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LeBron James
PPG RPG APG
27.1 6.9 6.4
Team: MiamiHeight: 6-8 Born: 12/30/1984
Position: FWeight: 250 Birthplace: Akron, Ohio
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 1st pick by Cavaliers (2003)


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Apr. 22 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST23:28 UAE21:2815:28 ET2:28 PM CT18:28 - James grabbed a basketball off a rack as he left the practice court Tuesday, then turned and took a 40-footer without so much as jumping. Swish.
Analysis: James and the Heat aren't worried about much right now even though he was held to a playoff career-low one assist in Game 1 against Charlotte. James is seven minutes shy of becoming the 22nd player with 6,000 in a playoff career. Game 2 is Wednesday in South Beach.
Apr. 14 2:41 PM PT3:41 PM MT4:41 PM CT5:41 PM ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST1:41 UAE (+1)23:4117:41 ET4:41 PM CT20:41 - James and Chris Bosh have received a night off as the Miami Heat prepare for the playoffs. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said both would sit out Monday's game against the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Spoelstra said James is "dealing with some minor ailments" but "nothing that's significant enough that will keep him out" for the playoffs.
Apr. 12 10:44 PM PT11:44 PM MT12:44 AM CT1:44 AM ET5:44 GMT13:44 10:44 PM MST12:44 AM EST9:44 UAE07:441:44 ET12:44 AM CT4:44 - James finished with 36 points in Friday's 98-86 win over Indiana.
Analysis: James is playing well down the stretch, averaging 34.8 points while hitting 10 of 23 from 3-point range in his last five games.
Apr. 10 9:59 PM PT10:59 PM MT11:59 PM CT12:59 AM ET4:59 GMT12:59 9:59 PM MST11:59 PM EST8:59 UAE06:590:59 ET11:59 PM CT3:59 - James led the Heat with 37 points Wednesday.
Analysis: He connected on 14 of 23 shots, including 3 of 5 from beyond the arc.
Apr. 6 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST6:21 UAE (+1)04:2122:21 ET9:21 PM CT1:21 - James scored 38 points, helping Miami rally past New York on Sunday, 102-91. The four-time MVP was great down the stretch, scoring 22 points in the second half.
Analysis: James has scored 30 or more points in three of his last four games.
Apr. 5 10:39 PM PT11:39 PM MT12:39 AM CT1:39 AM ET5:39 GMT13:39 10:39 PM MST12:39 AM EST9:39 UAE07:391:39 ET12:39 AM CT4:39 - James had 34 points, eight rebounds, five assists and four steals in a 122-121 double-overtime loss to Minnesota on Friday.
Analysis: James is averaging 27.7 points, 7.0 assists and 6.3 rebounds in three games on the homestand.
Mar. 29 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:580:58 ET10:58 PM CT3:58 - James tallied his first triple-double of the season with 17 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds in Friday's win at Detroit.
Analysis: James had his first 10-plus rebound game since Feb. 12 and his first double-digit assist tally since Feb. 5. His 6.9 rebounds per game is the third-lowest average of his career, but no fantasy owner is complaining if they own King James.
Mar. 25 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST8:41 UAE05:410:41 ET10:41 PM CT3:41 - James scored 32 in Monday's win over Portland.
Analysis: James missed his only attempt from deep against the Trail Blazers but is shooting 59.5 percent from the floor over his last four contests.
Mar. 23 10:00 PM PT11:00 PM MT12:00 AM CT1:00 AM ET5:00 GMT13:00 10:00 PM MST12:00 AM EST9:00 UAE06:001:00 ET11:00 PM CT4:00 - James scored 25 and had nine assists and eight rebounds in Saturday's loss to New Orleans.
Analysis: James is 31 of 51 (60.8 percent) over his last three games after shooting 44.7 percent in his previous six.
Mar. 19 4:01 PM PT5:01 PM MT6:01 PM CT7:01 PM ET23:01 GMT7:01 4:01 PM MST6:01 PM EST3:01 UAE (+1)00:0119:01 ET5:01 PM CT22:01 - James returned Friday for the world champion Heat.
Analysis: James sat out Miami's game against Boston with back spasms Wednesday night.
Mar. 18 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET1:16 GMT9:16 6:16 PM MST8:16 PM EST5:16 UAE (+1)02:1621:16 ET7:16 PM CT0:16 - James scored 43 points and was 14 of 19 from the field - including 6 of 8 from 3-point range - in Tuesday's win at Cleveland. It marks the most points by any NBA player this season when taking fewer than 20 shots.
