Quotes by: LeBron James

LeBron James
James in 2014
No. 23 – Cleveland Cavaliers
Position Small forward
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1984-12-30) December 30, 1984 (age 32)
Akron, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school St. Vincent–St. Mary
(Akron, Ohio)
NBA draft 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2010 Cleveland Cavaliers
2010–2014 Miami Heat
2014–present Cleveland Cavaliers
Career highlights and awards
3× NBA champion (2012, 2013, 2016) 3× NBA Finals MVP (2012, 2013, 2016) 4× NBA Most Valuable Player (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013) 12× NBA All-Star (2005–2016) 2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (2006, 2008) 10× All-NBA First Team (2006, 2008–2016) 2× All-NBA Second Team (2005, 2007) 5× NBA All-Defensive First Team (2009–2013) NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2014) NBA Rookie of the Year (2004) NBA scoring champion (2008) 2× AP Athlete of the Year (2013, 2016) 2× Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year (2012, 2016) USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2012) 2× Mr. Basketball USA (2002, 2003) Naismith Prep Player of the Year (2003) McDonald's All-American Game MVP (2003) 3× Ohio Mr. Basketball (2001–2003)
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Where I grew up - I grew up on the north side of Akron, lived in the projects. So those scared and lonely nights - that's every night. You hear a lot of police sirens, you hear a lot of gunfire. Things that you don't want your kids to hear growing up.
LeBron James
I love watching track and field - the 4x100 relay, the 100-(meter) dash, the 200-(meter) dash. To see what they're able to do, I love watching that.
LeBron James
When I was 5, some financial things happened, and I moved seven times in a year. We moved from apartment to apartment, sometimes living with friends. My mom would always say, 'Don't get comfortable, because we may not be here long.'
LeBron James
I like to get out and get up the court, using my speed and aggressiveness toward the hoop.
LeBron James
When did I know I had talent? I think it started when I first started playing sports, organized sports.
LeBron James
You know, I'm just 6'9" and 260. And just so happen to be very good at playing the game of basketball.
LeBron James
I've always been an unselfish guy, and that's the only way I know how to play on the court and I try to play to the maximum of my ability - not only for myself but for my teammates.
LeBron James
You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.
LeBron James
As a kid, we would drive up and down 77 North - that's our highway - there would be office buildings on the side of the highway and I'd be like, that's what my house is going to look like when I get older. I'm going to start making my house look like this.
LeBron James
My father wasn't around when I was a kid, and I used to always say, 'Why me? Why don't I have a father? Why isn't he around? Why did he leave my mother?' But as I got older I looked deeper and thought, 'I don't know what my father was going through, but if he was around all the time, would I be who I am today?'
LeBron James
I was so used to going out and winning state championships and playing in the postseason.
LeBron James
I won at every level - all the way since I started playing the game of basketball at nine. I've won at every level, won championships at every level. And, you know, it won't be fulfilled until I win at the highest level.
LeBron James
I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.
LeBron James
Well, I mean, to me, I think my ultimate - my ultimate goal is winning championships and - and I understand that me going down as one of the greats will not happen until I, you know, win a championship.
LeBron James
Akron, Ohio, is my home. I will always be here. I'm still working out at my old high school.
LeBron James
As a professional athlete a lot is going to be said about you - but I just try to move forward and try to achieve my goals.
LeBron James
But now, being a parent, I go home and see my son and I forget about any mistake I ever made or the reason I'm upset. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me. It has just made me grow as an individual and grow as a man.
LeBron James
Akron, Ohio, is my home. It will always be remembered. Akron, Ohio, is my life.
LeBron James
Once you get on the playing field it's not about whether you're liked or not liked. All that matters is to play at a high level and do whatever it takes to help your team win. That's what it's about.
LeBron James

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