LeBron James F  #23

Current Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Born: Dec 30, 1984 (30 years old)

Birthplace: Akron, Ohio (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-8 (203cm)     Weight: 250 (113kg)

Hand: Right

Website: http://www.lebronjames.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/kingjames

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LeBron

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Free Agent: PO-2016; UFA-2017

Current Agent: Rich Paul

Draft Entry: 2003 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2003 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Cleveland Cavaliers

Pre-Draft Team: St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio)

High School: St. Vincent St. Mary High School [Akron, Ohio]

LeBron James News

LeBron Believes Tristan Thompson's Contract Stalemate Becoming 'Distraction'
LeBron James said he decided to post his message via social media after spending "the majority of the day" with Tristan Thompson.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

LeBron James Remains Uninvolved In Tristan Thompson Talks
LeBron James has passed on multiple opportunities to apply public pressure to the Cavaliers and hasn't commented on it via social media.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

LeBron Invites Cavs' Teammates To Miami For Pre-Camp Workouts
LeBron James had pre-camp workouts in Ohio when he was with the Heat.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

LeBron: Tristan Thompson Is An Important Resource To Cavs
LeBron James is anxious for the Cavaliers to re-sign Tristan Thompson, who remains a restricted free agent.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Colangelo: LeBron Has Spot On Olympic Team, 'Deep Down' Wants To Play
Jerry Colangelo said LeBron James has a spot on Team USA's 2016 Olympic roster if he wants to play.

Marc Stein/ESPN

LeBron James To Attend USA Minicamp In Vegas
LeBron James will join Team USA for their minicamp next week, but will not stay around for scrimmages due to commitments with his charitable foundation.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Colangelo Believes LeBron Wants To Participate In 2016 Olympics
LeBron James already has played in over 41,000 career NBA minutes and has appeared in three Olympics for the United States.

William Lou/The Score

LeBron James To Sign One-Plus-One Deal With Cavs
The first year of LeBron James' deal is worth $22.97 million and the second season is worth $24 million.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Kevin Love, LeBron Had 'Very Honest' Talk Before Free Agency
Kevin Love said he and LeBron James "just talked everything out and a lot of stuff was very honest and we came to a really good place and we agreed on a lot of things."


LeBron Waiting On Tristan Thompson Talks To Be Resolved
LeBron James doesn't plan on initiating free agent talks with the Cavaliers until negotiations between Tristan Thompson and the team are resolved.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

LeBron James Opts Out Of $21.5M Player Option, Plans To Re-Sign With Cavs
LeBron James intends to re-sign with the Cavaliers.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

LeBron: Proud Of Our Guys To Reach Finals In First Year
LeBron James said he has no regrets to return to the Cavaliers.

Bleacher Report

LeBron: We Put Ourselves Back Where This Franchise Needs To Be
LeBron James cited how his family is happy being back in northeast Ohio and that it makes his job easier.

RealGM Staff Report

Cavs Want LeBron To Express Opinions On Roster Decisions
The Cavaliers would prefer LeBron James to have an open dialogue with the front office and express his opinions strongly about which players he'd like the team to keep and which ones he considers luxuries.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

LeBron In Finals To Win Series, Not Win MVP
LeBron James will not receive any consolation in winning MVP of The Finals if the Cavaliers don't win the series.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

David Griffin Has Learned More About Building Around LeBron During Playoffs
The Cavaliers have perhaps learned a lot about how to build a team around LeBron James during these playoffs without Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

LeBron: I Feel Confident Because I'm The Best Player In The World
LeBron James was asked if he's feeling less pressure since his team is undermanned due to injuries.

RealGM Staff Report

LeBron Not Thinking About Free Agency, Happy With Cavaliers
LeBron James is not expected to pick up his one-year, $21.57 million player option.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

LeBron James Has Glue Applied To Cut At Halftime
LeBron James' playing time in Game 4 was not impacted the injury.

Baxter Holmes/ESPN

LeBron: It Was A Bitter Moment When I Left, But It's A Sweet Moment Here Now
LeBron James was asked to describe what the reunion with the fans of Cleveland have been like this season considering the manner in which he left for the Heat.

RealGM Staff Report

LeBron James: We Don't Have Nothing To Lose
Dwyane Wade told LeBron James he's seeing a different mindset from him in The Finals.

RealGM Staff Report

LeBron: I Have Some Other Motivation I Won't Talk About Right Now
LeBron James and the Cavaliers are considered the underdogs in The Finals.

RealGM Staff Report

LeBron: This Is Probably The Best I've Been
LeBron James believes he's never played better basketball than he has right now.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

LeBron Was First To Broach Idea Of Forming Big 3 In 2010
Up until that point, Dwyane Wade had been relaying to Miami management there was no way LeBron James would be interested in joining them.

Dan Le Batard/Miami Herald

LeBron Cites Irving As Major Reason He Returned To Cavs
LeBron James admitted that a major reason he returned to the Cavaliers last offseason was due to the future of Kyrie Irving.

Chris Fedor/Cleveland Plain Dealer

LeBron Believes Finals Return With Cavs Is Unfinished Business
This will mark LeBron James' fifth consecutive Finals appearance.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

LeBron Admits Receiving IV After Game 3, Declines To Elaborate On Ailments
LeBron James said he's getting so much treatment, he's getting tired of seeing athletic trainer Mike Mancias.

Bob Finnan/The Morning Journal

LeBron James Believes Cavs Should Keep Tristan Thompson For His Entire Career
Tristan Thompson has averaged 8.9 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game in the playoffs.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

LeBron: Dellavedova Doesn't Deserve People Giving Him Rep As Dirty Player
Matthew Dellavedova has been involved in perceived plays with Taj Gibson, Kyle Korver and Al Horford in the playoffs.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

LeBron: Shumpert Will Make All-Defensive Team Soon
LeBron James said he believes Iman Shumpert will be on the NBA All-Defensive team "very soon."

Ethan J. Skolnick/Bleacher Report

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