Analysis: James had been averaging 20.7 points over his previous seven games on 45.5 percent shooting, including a 6-of-24 clip from 3-point range.
Mar. 4 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET6:23 GMT14:23 11:23 PM MST1:23 AM EST10:23 UAE07:231:23 ET12:23 AM CT5:23 - James put on the best scoring show of his NBA life Monday night, pouring in 61 points - a career high and franchise record - as the Heat beat the Bobcats 124-107.
Analysis: James made 22 of 33 shots from the field, including his first eight 3-point attempts. He had 24 points at halftime, then added 25 in the third quarter. His career best had been 56 points, on March 20, 2005, for Cleveland against Toronto. Glen Rice scored 56 to set the Heat record on April 15, 1995, against Orlando.
Mar. 2 9:32 PM PT10:32 PM MT11:32 PM CT12:32 AM ET5:32 GMT13:32 10:32 PM MST12:32 AM EST9:32 UAE06:320:32 ET11:32 PM CT4:32 - Switching from a black protective mask to a clear one didn't seem to hinder James, who had 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting in Saturday's win over the Magic.
Analysis: James' five-game streak of 31-plus points came to an end, but he did also record nine rebounds and seven assists in just 31 minutes of action.
Feb. 21 1:41 PM PT2:41 PM MT3:41 PM CT4:41 PM ET21:41 GMT5:41 2:41 PM MST4:41 PM EST1:41 UAE (+1)22:4116:41 ET3:41 PM CT20:41 - James returned for the NBA champions Thursday against the lowly New York Knicks.
Analysis: James missed Sunday's victory over Chicago after breaking his nose in the previous game. He said he plans to try out a new protective mask in practice Wednesday and will wear it in games while his nose heals.
Feb. 20 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)03:5321:53 ET8:53 PM CT1:53 - James passed a concussion test but will be evaluated when the team returns to Miami after going down with a bloody nose midway through the fourth quarter of Thursday night's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder after he was hit by Serge Ibaka on a drive to the basket.
Analysis: James took a shot to the face and then dunked over Ibaka, before going down to the floor. He stayed down on the floor and left it bloody, with a towel over his nose. He briefly went to the bench area, and then left the court area. He left the game with 33 points and seven rebounds.
Feb. 18 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST7:48 UAE (+1)04:4822:48 ET9:48 PM CT2:48 - James scored a season-high 42 points and the Miami Heat tuned up for a showdown with Oklahoma City by beating the Dallas Mavericks 117-106 Tuesday night.
Analysis: James has been on fire over the last three games, during which he's averaged 38.3 points.
Feb. 8 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET4:11 GMT12:11 9:11 PM MST11:11 PM EST8:11 UAE05:1123:11 ET10:11 PM CT2:11 - James matched a season low with 13 points in a loss at Utah on Saturday.
Analysis: James, who shot 4 for 13 from the field, should be able to bounce back quickly.
Jan. 26 12:11 PM PT1:11 PM MT2:11 PM CT3:11 PM ET20:11 GMT4:11 1:11 PM MST3:11 PM EST0:11 UAE (+1)21:1115:11 ET2:11 PM CT18:11 - James was fairly quiet in Sunday's 113-101 win over the Spurs.
Analysis: James had 18 points, seven boards and six assists.
Jan. 13 1:44 PM PT2:44 PM MT3:44 PM CT4:44 PM ET21:44 GMT5:44 2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST1:44 UAE (+1)22:4416:44 ET3:44 PM CT19:44 - Johnny Manziel confirmed Monday that he has signed with LRMR and Maverick Carter, the longtime friend and associate of James, to handle some of the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner's off-field projects.
Analysis: James is one of the sports world's biggest icons and associating himself with a potential star like Manziel will only serve to increase his profile.
Jan. 11 9:28 PM PT10:28 PM MT11:28 PM CT12:28 AM ET5:28 GMT13:28 10:28 PM MST12:28 AM EST9:28 UAE06:280:28 ET11:28 PM CT3:28 - James had 36 points, seven rebounds and five assists in Miami's 104-95 loss at Brooklyn on Friday night.
Analysis: James missed all of the second overtime period after fouling out earlier in the contest. It marked only the fourth regular season game of James' career he has fouled out of, and the first since April 2, 2008.
