LeBron Raymone James (born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "King James", he was a three-time "Mr. Basketball" of Ohio in high school, and was highly promoted in the national media as a future NBA superstar while a sophomore at St. Vincent – St. Mary High School. He was selected with the number one pick in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2003–04, was named the NBA Most Valuable Player in 2009, 2010, and 2012, and has been both an All-NBA selection and an All-Star every season since 2005.
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- ... I am taking my talents to South Beach and play with the Miami Heat.
- Tom D'Angelo (July 8, 2010). "The King of South Beach: LeBron James will Sign with Miami Heat". The Palm Beach Post.
- James announcing his decision to leave the hometown Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami.
- Not two, not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven.
- On Stage Interview with Wade, Bosh and James – July 9, 2010. NBA.com (July 10, 2010).
- James predicting a dynasty for the Heat and alluding to multiple NBA championships.