Famous Athletes and Their Top Sports Illustrated Shots
LeBron James, 2006
Lebron James has taken the sporting world by storm by becoming the number one first pick in the 2003 NBA draft for his team, the ‘Cleveland Cavaliers.’ He went on to win four NBA championships with multiple teams in his career and currently plays for Los Angeles Lakers, who he signed a two-year extension contract in 2020 worth $85 million.
He is seen as one of the greatest players in basketball history and is often compared to the legend Michael Jordan. The 2020 sportsperson of the year has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated at least 37 times, including this shot in 2006.