Jan. 10 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:400:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - James scored 32 points Thursday in a loss to New York.
Analysis: He's cracked 30 in three straight.
Jan. 9 1:01 PM PT2:01 PM MT3:01 PM CT4:01 PM ET21:01 GMT5:01 2:01 PM MST4:01 PM EST1:01 UAE (+1)22:0116:01 ET3:01 PM CT19:01 - LeBron James and Kevin Durant lead their conferences in the latest NBA All-Star voting. Balloting for the Feb. 16 game in New Orleans ends Jan. 20. The starters will be announced Jan. 23, before the Lakers play the Heat.
Analysis: James leads all players with 1.076 million votes, though he's fewer than 22,000 ahead of Durant. Miami teammate Dwyane Wade is also on pace to join LeBron in the Eastern Conference lineup, along with Paul George of Indiana, Carmelo Anthony of New York and Kyrie Irving of Cleveland.
Jan. 5 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:270:27 ET11:27 PM CT3:27 - James had 15 points with eight rebounds and eight assists in Saturday's 110-94 win at Orlando.
Analysis: James combined for 62 points on 62.2 percent shooting in two road wins over Toronto two months ago. The Heat host the Raptors on Sunday.
Dec. 28 12:22 AM PT1:22 AM MT2:22 AM CT3:22 AM ET8:22 GMT16:22 1:22 AM MST3:22 AM EST12:22 UAE09:223:22 ET2:22 AM CT6:22 - James returned from a groin injury to score 26 points on his birthday, and the Miami Heat beat the skidding Denver Nuggets 97-94 on Monday night despite losing Dwyane Wade and Norris Cole during the game.
Analysis: James, who turned 29 on Monday, injured his groin Friday during the Heat's overtime loss at Sacramento. He sat out the following game, a 108-107 win Saturday in Portland, before coming back to help send the Nuggets to their seventh consecutive loss.
Dec. 26 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT3:19 - James had 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists in Wednesday's win over the Lakers.
Analysis: It certainly wasn't a spectacular effort from James, but it was more than enough for a win for Miami, which received 23 points each from Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade.
Dec. 24 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST9:35 UAE06:350:35 ET11:35 PM CT3:35 - James finished with 38 points, eight rebounds and six assists in Monday's 121-119 overtime win over Atlanta.
Analysis: The Heat are now 9-0 when James scores at least 27. He's averaging a team-leading 25.4 points per game.
Dec. 17 9:12 AM PT10:12 AM MT11:12 AM CT12:12 PM ET17:12 GMT1:12 10:12 AM MST12:12 PM EST21:12 UAE18:1212:12 ET11:12 AM CT15:12 - the Heat are listing James as a game-time decision because of left ankle soreness.
Analysis: James twisted his ankle in Monday's win over Utah. The Heat say he did not participate in the team's morning shootaround practice, other than walking through a few things.
Dec. 16 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET4:10 GMT12:10 9:10 PM MST11:10 PM EST8:10 UAE05:1023:10 ET10:10 PM CT2:10 - James had 30 points, nine rebounds and nine assists in Monday's 117-94 rout of Utah.
Analysis: James continues to fill the stat sheet. He is averaging 10.6 rebounds and 8.2 assists in the last five games.
Dec. 15 9:23 PM PT10:23 PM MT11:23 PM CT12:23 AM ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST9:23 UAE06:230:23 ET11:23 PM CT3:23 - James had 25 points, nine assists and nine rebounds in Saturday's 114-107 win against Cleveland.
Analysis: James is averaging a whopping 11.0 rebounds over the last four games, significantly higher than his season mark of 6.6.
Dec. 9 10:36 PM PT11:36 PM MT12:36 AM CT1:36 AM ET6:36 GMT14:36 11:36 PM MST1:36 AM EST10:36 UAE07:361:36 ET12:36 AM CT4:36 - James had 24 points, nine assists and seven rebounds in Sunday's win at Detroit.
Analysis: James' 63.8 effective field goal is the highest of his career and he's shooting 44.4 percent from long distance.
Dec. 8 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST9:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - James had 21 points, a season-high 14 rebounds and eight assists in Saturday's 103-82 rout at Minnesota.
Analysis: While James did it all Saturday, he also committed a season-high seven turnovers. Look for him to take better care of the basketball going forward.
