The 25 Most Versatile Players in NBA History

2. LeBron James

"Official" position: Small Forward
Other position(s) played: Point Guard, Power Forward, Point Forward
Career years: (2003-present)
Career stats: 27.6 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 6.9 APG, 1.7 SPG, 0.8 BPG
Accolades: 4x NBA MVP, 9x NBA All-Star, 2x NBA Champion, 2x NBA Finals MVP, 7x All-NBA First Team, 2x All-NBA Second Team, 5x NBA All-Defensive First Team, 2004 NBA Rookie of the Year, 2004 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Aside from the typically-discussed reasons, LeBron James' career has been especially fascinating to watch because of the myriad of ways he has been utilized at different stages. As a young player with the Cavaliers, he was featured in a high-volume shooting role as either a shooting guard and small forward. He also was occasionally tasked with running the point, something he occasionally still does today. As he's gotten older and filled out, LeBron has developed a strong low post game as he bullies guys around with his 6'8", 240-pound frame. We're confident that if he wanted to, LeBron could dominate even as an undersized center.

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