The forward of the Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James, nicknamed King, is a top candidate for winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award in the 2016-2017 season. His popularity is unbelievable. His page on Twitter is read by more than 23 million people. This is five times larger audience than the quantity of people watching the commercial on TV.

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The player has his personal style in everything. He is often criticized for that, but the fact is that LeBron James slam dunk has brought him fame and recognition on the professional floor.

In the basketball glossary a slam dunk (or a dunk shot) is a powerful manner of throwing a ball into the basket. Doing a slam dunk, the player performs a vertical jump to shoot the ball down from above the rim. Such a goal is scored in 2 points.

Due to the slam dunk method, 32 year-old LeBron has become the youngest NBA player who overcame the bar in 28,000 points and was named the new NBA’s record-breaker. James broke Kobe Bryant’s record after scoring 32 points in the NBA regular February game with the New York Knicks.

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1.    LeBron James is the eighth most successful NBA player after Shaquille O'Neal.

2.    James is the four-time MVP. He received this title in 2008-2009, 2009-2010 playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers and in 2011-2012, 2012-2013 playing for the Miami Heat.

3.    When in 2010, James signed a contract with the Miami Heat basketball club, it caused a storm of indignation in Ohio. LeBron’s fans arranged public burnings of jerseys with the 23rd Cavs number. Finally, the player came back to the native Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014.

4.    In 2015 LeBron James bought a villa in Brentwood, the prestigious part of Los Angeles, for 21 million dollars.

5.    After finishing his basketball career, LeBron is going to become a Hollywood movie star.

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Here you can find some latest figures on Cleveland King’s career.
February Statistics shows that he scored 25.9 points, had 7.2 rebounds, 10.6 assists, 1.0 steals, 63.7 FG%, 56.8 3PT%, 66.7 FT%.

Season stats are: 25.7 points, 7.9 rebounds, 8.9 assists, 1.4 steals, 54 FG%, 38.9 3PT%, 68.9 FT%.

This season LeBron James was doing his best trying to lead the native team to good total results. However, during the Thursday game, on 9, March, the Cavs lost to the Detroit Pistons. James attempted eight free throws, which was more than any other player did on the court. His speed and strength were affected by several contacts made against King James. So a foul was not called.

Despite the Cavs’ losses and King’s changeable play, LeBron is still taking part in the MVP race. In a month we will know the name of the winner.