Ultimate LeBron James Product Guide: Shoes, Gear, Memorabilia & More

Lebron James
Updated January 26, 2021

Introduction

NBA superstar LeBron James is the King of the NBA and one of the best to ever play the game. He won two titles with the Miami Heat, one with his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers, and is now on a mission to bring a championship to the Lakers (mission accomplished!). He’s become a global icon and is on his way to becoming a billionaire athlete.

LeBron has been playing in the NBA for over 15 years and is one of the most popular players of the modern era. There are tons of LeBron products in the market including his longstanding line of Nike signature basketball shoes. Here’s our breakdown of the very best purchases for LeBron fans:

LEBRON JAMES SHOES

LeBron leads all active NBA players in annual shoe sales. He has several successful lines with Nike that are popular with both adults and young players. We’ve picked our favorites below but also provided links to view the full inventory of styles and colors.

Men's Nike Red/White LeBron XVII Shoes

Nike manufactured this shoe for the strongest basketball players - a mould which fits LeBron James perfectly. The Nike LeBron XVII's support, impact cushioning, and instant responsiveness combine to give you an edge on the basketball court. We like the simple, straightforward design of these highly rated basketball shoes.

Men's Nike Black/White Lebron XVII Low Shoe

This LeBron shoe has lightweight Flyknit construction providing a durable and stretch-resistant technology known as Knitposite. According to Nike, the LeBron XVII’s cushioning and shock absorption features are the best among LBJ’s shoe line.

Nike Men's LeBron Witness III PRM Basketball Shoes

These LeBron James kicks boast of a durable knit upper, full-length encapsulated air sole unit for the ultimate basketball shoe experience. The signature details about LBJ’s hometown of Akron, Ohio sets these shoes apart from the competition.

The Nike Men’s LeBron Witness III PRM Basketball Shoes are available in white/black-half blue, wolf gray/white-half blue, black, and university red colorways.

Nike Men's LeBron Witness IV Basketball Shoes

The LeBron Witness 4’s easy wearing comfort and visible cushioning help you take your basketball game to the next level. While this LeBron shoe is available in various colourways, we feel the all-white and all-black versions are the best ones.

Nike Men's LeBron Soldier XIII SFG Basketball Shoes

This is arguably the most recognizable LeBron James shoe on the market today: the design and extended tongue say it all. We particularly like the dual straps with velcro for secure lockdown on your feet. The durable rubber outsole also helps the Soldier XIII SFG provide a solid grip on any court surface.

You can get the Soldier XIII in game royal/white, white/black, vivid pink/white, black/white, midnight navy/white, red/white, white/field purple, and thunder gray colorways.

Los Angeles Lakers ISlide Tonal Pop Slide Sandals - Black

You can still represent LBJ and his Los Angeles Lakers even if you want to kick back and relax. These Lakers slides are a perfect companion for practice or game day. Alternatively, you can wear them to the beach, the mall, or wherever you go.

LEBRON JAMES JERSEYS

LeBron has been one of the top selling NBA jerseys for over a decade. His fans have followed him across teams and conferences. To see the complete list of LeBron James jerseys available for sale follow our custom link to the NBA Store.

>>> LeBron jerseys have been flying off the shelves, we are updating our reviews daily to reflect what’s stocked. 

Men's Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Nike Gold 2020/21 Swingman Jersey - Icon Edition

Arguably, the best way to represent LeBron James is by wearing his No. 23 Los Angeles Lakers jersey. This LBJ gold jersey represents royalty: after all, we’re talking about King James and one of the best jersey designs in modern NBA history.

Youth Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Fanatics Branded Purple 2018/19 Fast Break Replica Jersey - Statement Edition

This is the top selling youth sized LeBron jersey at the NBA Store. The purple and black color combo looks fantastic. Follow our link to see the full selection of kids LeBron jerseys at the NBA Store

Youth Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Nike White 2020/21 Swingman Jersey - City Edition

Awesome new Lakers "City Edition" is also available in youth sizes. This jersey won't last long so don't wait! It's currently sold out in all adult sizes. We will add a link here as soon as it's restocked. 

