Just a kid from Akron: Lebron James’ top ten totally-awesome quotes

Just a kid from Akron: Lebron James’ top ten totally-awesome quotes

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It’s been quite a journey for LeBron James — from leading the St. Vincent-St. Mary varsity basketball team to consecutive state titles during his freshman and sophomore years, to playing in eight straight NBA Finals. Through the many ups and downs in between, he has frequently exhibited a maturity belying his years.

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As James — with a new cast of teammates — continues on his quest for a fourth NBA championship ring, we thought we would take the opportunity to share ten of his most quotable quotes.

LEBRON JAMES’ TOP 10 QUOTES

With nearly two decades of material to work with since James first appeared on the national radar, it’s difficult to settle on his top-ten utterances, but we gave it a go nonetheless. As James himself has said, “You’re not going to succeed all the time, and I know that.”

''I need music. It's like my heartbeat, so to speak. It keeps me going no matter what's going on — bad games, press, whatever.''

– LeBron James

''Akron, Ohio, is my home. I will always be here. I'm still working out at my old high school.''

– LeBron James

''There are some teams and logo you see, no matter where you are in the world, and you know exactly who they are and what they mean.''

– LeBron James

''I don't need too much. Glamour and all that stuff don't excite me. I am just glad I have the game of basketball in my life.''

– LeBron James

''God gave me a gift to do other things besides play the game of basketball.''

– LeBron James

''I always say, decisions I make, I live with them. There's always ways you can correct them or ways you can do them better. At the end of the day, I live with them.''

– LeBron James

''I played football for a team called the East Dragons. We only had six regular season games. I played tailback and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability.''

– LeBron James

''My mom and I have always been there for each other. We had some tough times, but she was always there for me.''

– LeBron James

''I will not just shut up and dribble. I get to sit up here and talk about what's really important.''

– LeBron James, responding to Laura Ingraham

"Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed." — LeBron James

''Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.''

– LeBron James

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