Date of birth: December 30, 1984 (Age:
Place of birth: Akron, Ohio
Height: 6 ft. 8 in. (2.03 m)
Weight: 250 lb. (113 kg)
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LeBron Raymone James was born on December 30th, 1984. He stands at 6 ft. 8 in. (2.03 m) and weighs 250 lb. (113 kg). He played basketball for his high school, St. Vincent and St. Mary. He is originally from Akron, Ohio. During those years he was promoted as a future NBA superstar.
He was drafted first overall pick in 2003 NBA Draft by Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2007, pulling the team on his back, he led Cleveland to their first NBA Finals appearance only to be stopped by San Antonio Spurs. In 2010, with a highly controversial interview and free agency period, LeBron leaved the Cavaliers for Miami Heat. First season with the Heats, LeBron and his team reach the final and lose to Dallas Mavericks. In 2012, The Heat with LeBron beat Oklahoma City Thunders and earn the championship. LeBron earned the MPV for NBA Finals. In 2013, The Heat win their second consecutive championship and LeBron, again, claims the NBA Finals MVP. His achievements led to many people arguing that he is the best NBA player today.
His life outside of the court is in fact very wealthy due to many endorsements. Although LeBron gathered many awards, wealth, and fame, he is ranked amongst disliked athletes in America. LeBron has also appeared in commercials, documentaries, and books, and has been the host for Saturday Night Live and the ESPY Awards.
Based in Miami, Florida, The Heat is part of the South-east Division in the Eastern Conference of the NBA. Their home games are held at the American Airlines Arena in the heart of the downtown in Miami. The owner of the team is no other than the Carnival Corporation owner, Micky Arison. Sitting at the presidential position is Pat Riley, and the team is led by head coach, Erik Spoelstra.
The Heat was founded in 1988 and since then has won three NBA championships (2006, 2012, and 2013), four conference titles, and 10 division titles. The Heat also has the second-longest winning streak in NBA history at 27 games in a row, only to lose against Lakers’ 33 wins. The Heat was valued at $625 million by Forbes in 2013.