LeBron James

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LeBron James has been the All-Star forward for the Miami Heat since he left the Cleveland Cavaliers before the start of the 2010-2011 season. He was the No. 1 draft pick in 2003, named Rookie of the Year in 2004 and was voted the league's Most Valuable Player in 2009 and 2010. He led the Cavaliers to four consecutive playoff appearances and their first appearance in the NBA Finals. Outside the NBA, James won bronze and gold medals as a member of the 2004 and 2008 USA Olympic basketball teams, respectively. James helped lead the Miami Heat to win the 2012 Eastern Conference Championship. He steered the team to a consecutive win for the 2012-2013 season, becoming the Finals MVP for the second time in a row. In June 2014, James chose to leave the Miami Heat, officially becoming a free agent on July 1. On July 12, 2014, he signed a two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers worth $42.1 million. 

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Commentary: Shame on Coaches for Recruiting 10-Year-Old Boys

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LeBron James Irked by Colleges Recruiting 10-Year-Old Son

NBA star says any offer should be an NCAA violation.

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