20 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About The Basketball Legend LeBron James
Everyone knows that King James is a legend basketball player in the NBA. However, there might be a few things that you didn’t know about him that we’ve decided to bring to your attention.
1. High School Football Star
Apart from the fact that LeBron was a star on his high school basketball team, he was also a great player on the football field.
Actually, he could have been awarded a scholarship as a wide receiver to a Division 1 school and he was already an All-State receiver in Ohio in his junior year. Note that Ohio is one of the states with the most talent with respect to football recruitment. However, he opted not to play football in his senior year after breaking a finger. Additionally, he recognized his basketball career was at risk because of football injuries.
Though Lebron was not able to leave school and sign with an NBA team after his junior year, he did decided to stop playing football and focus on nurturing his basketball career in his fourth year in high school, which marked his final year playing as an amateur.