James was born on December 30, 1984, in Akron, Ohio
During the 2003-04 season, James made history when he became the first member of the Cavalier franchise to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
James was the first player picked in the 2003 NBA Draft straight out of high school.
James competed on the U.S. Olympic basketball team during three Summer Olympic Games, in 2004, 2008 and 2012
James was selected for the NBA All-Star Game for the first time in 2005 and would go on to earn a spot in the annual showcase in each of the next 15 seasons.
Shortly after becoming a free agent, James announced that he would be joining the Miami Heat for the 2010-11 season
James and Savannah have two sons and one daughter together
In July of 2014, after opting out of his contract with the Heat and considering other teams, James announced that he would be returning to the Cavaliers.
In January 2018, at age 33, James surpassed Bryant as the youngest player to accumulate 30,000 career points.
On July 1, 2018, James announced that he was moving on to the next chapter of his career by signing a 4-year