LeBron James

LeBron James

A Biography

Book - 2008
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LeBron James is simultaneously on the cutting edge of basketball greatness and as a cultural icon. Through the international exposure of the National Basketball Association and its televised games in more than 100 countries, and as a global marketing presence, the star of the Cleveland Cavaliers is rapidly becoming one of the world's most familiar faces. This biography traces the key events in the life of LeBron James during his dizzying rise to fame in high school to his emergence as the first overall pick in the NBA draft as an 18-year-old, to his carrying the underdog Cavaliers to the 2007 NBA Finals.
LeBron James is simultaneously on the cutting edge of basketball greatness and a cultural icon. Some see him as the second coming of Michael Jordan as both an exceptional talent and a marketing marvel. This biography offers a well-rounded portrait of James unprecedented rise to basketball superstardom in a dizzying short span of time.

Baker
& Taylor

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the high school basketball player, called "The Chosen One" by Sports Illustrated, who went on to become Rookie of the Year during his first NBA season.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780313343612
0313343616
Branch Call Number: 796.323 JAM
BIOGRAPHY
Characteristics: xviii, 155 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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