LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has started at the small forward and power forward positions.
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Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.
You have to be able to accept failure to get better.
I'm going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it.
Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.
Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe.
How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? There's that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?
You know, God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.
I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.
I'm a pretty funny guy, and I would love to do a comedy with a bunch of funny guys - movie-star guys, where they could help me through it.
I hear my friends and my mom tell me I'm special, but honestly, I still don't get it.
Akron, Ohio, is my home. I will always be here. I'm still working out at my old high school.
Every night on the court I give my all, and if I'm not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself.
My game is really played above time. I don't say that like I'm saying I'm ahead of my time. I'm saying, like, if I'm on the court and I throw a pass, the ball that I've thrown will lead my teammate right where he needs to go, before he even knows that that's the right place to go to.
I never get too high on my stardom or what I can do.
Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That's what's important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times.
When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable.
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.
I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town.
We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability.
I hate letting my teammates down. I know I'm not going to make every shot. Sometimes I try to make the right play, and if it results in a loss, I feel awful. I don't feel awful because I have to answer questions about it. I feel awful in that locker room because I could have done something more to help my teammates win.
The first time I stepped on an NBA court I became a businessman.
You know, I'm just 6'9" and 260. And just so happen to be very good at playing the game of basketball.
It's always a struggle growing up in Akron.
Once you squeeze toothpaste out, you can't put it back into the tube.
The same is true with our words. Once we say something hurtful, we can't take it back
No place is better than Akron.
If a great opportunity opens itself up, I would love to be involved... or star in a movie.
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.
Akron, Ohio, is my home. It will always be remembered. Akron, Ohio, is my life.
I do have motivation. A lot of motivation.
I don't know how tall I am or how much I weigh.
Because I don't want anybody to know my identity. I'm like a superhero. Call me Basketball Man.
The man above has given me some unbelievable abilities to play the game of basketball. I just try to take advantage of it every night. I got the trust of my teammates and my coaching staff to go in there and let it go.
And winning is a huge thing for me.
But sports carried me away from being in a gang, or being associated with drugs.
Sports was my way out.
Being the only man in the household with my mom definitely helped me grow up fast.
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?'
Your teammates give you the confidence. They give me the confidence all year, all postseason.
A friend told me 'I guess you gotta go through a lot of nightmares, before you finally, you know, accomplish your dreams.
We were playing every game to win, we just happened to win 27 in a row.
Our motto was to try and go out and win every game, but there's nothing really to talk about.
I went through a lot of battles in high school.
When did I know I had talent? I think it started when I first started playing sports, organized sports.
Teams make it tough on us, we make it tough on them.
When you have two well coached teams that wanna win, it's going to be a competitive game.
I feel confident because I’m the best player in the world. It’s that simple.
I make impact plays. I make game-changing plays.
I need music. It's like my heartbeat, so to speak. It keeps me going no matter what's going on - bad games, press, whatever!
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.'
For me, already being part of a single parent household and knowing it was just me and my mom, you'd would wake up times and hope that the next day you'd be able to be alongside your mother because she was out trying to make sure that I was taken care of. But all I cared about was her being home.
I like to get out and get up the court, using my speed and aggressiveness toward the hoop.