By Aishwary 


LeBron James' Favorite Books


Since the 2012 playoffs, LeBron James, a 3x NBA All-Star, has turned to books as a solace, relieving stress and finding escape before crucial games, as shared in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

USA Today's curated reading list reveals the titles LeBron James explored during NBA playoffs, offering him mental space and a fresh perspective amidst the game's intensity.

LeBron James, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Kobe Bryant, among others, cherish literature's power, using it as a source of mental respite and inspiration to elevate their game on and off the court.

The Alchemist 

A young shepherd embarks on a journey from Spain to Egypt, discovering the importance of following dreams and listening to the heart in "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho.

The Hunger Games

In Suzanne Collins, Katniss Everdeen volunteers for her sister in a deadly competition, unfolding a powerful tale of survival, courage, and love.


In "Decoded" by Jay-Z, the iconic rapper shares a revealing memoir, offering insights into his life, career, music, business acumen, and philosophy on life.

Leadership: In Turbulent Times 

Discover powerful leadership insights from four American presidents – Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, F. D. Roosevelt, and L. B. Johnson.

The Pact

It's an inspiring account of four friends from Newark's housing projects, promising to stay in school, attend college, and pursue their dreams of becoming doctors. 

We hope you enjoy reading these books as much as LeBron James did!

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