The King reigns: LeBron James is AP’s male athlete of decade

  • Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James dunks against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals. No NBA player won more games or more MVP awards over the last 10 years than he did. He started a school. He married his high school sweetheart.