. He’s listed as the 33rd richest athlete in the world with a net worth of $480 million.
What Charity Does LeBron James Support?
LeBron James is part of the LeBron James Family Foundation which helps children in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. The foundation has opened up a new school for students in grades 1-8.
Many might consider LeBron James to be the best basketball player of all time. His talent is unmatched, his stats are phenomenal, and he has already won three championships. Who knows, maybe he’ll win more championships in the future.