#tbt: LeBron James' humble beginnings

Thursday October 30th, 2014

In what is to be the biggest, greatest, most important event in the history of all sports since the beginning of time, LeBron James returns to the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight as they host the New York Knicks.

Rewind 13 years to a news segment featuring a 16-year-old LeBron. For this week’s #tbt, watch as LeBron talks about staying for his final two years of high school, being the best prospect in the country and going to prom. Also feel free to admire his hair(line). 

And a bonus baby Carmelo for you Knicks fans:

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.