LeBron James Ohio State Buckeyes Nike Alumni Limited Basketball Jersey - Scarlet

Despite playing for the Los Angeles Lakers on the West Coast, LeBron James is very much a native Buckeye. Anyone who’s followed LBJ’s career knows he’s Akron’s native son. This LeBron James jersey is different because it represents not only his home state but also the successful Ohio State Buckeyes college basketball program. A very cool option if you’re looking for a unique LeBron jersey.

LEBRON JAMES SHIRTS AND FAN GEAR

The inventory of LeBron shirts, hoodies and other gear can barely stay stocked. There’s incredible demand for his Lakers apparel now that he’s delivered an NBA championship. We will be updating our listings daily but you can also follow our live link to see the full list of LeBron fan gear at the NBA Store. 

LeBron Los Angeles Lakers Nike Restart Name & Number T-Shirt - Black

LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers are known for their traditional purple and gold colours. This slick black LeBron James t-shirt makes his name and No. 23 stand out. If you’re a staunch follower of four-time NBA MVP, this is a good pick.

Men's Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Fanatics Branded Black 2020 NBA Finals Champions Court Vision Name & Number T-Shirt

Celebrate the Lakers 2020 NBA championship with this awesome name and number shirt. This is a must have for every LeBron fan! The black and gold design make this one of our top picks for 2021. 

Men's Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Fanatics Branded White Yoke T-Shirt

This is the brand new "Yoke" version of the name and number shirt. It was just released in late December 2020. Similar to the "City Edition" version, this shirt will likely sell out very fast and there's no guarantee it will be restocked. If you like this style go grab one now. 

LeBron Los Angeles Lakers Fanatics Branded Women’s Playmaker Name & Number V-Neck Long Sleeve T-Shirt - Black

Loyal female fans of LeBron James will enjoy wearing this long-sleeve name and number t-shirt. This officially-licensed fan gear’s v-neck, slick graphics, and 100 percent cotton material will make you want to wear it every time the King takes the hardwood. 

LeBron Los Angeles Lakers Fanatics Branded Backer Name & Number T-Shirt- Heather Gray

The dominant grey colour sets this LeBron James apparel apart from his other shirts on the market. The good thing about grey is versatility - you can mix and match it with just about any outfit.

Forever Fanatics LeBron James Basketball Crew Socks

Take the court in style with these autographed and colourful LeBron James socks. You can also wear these socks more casually with shorts or pants. This pair won't last long. 

LEBRON ROOKIE CARDS AND BASKETBALL CARDS

LeBron is already a legend and his cards are extremely popular. We reviewed all available inventory for sale and provided the best picks below. The market changes often so we recommend checking back often for new listings. 

>>> See the live inventory of LeBron rookie cards at SportsMemorabilia.com

>>> See the live inventory of all LeBron cards at SportsMemorabilia.com

LEBRON ROOKIE CARDS

2003 Upper Deck # 24 The Next Level LeBron James Rookie Card

LeBron James took the NBA by storm during the 2003-04 season, winning Rookie of the Year honors in the process. You can catch a glimpse of his brilliance in this Upper Deck rookie card. You can see a 19-year-old King about to take flight in the photo.

2003 Upper Deck #2 State Champs LeBron Cavaliers Rookie Card

LeBron James took the nation by storm when he starred for the St. Vincent-St. Mary Fighting Irish during his high school basketball career in Akron. Relive those moments with this Upper Deck rookie card, which is a nice addition to any Lebron collection.

James Rookie Card 2003-04 Topps Collection #221 BGS 9

This is one of the most expensive LeBron James rookie sports cards we’ve seen to date. Nonetheless, it should give you a hefty ROI a few years after purchase. If you can afford this card it’s a keeper.

LeBron 2003 3-Card Upper Deck Fleer USA Rookie Card Bundle PGI 10

Why settle for just one LeBron James rookie card when you can get three? This rookie card bundle features three LBJ cards, including one showing him as an Olympian in Athens in 2004.

LeBron 2003 Upper Deck GOLD PHENOMENAL BEGINNING Rookie Card PGI 10 #20

If you’re an avid sports card collector, die-hard LeBron James fan, and patriotic individual, this sports card’s perfect for you. It shows a 19-year-old LBJ standing in front of the USA flag. A great option for casual card collectors and Lebron fans.  

