How Tall Is LeBron James?

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LeBron James' official height, according to Basketball Reference, is 6 feet 8 inches tall. On the basketball field, James plays as either small forward, power forward or shooting guard and shoots with his right hand.

LeBron James was chosen as the first overall pick during the 2003 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He later made his debut as a professional NBA player on Oct. 29, 2003. Before going pro, James played basketball at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio. Even during his high school playing days, James had already begun to receive national attention as a potential NBA player.