Akron, Ohio — LeBron James‘The journey from basketball prodigy to NBA scoring champion is being commemorated where it all began.
LeBron James’ Home Court, a museum dedicated to James and his many milestones, will open in Akron in November. 25.
A multimedia experience, the museum will include a re-creation of the apartment where he and his mother, Gloria, lived, along with items from his childhood, high school playing career and championship runs with Cleveland, Miami and the Los Angeles Lakers.
The museum is located in House Three Thirty, a facility started by James’s foundation to serve the community where he grew up.
“My dream was to put Akron on the map, so to have a place in my hometown that would allow me to share my journey with my fans from all over the world,” James said. “I’ve held a lot of things over the years and I always knew there would be a time and place to get them out.”
Among the items on display will be the all-white suit James wore in the 2003 NBA Draft, a McDonald’s All American game jersey and an original St.Louis backboard and rim. Vincent-Saint Mary High School, where James first caught the attention of basketball fans as a teenager.
A four-time NBA champion, James, 38, is in his 21st season as a professional. Last year, he passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the leading scorer in league history.