LeBron James and his understanding of sports journalism! An update on his career and personal life!

Facts of LeBron James

Full Name:LeBron James
Age:38 years 2 months
Birth Date:December 30,1984
Lucky Number:7
Lucky Stone:Topaz
Lucky Color:Brown
Best Match for Marriage:Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
Birth Place:Ohio, USA
Father's Name:Anthony McClelland
Mother's Name:Gloria Marie James
Marital Status:Married
Husband / Wife Name:Savannah Brinson
Profession:Professional Basketball Player
Education:Vincent-St. Mary High School
Height / How tall? : 6 feet 8 inches (2.03m)
Salary:33.29 million USD
Net Worth:$275 million
Hair Color:Black
Eye Color:Black
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Quotes: You have to be able to accept failure to get better
I like criticism. It makes you strong
I have short goals - to get better every day, to help my teammates every day - but my only ultimate goal is to win an NBA championship. It's all that matters. I dream about it. I dream about it all the time, how it would look, how it would feel. It would be so amazing.
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Who is LeBron James?

NBA star of the Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James has won many championships in his career spanning over a decade and a half. LeBron is also only good in his game but also is a great human being. He also knows the importance of sports journalism. A recent incident proves this point.

LeBron James defends TNT reporter

Erin Popovich, wife of the San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich died on 18/4/2018 after a prolonged battle with a respiratory illness. The nature of the disease has not been elaborated on. But it has been reported that she was unable to attend major events and travel due to it. She has been suffering from the ailment since the 1990s.

Source: Rolling Stone (LeBron James)

TNT reporter Allie LaForce had posed a question to LeBron James on this issue asking him his reaction to the news. This sparked a lot of criticism and there was an online backlash against the reporter. Many felt that it was unprofessional and uncomfortable for the player to be asked to answer these questions. On learning about it, LeBron James immediately came to the rescue of the reporter. He said that he was not blindsided and was aware of the reporter going to put him this question during his interview.

Source: Houston Chronicle (LeBron James and Gregg Popovich)

LeBron posted a video on his UNINTERRUPTED PLATFORM and said:

“A lot of people think I was blindsided. That is absolutely false. Allie LaForce told me she was going to ask me the question and if it was OK. Once I started talking about it on-air, actually my emotions kind of took over and that was just my emotions coming straight from the heart.”

LeBron’s early beginnings

LeBron was born on 30 December 1984 in Akron, Ohio. His mother Gloria James was just 16 when she delivered little LeBron and has single-handedly raised him. Childhood was difficult and LeBron grew up in poverty. LeBron was allowed by his mother to live with Frank Walker a football coach who started training LeBron in basketball when LeBron was 9. He played high school basketball at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and he were excellent at it.

Source: Fortune (LeBron James)

LeBron James’s a Professional life

LeBron was chosen in the first draft By The Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA draft. He played enormously well and has been called the greatest player of basketball at all times. He provided his team with an ample number of wins. He won 3 NBA Championships and also earned 4 NBA MVP awards. He also got 3 NBA Finals MVP awards, 3 NBA All-star Game MVP awards, 2 Olympic Gold Medals, and NBA Rookie of the Year award, and also an NBA scoring title.

Source: NBA (LeBron James)

His other achievements include 14-time NBA All-star, 11-time All-NBA first-teamer, and 5 times All-Defensive first-teamer. He has also been an all-time scoring leader of the Cavaliers.

He was with Miami Heat for 4 years from 2010 but returned to the Cavaliers in 2014. LeBron does earn through his game but he also has accumulated wealth through his numerous endorsements. He has done commercials, movies, and TV shows and is considered powerful and influential. LeBron has a net worth of $400 million. People have also wondered many a time as to how tall LeBron is. His height is 6 feet and 8 inches.

How is his personal life going?

LeBron was dating Savannah Brinson since their high school days. He proposed to her on 31 December 2011 and the couple married on 14 September 2013 in San Diego, CA. The couple has three children-LeBron James Jr. (born 2004), Bryce James (born 2007), and Zhuri James (born 2014). The married is a happy and blissful one.

Source: Essence (LeBron James)

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