Los Angeles Lakers recorded a convincing 106-93 win over the Miami Heat in game six of the NBA Finals to lift a record-equalling 17th championship. It’s the fourth time in four championship runs that James has captured MVP honors, after he did so with Miami in 2012 and 2013 and with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016.

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Let’s look at James’ career numbers:

As an amateur, James played for St. Vincent-St. Mary High. Following this, he turned pro in the 2003 NBA Draft first pick.

He has played for Cleveland Cavaliers (2003-2010), Miami Heat (2010-2014), Cleveland Cavaliers (2014-2018), Los Angeles Lakers (2018-present)

James has won four NBA titles – 2012, 2013, 2016, 2020. He is also a four-time NBA Finals MVP – 2012, 2013, 2016, 2020.

He was also named NBA MVP in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013.

He was named NBA All-Star in 2005-2020 and NBA All-Star Game MVP in 2006, 2008, 2018. He was also named NBA Rookie of Year in 2004

Lakers’ superstar was also an NBA scoring champion in 2008, NBA assists leader in 2020, and is a 2008 and 2012 Olympic champion.

Following the win, LeBron James said, “It means a lot to represent this franchise. I wanted to put this franchise back where it belongs. For me to be a part of such a historical franchise is an unbelievable feeling.”

The series in the NBA’s quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida, capped not only an emotional season for the Lakers with the loss of talisman Bryant but a season of uncertainty and upheaval for the NBA as players grappled with the coronavirus pandemic and the demands for social and racial justice sweeping across the United States.