LeBron James is arguably the biggest sports star in America, and has been part of such a discussion for a decade now. His on-court dominance and freakish physical ability have led to such nicknames as “The King” and “The Chosen One”, while his stock has only risen since finally capturing his elusive NBA Championship ring in 2012 (and a second in 2013). As well as becoming a major talking point on the court, LeBron’s controversial switch from Cleveland to Miami in 2010 (and back again in 2014) cemented him as one of the most intriguing figures in basketball history.
As with any celebrity of such fame and stature, James’ life has been subject to intense media scrutiny over the years. However, there are a few surprising facts which many of his fans and admirers are completely unaware of. Although he seems a relatively straightforward figure, outgoing, loud and uncomplicated – especially when contrasted with his icy,