Sep 19, 2019
Lebron's Dream Team: How Five Friends Made History
Posted by LeBron James H.G. Bissinger

Read an interview with Buzz Bissinger at hoopsaddict here.The SHOOTING STARS were a bunch of kids from Akron, Ohio LeBron James and his best friends who first met on a youth basketball team of the same name when they were ten and eleven years old United by their love of the game and their yearning for companionship, they quickly forged a bond which would carry them thRead an interview with Buzz Bissinger at hoopsaddict here.The SHOOTING STARS were a bunch of kids from Akron, Ohio LeBron James and his best friends who first met on a youth basketball team of the same name when they were ten and eleven years old United by their love of the game and their yearning for companionship, they quickly forged a bond which would carry them through thick and thin a lot of thin and, at last, to the brink of a national championship They were a motley group who faced challenges all too typical of inner city America LeBron grew up without a father and had moved with his mother than a dozen times by the age of 10 Willie McGee, the quiet one, had left both his parents behind in Chicago to be raised by his older brother in Akron Dru Joyce was outspoken, and his dad, who was ever present, would end up coaching all five of the boys in high school Sian Cotton, who also played football, was the happy go lucky enforcer, while Romeo Travis was unhappy, bitter, even surly, until he finally opened himself up to the bond his team mates offered In the summer after seventh grade, the SHOOTING STARS tasted glory when they qualified for a national championship tournament in Memphis But they lost their focus, and had to go home early They promised each other they would stay together and do whatever it took to win a national title They had no idea how hard it would be to pursue that promise In the years that followed, they would endure jealousy, hostility, exploitation, resentment from the black community because they went to a white high school , and the consequence of their own over confidence Not least, they would all have to wrestle with LeBron s outsize success, which brought too much attention and even a whiff of scandal their way But together these five boys became men as they sought a national championship.

  • Title: Lebron's Dream Team: How Five Friends Made History
  • Author: LeBron James H.G. Bissinger
  • ISBN: 9781101427330
  • Page: 408
  • Format: ebook
  • Lebron s Dream Team How Five Friends Made History Read an interview with Buzz Bissinger at hoopsaddict here The SHOOTING STARS were a bunch of kids from Akron Ohio LeBron James and his best friends who first met on a youth basketball team of the sam

    Penden Wangchuk

    I have just started reading this book and i find this book really touching. It is about a young african american basketball player. Who stuggles poverty with his mum but meets some friends along and forms a team . I chose to read this book because the title of the book inspired me. Dream team is a book of young basketball team who lives like brothers and plays basketball to achieve their dreams.


    Mark Lodato

    Everybody knows who Lebron James is. Everyone knows that he is arguably the most dominant player in the National Basketball Association today. But most people don’t know his story and where he came from. Many people know that he came to the NBA out of high school and went first pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Everybody knows him from their TV screens, but there is another half of Lebron James that people don’t see dunking over half their team’s players each week. That’s the story of his [...]


    Cameron Paynter

    This book is about Lebron James, it takes place in Akron Ohio. Lebron is a high school kid that plays basketball with his four best friends. This isn't any ordinary group of friends though. Lebron and his friends play on their school basketball team and there on of the best in the country, but are they the best, find out if Lebron and his friends will become the best or will fall short in the quest to become the best team in there country. I Really enjoyed this book i recommend this to anybody t [...]


    Mary Rand

    I decided to read More Than A Game because LeBron is my favorite NBA player. I've been his #1 biggest fan for three years now, and I was dying to read a book about him! I was eager to learn more about my idol besides his amazing ball-handling on the court. Once I was finished reading, I gained so much more respect for LeBron. For example; he had it tough when he was little, but he still followed his dreams and made it very far in life. I recommended this book to anyone who doubts LeBron- I guar [...]


    Joe

    The book starts out with Lebron talking about how growing up was hard. It became easier with the help of a basketball team with players that would become his life long friends. He and his basketball team the Shooting Stars started out playing just regular games until one day the entered a tournament. It was a tournament for all the state of Ohio they were just a small town Akron ,but they were good and they started winning. They eventually got all the way to the finals were the final seconds wer [...]


