Most Influential Athletes of America
Nicknamed King James , is a 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) tall American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 2013, he led the Heat on a 27 game winning streak, the second longest in league history. Miami also won their second consecutive title and he repeated as Finals MVP. His career achievements and leadership role during Miami s 2012 and 2013 championship runs have led many basketball analysts to consider him the best player in the NBA today.