Has the Public Anointed LeBron James a “King” while he’s Still a Prince?

June 25th, 2010 by Kristian Siuta Leave a reply »
I know LeBron James has a catchy nickname, “King James,” and now ESPN is running a segment called “Courting the King,” following a city-by-city breakdown of his potential courtship in free agency.

But what exactly makes LeBron James a “king?"

In the state of Ohio, and especially in the surrounding areas of Cleveland and Akron, James is a king due to his stature as a quality homegrown talent of heroic proportions. In high school, James soared above the rest, not only in size, stature, and talent, but also in terms of rings to go with his Ohio household alias, “King James.”  

High school championships are one thing, but an NBA championship is a totally different story. Unfortunately for James, he has not won a ring in the league yet, and that story is still yet to be written. With that being said, after seven seasons playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, he has only achieved personal success on and off the court and generated revenue for himself and the Cavaliers. 

The King has not conquered the mountaintop thus ...

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