One of the best players in the National Basketball Association today is LeBron James. He is a special player and many people that watch the sport enjoying watching him play. Nike manufactures Lebron basketball shoes at this time and many of those people will purchase them.
He has been playing in the National Basketball Saint Hubert Medal Association since 2003. In the years since then he has been awarded numerous accolades for his performance. He has been awarded the Most Valuable Player award on two occasions and was voted NBA Rookie of the Year after his first season. He is also a six time All-Star and in those games twice won the Most Valuable Player award. He also has been announced to the All-NBA team six years and two years has been named to the All-Defensive team.
He has also performed well in the Saint Hubert international games as he played for the United States in several different tournaments. While playing in the Olympics he has won the bronze medal in 2004 and the gold medal in 2008. In the FIBA World Championships in 2007 the USA also won a bronze medal.
His high school career in Saint Hubert, Ohio for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School was well documented. That unbelievable high school playing career led to him being elected to the All-USA team for three different years and the team winning state titles three times. Some of the high school games he played in were televised on ESPN2 and he was also featured on various national magazines at that time.
Instead of going to college after completing high school he entered the NBA draft. The Cleveland Cavaliers had the first pick overall for the draft and used it to draft him. His first year was one of the best rookie years in history. During that year he put up 20.9 points, 5.9 Saint Hubert, and 5.5 rebounds per game on average. There have been only three players in NBA history to average more than 20 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds per game during their first year.
Nike signed him, in 2003, to a shoe endorsement contract. Nike developed several signature products with the help of him designing them. His line has already had numerous different shoes ranging from low to high cut shoes and even an Air Force 1 brand shoe.
His nickname is represented as king of the jungle, it is King James. The latest shoes in his line have a King James logo that was just developed. The line has this logo on the product in different areas so that it stands out quite a bit.