Tag Archives: LeBron James

LeBron James: The Superstar-as-Consummate-Team-Player

Let me join the chorus of those issuing congratulations to LeBron James on becoming the NBA’s all-time top scorer this evening during the Los Angeles Lakers’ game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. With 38 points in the Lakers’ 133-130 loss to OKC, he now has a staggering 38,390 career points. Having reported for Time on […]

No Topic Too Far Afield For This Sports Nut

My first piece of journalism, 26 years ago last week, was about Chris Lapriore, a high school tennis star in my hometown of Marshfield, Mass. For most of my first half-dozen years as a reporter, the bulk of my work was sports writing. Football, basketball, baseball, hockey, lacrosse, wrestling, track and field, golf…if it involved […]

LeBron: A look back at a legend-in-the-making

Between 2000 and 2004, I worked on about 85 assignments as a freelance reporter for Time. Easily, one of my favorites was reporting on LeBron James during his senior year at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. To see some of my first reporting on LeBron, while he was in high school, see […]