Dec. 8 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST9:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - James had 21 points, a season-high 14 rebounds and eight assists in Saturday's 103-82 rout at Minnesota.
Analysis: While James did it all Saturday, he also committed a season-high seven turnovers. Look for him to take better care of the basketball going forward.
Dec. 2 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET6:12 GMT14:12 11:12 PM MST1:12 AM EST10:12 UAE07:121:12 ET12:12 AM CT4:12 - James was 8 of 13 to score 26 in Sunday's win over Charlotte.
Analysis: It was business as usual for James, who has shot 60.0 percent or better in eight of his 17 games.
Nov. 26 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:530:53 ET11:53 PM CT3:53 - James had 35 points on 11-of-14 shooting in Monday's 107-92 win over Phoenix.
Analysis: James is now second in the NBA with a field-goal percentage of 60.9 - an incredible feat for someone who takes as many shots as he does. He remains the best player in the league.
Nov. 20 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:4023:40 ET10:40 PM CT2:40 - James had 21 points, six rebounds and seven assists in Wednesday's win over Orlando.
Analysis: James continue to add fantasy points in every major category.
Nov. 16 11:08 PM PT12:08 AM MT1:08 AM CT2:08 AM ET7:08 GMT15:08 12:08 AM MST2:08 AM EST11:08 UAE08:082:08 ET1:08 AM CT5:08 - James stayed on hot with 39 points on 14-of-18 shooting in a 110-104 win over Dallas on Friday.
Analysis: James is averaging 32.3 points on 69.2 percent shooting over his last three games.
Nov. 13 10:57 PM PT11:57 PM MT12:57 AM CT1:57 AM ET6:57 GMT14:57 11:57 PM MST1:57 AM EST10:57 UAE07:571:57 ET12:57 AM CT4:57 - James scored 33 points on 13-of-21 shooting in Tuesday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: He averages 29.0 points per game in his career against the Bucks and has scored 30 or more in 18 of 42 games.
Nov. 5 4:10 PM PT5:10 PM MT6:10 PM CT7:10 PM ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST4:10 UAE (+1)01:1019:10 ET6:10 PM CT22:10 - LeBron James reached another milestone Tuesday, becoming the fifth player in NBA history to score 10 points or more in 500 consecutive games.
Analysis: James reached the milestone with a putback dunk on Norris Cole's missed shot at 2:31 of the first quarter against the Raptors. A four-time MVP, James joins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (with streaks of 787 and 508 games), Michael Jordan (866), Karl Malone (575) and Moses Malone (526) as the only players to accomplish the feat.
Nov. 3 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET4:58 GMT12:58 9:58 PM MST11:58 PM EST8:58 UAE05:5823:58 ET10:58 PM CT2:58 - James scored a game-high 25 points on 9-of-14 shooting in Sunday's win over Washington.
Analysis: The efficient night helped the Heat snap a two-game skid. They've cracked 100 points in all four of their games despite James not scoring more than 26.
Oct. 31 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE05:160:16 ET10:16 PM CT2:16 - James had 25 points and 13 assists with Dwyane Wade sitting out Wednesday's loss to Philadelphia.
Analysis: James scored 17 points and had eight assists in the opener against Chicago.
Oct. 19 4:54 PM PT5:54 PM MT6:54 PM CT7:54 PM ET23:54 GMT7:54 4:54 PM MST6:54 PM EST3:54 UAE (+1)01:5419:54 ET6:54 PM CT22:54 - James missed Miami's preseason game against San Antonio on Saturday night, sitting out in favor of rest and maintenance.
Analysis: James had played in all five of the previous Heat exhibitions this fall. He said there was no injury concern, adding, "it's OK for LeBron to take one off."
Aug. 8 7:01 PM PT8:01 PM MT9:01 PM CT10:01 PM ET2:01 GMT10:01 7:01 PM MST9:01 PM EST6:01 UAE (+1)04:0122:01 ET9:01 PM CT1:01 - James' court time Thursday had nothing to do with basketball. James was back in his hometown for jury duty, though the Miami Heat star never had the chance to serve as a juror.
Analysis: The NBA's MVP posted a photo of himself on social media Thursday morning with the caption: "Jury duty time. Time to serve my civic duty.'' James arrived at the Summit County Courthouse around 8:20 a.m., according to the Akron Beacon Journal (http://apne.ws/1cyJaQy ). But he was sent home along with the rest of the jury pool about 9:30 after two potential criminal trials did not take place.

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