    Morgan Strawder

    Lebron’s dream team was an excellent book and I would give it 5 stars. I enjoyed reading about his journey to where he is now. I would recommend this book to any athlete to show that nothing is going to come with ease. He went through struggle and it took hard work and dedication to get to where he is. I love his writing style ,he was very detailed in the book. He described his very intense games and how his practices went .He talked about all the people that helped him in his basketball caree [...]


    Jules Washington

    What I thought about this book is that it is very motivating. throughout the story it talks about how LeBron had overcome so many obstacles with him and his mother and just to see how far and how successful he became since he was younger is very inspiring. I recommend this book for everyone especially sports readers.


    Mweatherbe

    The book I read was called "LeBron's Dream Team". This book was based on a autobiography on LeBron James and his friends. The story started talking about how LeBron come from the city Arkon,Ohio. A place where lebron was raised by his mother for a short period of time. It was a hard life for LeBron being raised by his mother for the type of conditions they where in. So his mother had the idea that is should be token up for adoption and live a better life with a family, so his future basketball c [...]


    Logan

    I couldn't find a way to cancel it


    Isaiah Leonard

    Lebron James was born in Akron, Ohio. He was just an ordinary kid who rode his bike around the city. Even in the bad parts of Akron he rode his bike just to stay out of trouble. When his grandmother died, he stayed with his mom. But it was not just an easy ride. They moved over 8 times trying to find somewhere to stay. LeBron’s mother worked 2 jobs to make sure that he stayed with heat, food, and clothing. After a while his mom decided it was best for LeBron to stay with a new family until she [...]


    Amir Owens

    Lebron's dream team by Buzz Bissinger and Lebron James is a book about four young men plus one,trying to reach one goal throughout their whole four years of high school,but in order to reach that goal they have to overcome obstacles in there life on,and off the court.When four young men(Lebron, Sian, Little dru,and Willie)all play together for the first time, they realize that they are unbeatable and they can become something special.When they get older they all decide to go to the same middle s [...]


    Isaiah Coker

    LeBron's Dream team by LeBron James is a non-fiction sports Auto-Biography about a teenager named Lebron James who lived in Akron Ohio and tells about his life, Achievements and Goals for the future. Throughout this amazing journey he had made history with his four friends on the basketball court. And they had called themselves the Fab Five. The Five guys that had made up the Fab Five was LeBron James, Little Dru Joyce,Willie Mcgee ,Sian, and Romeo Travis. They also strives to win the High Schoo [...]


    Elijah Reese

    LeBron's Dream Team is a nonfiction novel about NBA superstar LeBron James, and and his four friends, and how they grow up together. Reigning out of Akron,Ohio LeBron realizes how cold the streets are, and how hard it is to make it to the top. Only after meeting coach Dru Joyce, does LeBron discover his true talent and potential as an basketball player. LeBron and his friends understand how important teamwork is, and they began to form a life long relationship that would last for many years to c [...]


    Eric Whitmore

    Lebron's Dream Team by Lebron James is a story by Lebron to tell his story about it was for him growing up and chasing his dream. Lebron grew up with his mother going from hotel to hotel and to apartment to apartment. Lebron's father left him and his mother because he was not interested in having a child and it was hard for Lebron and his family and his mother not keeping a job and couldn't support Lebron and his brothers. Lebron had a coach who saw Lebron's true motivation for basketball and th [...]


    George K.

    Lebron's Dream Team by Lebron James and Buzz BissingerAutobiography272 pagesLebron James is arguably the best basketball player ever to play the game. When he was in middle school he was on a team called the Shooting Stars and they had the "Fab Four," Lebron, Little Dru, Sian, and Willie. They were a really good team and they won many championships. When they all went to high school they went to St. Vincent St. Mary high school and they did this to play basketball. The first three seasons they w [...]


    Casey Hinds

    Casey HindsMr. BurkeF.E.W 5th hour7 February 2013 The book I read was "Lebron's Dream Team", by H.G. Bissinger. This book was about the life of one of the best basketball players ever, Lebron James. It goes back to when Lebron played on a team called the Shooting Stars. The shooting stars were made up with five kids, Lebron James, Dru Joyce III, Romeo Travis, Sian Cotton and Willie McGee. They called themselves the “ Fab Five”. The “Fab Five” played together since they were 10 years old, [...]


