Today is a great day, to be a basketball advocate. One of the NBA’s most valuable player Lebron James celebrates his 33rd birthday. Lebron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers player number 23 is arguably one of the greatest to play the game of basketball on and off the court. Lebron has had a career of success spanning from winning three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, three NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
Lebron James is a very athletic basketball player standing at 2.03m and weighing in at 113 kg, he plays the power forward/small forward position which is versatile. The power forward typically play offensively with their backs towards the basket and position themselves defensively under the basket in a zone defense or against the opposing power forward in man-to-man defense. The power forward position entails a variety of responsibilities, one of which is rebounding. Small forwards are typically shorter, quicker, and leaner than power forwards and centers, but typically taller and larger than either of the guard positions.
Lebron is currently playing for the NBA basketball team the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the past he was a player for the Miami Heat. He was player number 6 and typically played alongside Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. After a few years of success with the Miami Heat Lebron opted to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers alongside Kevin Love, Dwayne Wade, Tristan Thompson, Kyle Korver and the rest of the team. Lebron James is a very useful asset to the NBA not only is he a player who competes for greatness and slam dunks a lot and shots the ball he is a smart businessman. He partnered up with Nike for a $1billion dollar lifetime deal where he endorses Nike shoes and collaborates on many projects and business ventures.
Check out the awesome highlights of King James performing his art of playing basketball against another great basketball player Blake Griffin for the LA Clippers:
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Date published: 30/12/17
Written by: Joseph Opoku
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