Gift Guide: The Perfect Present for the LeBron James Fan in Your Life
Posted On 21 May 2014 / 3 Comments
He is a three-time NBA MVP. He is the reigning NBA World Champion. He has won two gold medals in the Olympics for the United States. And he has been named the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year. LeBron James has truly become the global sports icon we all believed he would be, and with great success comes more fans. Only Upper Deck can deliver signed collectibles from “The Chosen One” and we caught up with LeBron to talk about his championships, the Olympics and why his memorabilia makes the perfect gift. Take a look!
We spent some time with the Upper Deck Authenticated product team and put together a list of some of the best LeBron James gift ideas. Here you will find the sure-fire present for the LeBron James fan in your life!
Most Unique Pick: LeBron James 10th Anniversary Autographed “Tegata”
This stunning mosaic chronicles the first 10 years of LeBron’s career in imagery with an actual handprint from LeBron James positioned on top along with his signature and personalized stamp. The “Tegata” is a Japanese form of memorabilia that Upper Deck Authenticated has brought stateside and used only with the company’s top spokesmen. When you give this as a gift, you will earn a hug from the recipient every time you see them! Order the Lebron James 10th Anniversary Autographed “Tegata” NowBest 3-D Pick: LeBron James Autograph “Rim Roast” Breaking Through Photo
Upper Deck Authenticated has innovated the memorabilia category with the company’s line of Breaking Through collectibles and this latest one for LeBron James may be one of the best. The ball actually “breaks through” the plexi-glass so a fan can actually touch it and LeBron gives a nice big signature on the photo housed safely under the plexi-glass. It is a piece you have to see to believe and a gift that will earn you a lot of appreciation! Order the LeBron James Autograph “Rim Roast” Breaking Through Photo NowBest Nickname Pick: LeBron James Signed Miami Heat Swingman Nickname Jersey
For the 2013-14 season, the NBA introduced a new alternative jersey that featured the nicknames of players. LeBron James has been known as “King James” for a decade now and this unique collectible will have most people take a second look. This unique item is sure to garner praise from the LeBron fan you gift it to! Order the LeBron James Signed Miami Heat Swingman Nickname Jersey NowBest Playoff Pick: LeBron James Autographed Match-Up Photo Vs. Paul George
The Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers are developing a serious rivalry and at the core of that are the team’s two superstars; LeBron James and Paul George. This 16x20 is limited to just 50 copies and is sure to sell out before these two finish their memorable battles against each other. Grab one while you can for the playoff NBA fan in your life! Order the LeBron James Autographed Match-Up Photo Vs. Paul George NowBest Slam Dunk Pick: LeBron James Autographed “Posterized” 30x15 Framed Photo
The only people who don’t like this piece are Jason Terry and his family. This piece captures an incredibly memorable dunk against the team LeBron left the Cavaliers to beat; the Boston Celtics. The photo sequencing makes it a piece fans will admire again and again. Score a slam dunk with the basketball fan in your life by gifting this piece! Order the LeBron James Autographed “Posterized” 30x15 Framed Photo NowMost Memorable Moment Pick: LeBron James Autographed Front Page News Photo
When LeBron James moved to Miami, the world watched expecting to witness greatness. They didn’t have to wait long as LeBron and company quickly wrapped up their second straight title showing the world they were poised to establish a dynasty. It was this memorable moment that really silenced any and all of the critics and positioned LeBron as one of basketball’s most dominant players of all-time. Sharing this as a gift will bring warm memories to fans of “King James!”Order the LeBron James Autographed Front Page News Photo NowBest All-American Pick: LeBron James Signed 2012 Team USA Basketball Jersey
In 2012 LeBron James led the men’s team to gold in London, grabbing his second straight gold in the games. He soared in international play and had the world chanting, “USA! USA! USA!” Grab an autographed jersey from LeBron to commemorate that stellar play for the patriotic fan in your life! Order the Lebron James Signed 2012 Team USA Basketball Jersey NowBest Basketball Pick: LeBron James Signed 10th Anniversary Engraved Basketball
A basketball is a basketball, until it is the engraved 10th Anniversary edition for LeBron James limited to just 25 total copies. At that point it becomes a very special collectible! Such is the case with this ball that would look great in an office or man cave. Put it in a large curve display with image of LeBron in the background and you have the gift of the year! Order the LeBron James Signed 10th Anniversary Engraved Basketball NowBest Game-Used Pick: LeBron James Game-Used Red Retro Jersey – Miami Heat Vs. L.A. Clippers
Through a special partnership with LeBron James and his marketing group, Upper Deck Authenticated will on occasion get access to game-used memorabilia from “The Chosen One.” Can you imagine giving an executive, business associate or loved one the shirt off LeBron’s back? And then he signs and inscribes it as well? Total show stopper! There’s only one of these, get it while you can! Order the LeBron James Game-Used Red Retro Jersey – Miami Heat Vs. L.A. Clippers NowFor the Art Lover Pick: LeBron James Autographed & Inscribed “2012 NBA Champs” Magic Moment Art Print
It was a “magic moment” for sure when LeBron won his second title and really established himself as one of the greatest players of all-time. This incredible painted piece shows the raw emotion he felt after that memorable win. And with LeBron’s autograph and inscription added, it truly makes an incredible present! Order the LeBron James Autographed & Inscribed “2012 NBA Champs” Magic Moment Art Print