LeBron 2002 Rookie Review High School Card #6 Adidas

This card shows a young LeBron James fresh out of high school in 2003. Don’t let his innocent looks deceive you: he’s about to take the NBA by storm. This card is a great reminder of when he was young kid headed to the NBA with huge expectations.

OTHER LEBRON CARDS

LeBron James 2018 Panini Instant #125 Super Rare 106 Made Lakers Card PGI 10

LeBron James made his debut in Los Angeles Lakers Purple and Gold in 2018. Since then, he’s been on a quest to help the Lake Show win their 17th NBA title. This is great card for collectors looking for an early Lebron Lakers card.

LeBron James 2019 Panin Instant #106 Green SSP Only 10 Made Card PGI 10

This is another great Lakers card and it’s very rare. This a is solid pick-up for serious Lebron James sports cards collectors.

Lebron 2019 Panini Instant #56 Only 77 Made 9,000 Assists Card PGI 10

Prior to LeBron's debut with the Los Angeles Lakers, the franchise had its share of struggles. With him on board, the Lakers are a perennial title contender. This sports card captures what LBJ can do at the prime of his NBA career in Tinseltown.

LEBRON JAMES COLLECTIBLES

If you’re a big LeBron James fan, try complementing your various sports apparel with any of his collectibles including posters, framed photos, bobbleheads, and wall decals. Not only do they make your home or office look good, but they’re also great gift ideas. 

LeBron Los Angeles Lakers Fanatics Authentic Unsigned Dunk Against Houston Rockets Photograph

We’ve seen countless breakaway LeBron James dunks throughout the years. This one against the visiting Houston Rockets is a bona fide classic. It makes any den or office space look good. Available in multiple sizes from 8 x 10 to 20 x 24. 

LeBron Los Angeles Lakers Fanatics Authentic Unsigned Dunking Photo

LeBron's signature tomahawk fast-break dunk is the stuff of legends. It’s one of the things basketball fans will remember decades from now. This poster captures that moment in high definition perfectly. Available in multiple sizes from 8 x 10 to 20 x 24.

LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers Fanatics Authentic Unsigned Shot Over Wade Photograph

What could be more valuable for NBA fans than two gems of the 2003 NBA Draft -  LeBron James and Dwyane Wade - in the same photo? Keep in mind these two helped the Miami Heat win back-to-back NBA titles in 2012 and 2013. Putting those days behind them, LBJ shows up D-Wade with this long range shot during Wade’s final NBA season.  

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James Highland Mint 2020 NBA Finals Champions MVP 10'' x 12'' Bronze Coin Photo Mint

NBA champion and Finals MVP 2020 - not a bad way to end his second season as a Laker. This is a beautiful framed photo of LeBron holding both trophies. Our top pick from his championship posters and photos at the NBA Store. 

LeBron Los Angeles Lakers Fanatics Authentic Framed 15" x 17" Stars of the Game Collage - Facsimile Signature

This collage, measuring approximately 15” x 17” is one of the most eye-catching framed LeBron James collages we’ve seen to date. It shows LBJ in various game action photos with the Los Angeles Lakers court in the background. 

LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers Fanatics Authentic Framed 11” x 14” NBA Finals Game 7 Chasedown Block Moments Spotlight - Facsimile Signature

LeBron James’ emphatic block of the Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala’s layup attempt in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals helped the Cleveland Cavaliers clinch their first NBA title. Relive that moment over again with this timeless framed photograph, which is great either as a gift item or a memento.   

LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers 18” x 24” Framed Serigraph

Adorn your home or office wall with this colourful and eye-catching LeBron serigraph. A masterpiece of artist Rob Zilla, this 18” x 24” item is the perfect collectible for any LBJ die-hard. Get yours today. 

Bobbleheads

FOCO LeBron James LA Lakers Stadium Lights Bobblehead

No collection is complete without this LeBron James bobblehead. When you put this on display, your co-workers or visitors are guaranteed to notice. Bobbleheads have become a classic and highly sought collectible.  Make sure you check out our full list of the best NBA Bobbleheads.

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James FOCO Scoreboard Player Bobblehead

This is currently the top selling James collectible at the NBA Store. This bobblehead won't last long, so don't wait! It's individually numbered - only 2020 were made so once these sell out it's gone forever. 

