The Great LeBron

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There is a lot of talk about who is the greatest basketball player to ever set foot on a court. Born December 30, 1984, LeBron James is often in the mix of this conversation. Like most successful people today, LeBron had it rough growing having to move from apartment to apartment. His father Anthony McClelland, an ex-con, did not step up to the plate of fatherhood, leaving his mother Gloria James to raise him on her own. When LeBron was just a sobbing baby she bought him a miniature goal, not knowing she was creating one of the best ball players of all time.
LeBron did not make many friends when he started school because he was ashamed of his life at home. Getting his schoolwork was difficult for him so he turned to sports; he preferred basketball and football the most. On the court he liked going in the paint, and passing the ball to his teammates the most. He also took enjoyment in commencing jumpers, something he started in fourth grade that has elevated to his signature move in the NBA. LeBron’s hero was Michael Jordan, and he tried to make his game like him. This could be why he became one of the best by mocking an exceptional player of that time.
On the gridiron he played receiver and scored nineteen touchdowns in his first year of Pee Wee football. He would soon move in with his coach, Frankie Walker, after he learned of LeBron nearly dropping out of school. After moving in, he won his elementary school’s attendance award. The Walkers also had him doing chores with the other kids; this little settlement molded him into a responsible kid. “Walker also had a positive impact on LeBron’s basketball. Among other things, he taught the youngster to shoot with his left hand.” It is safe to say Walker was a big contribution to Le...

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...n made history scoring 20,000 points as the youngest player.
We're no longer counting rings, because whatever number LeBron ends up with – and it'll be more than two -- it'll be enough (four, six, eight, whatever) to render the ring conversation irrelevant. We've never counted MVP awards, because for a long time it has been obvious that LeBron was going to win more MVPs than anyone who has ever played. Jordan and Bill Russell had five. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had six. LeBron has four, and he's 28 years old. He could end his career with eight or 10 of those things, so we can't use the MVP argument. That would mean LeBron is the greatest ever, and that just will not do. (Doyel Internet)
Whether some people like it or not, LeBron is one of the greatest to do it. He still continues today scoring major points, leading his team, and dominating the game of basketball.

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