LeBron James: Hoops, Hope, Lots of Hype Basketball experts have annointed 17-year-old LeBron James of Akron, Ohio, as the next Michael Jordan. People are already profiting from his success. Meanwhile, James lives in public housing with his unemployed mother and awaits the NBA draft. Vincent Duffy of member station WKSU reports.

LeBron James: Hoops, Hope, Lots of Hype

LeBron James: Hoops, Hope, Lots of Hype

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Basketball experts have annointed 17-year-old LeBron James of Akron, Ohio, as the next Michael Jordan. People are already profiting from his success. Meanwhile, James lives in public housing with his unemployed mother and awaits the NBA draft. Vincent Duffy of member station WKSU reports.