Funko POP! NBA: Lakers - LeBron (White Uniform)

This LeBron James Funko POP figure is a great alternative to his bobbleheads. Made of vinyl and measuring approximately four inches tall, this collectible is a great pick.

Bleacher Creatures Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James 10” Plush Figure

This 10-inch, officially-licensed LeBron James Plush Figure is the perfect keepsake for any fan of LBJ and his Los Angeles Lakers. Whether you make it a part of your home or office, this collectible is a great tribute to King James. 

Wall Decal

LeBron Los Angeles Lakers Fathead Life-Size Removable Wall Decal

If there’s one thing that will bring your walls to life it’s this impressive LeBron James decal. Measuring roughly 4’1” x 6’5”, this fathead is virtually a life-size version of King James. It’s the perfect collectible for a LBJ fan young or old.   

LEBRON JAMES SIGNED MEMORABILIA

There’s currently a great selection of autographed basketballs, framed photos, shoes, and jerseys available for sale. We listed our top picks below, but we recommend checking our live link to see the complete inventory of 100+ Lebron listings at SportsMemorabilia.com.

LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers Framed Autographed Gold Nike Authentic 2020 NBA Finals Champions Jersey Collage - Limited Edition of 23

An incredible autographed item showing LeBron in the Lakers jerseys he wore during the NBA Finals. It was hand signed by Lebron after the LA won the championship and only 23 were made. It's not cheap - but this is the type of memorabilia that will sky rocket in value over time.

LeBron James & Anthony Davis Los Angeles Lakers Autographed Authentic Spalding Basketball - Upper Deck

LeBron James and Anthony Davis are the franchise players of the Los Angeles Lakers. This Spalding basketball features a certificate of authenticity from Upper Deck. That means James and Davis’ autographs scribbled in gray sharpie ink are the real deal. Better include this one in your trophy case asap. 

LeBron Los Angeles Lakers Autographed Lakers Logo Spalding Basketball - Upper Deck

Alternatively, if you prefer a basketball featuring just LeBron James’ autograph, this is your best bet. While pricey, this is one of the top collectors items for NBA players.

LeBron Signed Photo - “On This Occasion” 40 x30 Framed Upper Deck

This is one of the simpler autographed LBJ framed photos we’ve seen. Here, ‘Bron is about to throw one down against the Lakers’ greatest rivals, the Boston Celtics. Beating Boston in an NBA Finals showdown should be another feather in LBJ’s cap. 

LeBron James Autographed “Chronology Jam” Backboard - Upper Deck

This is one of the most creative signed LBJ items we’ve seen to date. What could be better than owning an autographed backboard showing LeBron James dunking in the background? Without a doubt, this is a great addition to any home or office. 

Autographed LeBron Jersey - Adidas Wine 3x Finals MVP Logo & 2016 Finals Championship Logo Upper Deck

If you’re a Cleveland Cavaliers fanatic, you’ll love this autographed LeBron James jersey. King James helped the Cavs win their first NBA title in 2016. This is one of the best signed items on the market for his championship year with the Cavs. While it is pricey, it’s worth every penny.

LeBron James Autographed Jersey - Inscribed Away

The Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh helped the Miami Heat win back-to-back NBA titles in 2012 and 2013. This signed LeBron James Heat jersey is a throwback item from that memorable era. Even though it’s expensive, it will help you cherish Miami’s memorable repeat in the early 2010s.

LeBron James Autographed Picture & Inscribed SI Sportsman of the Year

After LeBron helped the Miami Heat win their second title in franchise history in 2012, Sports Illustrated named him its Sportsman of the Year. Relish that feat with this autographed photo featuring a dapper-looking King James on the cover.  

LeBron James Autographed & Inscribed Game-Used Nike LeBron 11 Shoes - Upper Deck

LeBron wore these autographed game-used basketball shoes during a regular season game against the Denver Nuggets in 2014. Back then, King James’ days with the Miami Heat were winding down while his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers drew near. These kicks marked a transition in his illustrious NBA career.

That’s it for our LeBron James ultimate product guide! We hope you enjoyed reading it. Check back often for updates and new product listings. 

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The Buy Side Sports Team