Raised by a loving single mother in Akron, Ohio, LeBron James learned how to play basketball in a community gym. His early coaches saw flashes of talent and encouraged the future hall-of-famer to push himself to achieve. This entertaining biography examines LeBron’s youth, rise to the title of “Mr. Basketball” of Ohio, and his current status as a basketball icon of basketball fans worldwide. A timeline, fact boxes, and sidebars support the inspiring narrative.
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