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LeBron James [electronic resource] : a biography / Lew Freedman.

By: Freedman, Lew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Greenwood biographies: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 155 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0313343624 (electronic bk.); 9780313343629 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): James, LeBron | Basketball players -- United States -- Biography | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Sports | SPORTS & RECREATION -- BasketballGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: LeBron James.DDC classification: 796.323092 | B Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Timeline : significant events in the life of LeBron James -- Beginnings -- High school days -- Beyond his years -- Senior year basketball circus -- The LeBron sweepstakes -- A rookie, not a beginner -- Red, white, and blue -- Junior year pro -- Early season challenges -- On a Christmas roll -- Stepping up time -- Creating believers -- Appendix. Career records.
Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-149) and index.

Timeline : significant events in the life of LeBron James -- Beginnings -- High school days -- Beyond his years -- Senior year basketball circus -- The LeBron sweepstakes -- A rookie, not a beginner -- Red, white, and blue -- Junior year pro -- Early season challenges -- On a Christmas roll -- Stepping up time -- Creating believers -- Appendix. Career records.

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.

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