Born december 30 1984 is an american professional basketball player for the los angeles lakers of the national basketball association nba. The second season of the lebron james los angeles lakers partnership has culminated with a familiar playoff fate for a james.
The big three sometimes known as the heatles were a trio of professional basketball players lebron james dwyane wade and chris bosh who played for the miami heat of the national basketball association nba from 2010 to 2014.
First championship lebron james miami heat. Lebron raymone james sr. Lebron james clutches his first nba championship trophy moments after the miami heat defeated the oklahoma city thunder james had 26. In 1987 the nba granted one of its four new expansion teams to miami the others being the orlando magic charlotte hornets and the minnesota timberwolves and the team known as the heat began play in november 1988 the miami heat began their early years with much mediocrity only making the playoffs two times in their first eight years and falling in the.
James hugged his teammates and coaches screamed and waved his arms. End of decade retrospectives about the 2010s nba seemed to focus more on the warriors and even on lebron james transcendent run in 2016 to cleveland s first championship in 52 years. Lebron james picked up nba championship no.
James had walked off the court a few minutes earlier the miami heat s 121 106 victory over the oklahoma city thunder long since secure. L ə ˈ b r ɒ n. Early years in miami.
James scores 31 points but has eight turnovers. Widely considered one of the greatest nba players in history james is frequently compared to michael jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player of all time. 4 in 2020 with the lakers.
Miami heat 4 2 the first year of the league s latest big 3 of lebron james dwyane wade and chris bosh ended with the mavericks securing their first championship. Lebron james captures his first championship as heat win nba finals lebron james capped his dominant performance against the thunder with a triple double. James scores 31 points but has eight turnovers.
All three players were selected within the first five picks of the 2003 nba draft and became scoring leaders for their respective franchises over their first. Heat loses 88 80 to the boston celtics in the first game of the lebron james era in miami. Lebron james capped his dominant.
He dominated these nba finals and he saved his best for last with a 26 point 13 assist 11 rebound triple double performance. Happiest day of my life he said afterward.