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.LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers

Position: SG
Height: 6-8 / 2,03
Weight: 245 lbs. / 111,1 kg.
Born: 12/30/84
Hometown: Akron, Ohio

  Strengths: Outstanding athleticism... Excellent vision of the court... Great knowledge of the game.
Weaknesses: Jump shot needs work... Never faced serious competition... Must handle a lot of pressure.
Season highs: 52 points vs. Westchester, 16 rebounds vs. Chicago Julian and seven assists vs. George Jr. Republic.
Played with the Summit Lake Hornets.
Attended the St. Vincent-St. Mary HS in Akron, Ohio since 1999.
Ruled ineligible to play for the rest of the season in January 2003 after accepting free clothes valued at a combined $845. An Ohio judge temporarily restored his high school eligibility a week later.
Selected by the Brevard Blue Ducks as 18th overall pick in the 2003 USBL Draft.
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers as 1st overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.
Led St. Vincent-St. Mary's to a perfect 27-0 record and a Ohio State Div II title in 2000. Won the title again in 2001 and 2003.
Became the first sophomore to be named Ohio Mr. Basketball in 2001. Named Ohio Mr. Basketball again in 2002 and 2003.
Became the first sophomore to be named to the USA Today All-USA 1st Team in 2001. Named to the 1st Team again in 2002 and 2003.
Named Underclassmen MVP at the ABCD Camp in 2001.
Named High School Basketball Player of the Year by USA Today in 2002 and 2003. First player to win the award twice.
Named Gatorade national player of the year in 2002 and 2003.
Named Player of the Year in Ohio Division II in 2003.
Named Naismith Male Prep Basketball Player of the Year in 2003.
Won the Morgan Wootten Award as McDonald's national Player of the Year in 2003.
Won the Powerade Jam Fest dunk competition in 2003.
Selected to the McDonald's All-America Game in 2003. Named MVP.
Played the EA Sports Roundball Classic in 2003. Named West's MVP.
Played the Jordan Capital Classic in 2003. Named MVP.
Became the first high school player to win MVP in three all-star games in 2003.
Crowned national champion with St. Vincent-St. Mary by USA Today in 2003.
Holds the school record for most points scored in one game with 52.
Website: www.lebronjames.com