Informative Speech: The Phenom, And King James

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INTRO A famous coach once said “he is a freak of nature he is 6’8 240 with a 44 inch vertical leap and a 4.4 second 40 yard dash time”. He is known as the “L train”, “The chosen one”, “The man child”, “The phenom”, and “King James”, but he is better known as LeBron James the basketball superstar. After Listening to this speech you will better understand LeBron James’s basketball career and accomplishments and some of who he is as a person. I feel that I am qualified to give this speech because I have spent an extensive amount of time researching in the public library and by the means of online resources. In this Speech I will talk about the ruff childhood, the spectacular but somewhat controversial high school and NBA careers of Lebron James According to jocksbio.com “Lebron Raymone James was born on December 30, 1984 in Akron Ohio, to a 16 year old Gloria James and Anthony McClelland. LeBron’s father was a convict who left his mother to raise LeBron by herself. LeBron and his mother were very poverty stricken. They moved around often from place to place because his mother could never keep a steady job. According to a statement by LeBron in the movie “More Than a Game” His elementary school work was greatly affected by the constant moving and bad influences.…show more content…
Through sports he found stability and something he enjoyed. His favorite was basketball. Through basketball he became close friends with Dru Joyce, Sian Cotton, and Willie McGee. The 4 were inseparable, according to LeBron’s book “Shooting Stars” in 1999 they won an AAU basketball tournament together and dubbed themselves the Fab four. LeBron’s high school career began at St Vincent St Mary. He was a two sport star Playing both basketball and football. According to biography.com Lebron was an all-state wide receiver and decided to hang up his cleats his senior year to focus on
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