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June 22, 2012

LeBron James Cool Facts

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  • LeBron and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are the only players to win a pair of MVPs by the age of 25.
  • In 2008, LeBron became the only player besides Oscar Robertson to average 27 points, six rebounds and six assists a game for four consecutive seasons.
  • LeBron was the MVP of the 2008 All-Star Game. He scored 28 points with nine rebounds and nine assists in a 134–128 victory for the East.
  • In 2008, LeBron recorded back-to-back triple-doubles. He was the first player to do this since Magic Johnson 20 years earlier.
  • LeBron had a 50-point, 10-assist game against the New York Knicks in 2008. He joined Michael Jordan and Stephon Marbury as the only players to do this since the NBA-ABA merger in 1976.
  • LeBron was NBA Player of the Month four times in 2008–09. The only other player to do that was Kevin Garnett.
  • LeBron’s 594 free throws made in 2008–09 led the NBA.
  • In a 2009-10 loss to the Denver Nuggets, LeBron became the first player since Oscar Robertson with 40 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds in the same game.
  • In 2009-10, LeBron became the youngest player to score 15,000 points, breaking Kobe Bryant’s record.
  • LeBron was just the third player in history to leave his team the year after being named NBA MVP. The first two were Wilt Chamberlain and Moses Malone.
  • President Barack Obama said on seven different occasions that he hoped LeBron would sign with his hometown Chicago Bulls.
  • According to one estimate, losing LeBron will cost the city of Cleveland $24 million.
  • LeBron hosted a 2007 episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”
  • LeBron’s love of the Yankees resulted in the Bronx Bomber-inspired Air Zoom V LeBron.
  • In 2008, LeBron became the first African-American man to appear on the cover of Vogue, a women’s fashion magazine.
  • After LeBron’s reinstatement, courtside seats at the 2003 Prime Time Shoot Out in Trenton soared to as much as $1,000.
  • LeBron carried a strong GPA at Saint Vincent-Saint Mary High School. His favorite subject was Earth Science.
  • LeBron had a hand in designing the SVSM basketball uniform.
  • LeBron’s favorite rapper is Jay-Z.
  • LeBron shoots righthanded, but eats and writes with his left hand.
  • LeBron is a huge fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes.
  • LeBron loves cereal. Among his favorites are Fruity Pebbles, Frosted Flakes and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.
  • LeBron spawned more than one cottage industry during his high school career.

 

Here are the pricetags of products, collectibles and tickets associated with him:
  • Bobble-head doll (sold on eBay): $16.50
  • Autograph (sold on eBay): $104
  • Jersey (sold on eBay): $162
  • Trading card (sold on eBay): $225
  • Face value of tickets to 2003 game against Oak Hill Academy: $15, $20, $25 and $35
  • Floor-level seats scalped for same game: $100

Source: jockbio



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Computer Science Graduate Student @ Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA




 
 

 
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