    Carrie G

    I know a book about LeBron James is NOT what you would expect to see on my reading list. And it WOULDN'T be on my reading list, except for the fact that I added it to my students' summer reading list and I promised to read all of the books on it as MY summer homework. So, did I want to read this book? NO! Did I particularly enjoy reading it? No. Do I think that many of my high school students would enjoy reading it! YES!For ME I would rate the book 2 Stars. As another reviewer pointed out, LeBro [...]


    Aaron Topping

    Lebron's Dream Team is a fantastic book to read. In the book it's love, a little pain, and even some every funny moments. Lebron and 4 other friends form a unbreakable bound from high school playing basketball. He relationship with all four other people is very strong. His friends names are Romeo, Willie, Sian, Little Dru. In my paper I'm going to be talking about Lebron's relationship with all 4 guys. Lebron talks about all these guys as there are his real brothers and he considers them to be. [...]


    Kaleb Munro

    Lebrons Dream Team by LeBron James. LeBron James by far one of the greatest players of my generation. Once had a better team than the big three in high school? This book will venture into his early years from elementary to senior year in high school and even into when he declares for the NBA draft the fab five and his high school days were unstoppable I have seen videos of LeBron in high school and his teammates it was men against boys in high school.The Fab five is probably one of the greatest [...]


    Connor Mcgee

    I would rate Lebron's dream team a 4 out of 5 because although it did explain games and events with detail and a good writing style, Lebron James is an athlete, not an author. Now I know he had professional help, but it is still his writing style. I would recommend this book to kids from ages 10 to 16 that are athletes because in that respect, you can relate to many of the things Lebron went through in his life as an athlete. Yet, I would recommend this book to those who "have no chance" or no h [...]


    Eric James

    The book I decided to read was Lebron's Dream Team. By: LeBron James, H.G. BissingerI like it because its about basketball and LeBron is one of my favorite players in the NBA.The main settings is in his hometown in Ohio.LeBron and his teammates are the main characters in the book.This book is one of my favorites it tells about how LeBron and his friends and how they grow up with each other playing basketball.And by they got to high school the won championships. The main conflict of the book is w [...]


    Chris Slater

    This book to me was the best sports book I ever since Friday Nights Lights. This book explain how Lebron James grow up become the NBA superstar that he is today. The book talk about his friends (Sian, Willie, Little Dru, and Romeo) going through all the adversities at their high school (St. Vincent) in Akron while going after their goal win the high school national championship.This book explain that anything is possible if you just believe. This book is very inspiring to all inspired athletes. [...]


    Mason Fabricant

    Lebron`s Dream Team is an inspiring book. He wishes he had Kobe or Melo or someone amazing like them in his high school. He and five friends went to Saint Vincent High School. The people who came to watch him were given a good show. He averaged 30 points in each game. This book shows Lebron`s path to greatness. He tells us about his journey to the NBA. Today Lebron plays for the Heat and his nickname is King James. This book was an excellent way to learn about what it takes to be a successful ba [...]


    Nikolas Gheiler

    This was a great book about how the best player in the world started his legacy. And how him and his four friends won championships and how five friends made history. This proves why a little hard work and dedication can leads to lots of things. Even though Lebron conquered his dream of hitting dead on in the NBA there is nothing better then four supportive friends to go along with it.


    Randall

    I love this book.This book is about how LeBron James childhood went.He moved a lot a faced money challenges.He joined a youth basketball team called The Shooting Stars.He loved the guys he played with, so they joined forces and went to the same high schooley dominated.Tou should definitely read this book.


    Carl Reyes

    In my opinion, this book is the most inspirational. LeBron, who was born and raised in a small town called Akron in Ohio, became a big impact in the history of the sport of basketball. He is an inspiration to all because of his hard work and talent he possesses. Having to be the best high school basketball player in the nation was big for him and his town Akron. Overall, very good book to read.


    Sean Stacey

    As of now in the book Lebron is now starting to meet his new friends that he will be playing basketball with for the rest of his childhood. He looks up to MJ (Michael Jordan) and what's to play just like him and that is what he wants to strive for in his childhood and basketball career.


    Bradey

    I thought it was pretty good overall because it talked about alot of his intense games he played and it told all about his life. So i would recommend it to people who like LeBron or people who like basketball.


    Ray Cole

    I think this was a good book the way they showed how five guys united and played basketball together and what each of them are going through. They showed us how they went to become something more than a team they showed us how to become a family they all had some difference.


    Cory Meschede

    I am to the part where they are just starting to come together as a team to win.



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