Played with the Summit Lake Hornets.
Attended the St. Vincent-St. Mary HS in Akron, Ohio.
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 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. Signed with the team in July.
Moved to the Miami Heat in July 2010.
Returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers in July 2014.
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 St. Vincent-St. Mary's record for most points scored in one game with 52.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2004 and 2005.
Won the NBA Rookie of the Year award in 2004. Youngest Rookie of the Year in NBA history.
Voted HoopsHype.com Rookie of the Year in 2003-04.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 2nd Team in 2003-04.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 2003-04.
Member of the US Team that lost three games and won the bronze medal in the 2004 Olympic Games.
10 times selected to the NBA All-Star Game. Named MVP in 2006 and 2008. Youngest player to receive the award.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 1st Team in 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14.
Named to the All-NBA 1st Team in 2005-06, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14.
Named to the All-NBA 2nd Team in 2004-05 and 2006-07.
Led the NBA in minutes played in 2004-05.
Named to the All-NBA 1st Team in 2005-06.
Won the bronze medal at the World Championship with the US Team in 2006.
Won the gold medal at the Tournament of Americas with the US Team in 2007.
Led the NBA in scoring in 2007-08.
Won the gold medal at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games with the US Team.
Voted HoopsHype.com MVP in 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2012-13.
Named NBA MVP in 2008-09, 2009-10, 2011-12 and 2012-13.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 1st Defensive Team in 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2013-14.
Selected to the NBA All-Defensive 1st Team in 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13.
Selected to the NBA All-Defensive 2nd Team in 2013-14.
Won the NBA title with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013. Named MVP of the Finals both times.
Named USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year in 2012.
Voted HoopsHype.com Defensive Player of the Year in 2012-13.
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