Table of contents for LeBron James / by John Walters.

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Contents
X	Introduction
X	Chapter One
X	Chapter Two
X	Chapter Three
29	Career Stats
30	Glossary
31	Find Out More
32	Index and About the Author
INTRODUCTION
LeBron James first made the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2002. He was only 17 
years old at the time, a high school junior. Already, though, the Akron, Ohio, native had 
played in basketball scrimmages against Michael Jordan. He had attended a Jay-Z concert, 
hanging out with the rapper in his hotel room before the show. He had also, the year 
before, become the first sophomore to win Ohio's "Mr. Basketball" award.
No wonder that Sports Illustrated, below the cover photo that appeared in its 
February 18, 2002 issue, had declared LeBron as "The Chosen One". 
"At this age LeBron is better than anybody I've seen in 37 years in this business," 
Sonny Vaccaro, a very prominent evaluator of high school hoops talent, told SI at the 
time. "That's including Kevin (Garnett) and Kobe (Bryant) and Tracy (McGrady)."
In the five years since that magazine cover appeared, LeBron James has justified 
every word of hype. He led his high school team, St. Vincent-St. Mary's, to two more 
Ohio state championships. He won two more Ohio Mr. Basketball trophies. He was the 
first pick in the 2003 NBA draft, by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was the NBA Rookie of 
the Year in 2003-2004. He played on the 2004 USA Olympic basketball team. He has 
been voted to play in the NBA All-Star Game twice in his first three NBA seasons. And 
he has consistently re-written the NBA record book in terms of being the youngest to 
reach career milestones. For example, he is the youngest player to score 2,000 career 
points in NBA history.
All of this and LeBron James will not turn 22 until the day before New Year's 
Eve, 2006. 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

James, LeBron -- Juvenile literature.
Basketball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American basketball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.