It's been almost 10 years since LeBron James entered the NBA as the most exalted athlete in league history, and what a journey it's been. A tale of two halves, really. In the beginning, we have a hometown hero in Cleveland who's adored, playful, and cheered on with absolute obedience. But ever since he took his "talents to South Beach," the republic's been more inclined to spit on the throne than bow to The King. From the hype of his senior year in high school, to The Decision, this is a timeline of the downfall and resurrection of LeBron James.

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