LEBRON JAMES LeBron James is a Nike athlete with his own extensive signature line of basketball sneakers. His most current model is the Nike LeBron 16, and he also has various sub-lines, like his long-running LeBron Soldier team line. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers, and has previously played for both the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who drafted him in 2003. LeBron James is also known as King James. Click in for the most up to date LeBron James sneakers, player exclusives, and photos.