Basketball - FACTBOX-Most Valuable Player winner LeBron James

Factbox on LeBron James, who was named on Sunday as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2012-13 National Basketball Association regular season.

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* Born December 30, 1984 in Akron, Ohio (age 28) * Height: six feet eight inches, 250 lbs (113 kilograms) * Drafted first overall by Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003 * Named NBA rookie of the year in 2004 * Nine-time NBA All-Star (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013). Twice named MVP in All-Star game (2006, 2008) * NBA scoring champion in 2008, making him the first Cavalier to lead the league in scoring * Won Olympic gold medal with United States at 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games * Won his first NBA Championship with Miami in 2012 after previously losing in the final with Cleveland (2007) and Miami (2011) * Was named MVP of the NBA finals in 2012 * Four-time winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013) * James is one of just five players to have won the MVP award at least four times. The others are: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (six times), Michael Jordan (five), Bill Russell (five) and Wilt Chamberlain (four). (Compiled by Julian Linden, Editing by Gene Cherry)

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