Four of the top five picks are nba all stars and redeem team olympic gold medalists. James tallied 46 points 19 26 fg 7 11 3pt 1 2 ft eight rebounds six assists two steals and two blocks in the lakers.
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Lebron james nba draft. Draft notes bronny is the oldest son of lebron james and although he s a few years away from college let alone the nba it s clear that he s a gifted basketball talent who should follow his father s footsteps to the nba. Lebron james wins ap male athlete of the year abc news tim reynolds. Lebron james is the nba s leading shoe salesman forbes kurt badenhausen.
Lebron james contract runs through 2023 when his son bronny graduates high school and could have option to enter the nba draft if the league and nbpa change the high school to pro rule. He s already got an above the rim game and has the makings of an elite physical profile plus tremendous skill level. The cleveland cavaliers drafted lebron james with the first pick in the 2003 nba draft.
Carmelo anthony chris bosh dwyane wade and lebron james. Explodes for 46 points in cleveland. The draft contained fifteen players who combined for twenty six championships.
Up until 2003 there were no questions being asked about which draft class was the best. The 2003 draft is known for having one of the most talented draft pools in draft history. Lebron james team usa career likely over yahoo.
Lebron durant kobe headline all nba first team nbc sports kurt helin. When you talk about lebron james 2003 nba draft it s easy to put them at the top of the list as far as best draft classes go. King james has dominated the nba in his career winning four mvp awards and three championships in his first 17 seasons while he s currently off to his best start ever as his los angeles lakers are 19 3 after 22 games.
When you have a draft that features michael jordan charles barkley hakeem olajuwon john.