Are you curious about how many NBA championship rings LeBron James has won? LeBron James is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, and his impressive career has been filled with numerous accolades and accomplishments. One of the most notable achievements for any NBA player is winning a championship ring, and LeBron has certainly earned his fair share of them.
In total, LeBron James has won four NBA championship rings. He won his first two rings in 2012 and 2013 as a member of the Miami Heat, alongside fellow superstars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. After returning to his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron led them to their first-ever championship in 2016, coming back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. Most recently, LeBron won his fourth ring in 2020 with the Los Angeles Lakers, solidifying his status as one of the greatest players in NBA history.
LeBron James has won four NBA championships throughout his career. In this section, we will take a closer look at each of his championship wins.
LeBron's First Championship
LeBron's first championship came in the 2011-2012 season when he played for the Miami Heat. The Heat faced off against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Finals and won the series 4-1. LeBron was in his athletic prime and named the Finals MVP after averaging 28.6 points, 10.2 rebounds, and 7.4 assists per game.
LeBron's Second Championship
LeBron's second championship also came with the Miami Heat in the 2012-2013 season. The Heat faced off against the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals and won the series in seven games. LeBron was once again named the Finals MVP after averaging 25.3 points, 10.9 rebounds, and 7 assists per game.
LeBron's Third Championship
LeBron's third championship came in the 2015-2016 season when he played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers faced off against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals and became the first team in NBA history to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the series 4-3. LeBron was once again named the Finals MVP after averaging 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds, and 8.9 assists per game.
LeBron's Fourth Championship
Last, but not least, LeBron took home ring #4 at the conclusion of the 2019-2020 season, leading the Los Angeles Lakers past the Miami Heat, 4 games to 2. The 2020 championship was unique because the games were played in "The Bubble" due to COVID-19. In game 6, LeBron had a triple-double of 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists and was named Finals MVP. The dynamic duo of LeBron and Anthony Davis was tough to stop, and the championship was the 17th in Lakers history.
LeBron James is considered one of the greatest basketball players of all time, and his accomplishments on the court certainly reflect that. Here are some of his most notable achievements:
LeBron's Finals Appearances
LeBron has been to the NBA Finals 10 times in his career, winning 4 championships. His first appearance came in 2007 with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and he led them to their first-ever Finals appearance. He then went on to win 2 championships with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013, before returning to Cleveland and winning another championship in 2016. He won his fourth championship in 2020 with the Los Angeles Lakers.
LeBron's MVP Awards
LeBron has won the NBA MVP award 4 times in his career, first winning it in 2009 and then again in 2010. He then won it for a third time in 2012, before winning it for a fourth time in 2013.
LeBron's All-Star Selections
LeBron has been selected to the NBA All-Star Game an incredible 18 times in his career. He was first selected in 2005, and has been selected every year since then except for his rookie season in 2003-04. He has also been named the All-Star Game MVP 3 times, in 2006, 2008, and 2018.
As you can see, LeBron James has had an incredibly successful career and has achieved many impressive accomplishments. From his Finals appearances to his MVP awards and All-Star selections, he has cemented his place as one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
John Willkom is the author of Amazon best-selling basketball books: Walk-On Warrior and No Fear In The Arena. John is an avid reader, sports fan, and father to two incredible little girls.
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