What is basketball champion LeBron James secret to success? Perhaps it’s reading books.
According to USA Today, James read the following books between the NBA playoffs began and the night his Miami Heat team won the NBA championships:
- Decoded (by Jay-Z)
- Hunger Games trilogy
- The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream
- The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
- Tormented Life
- West by West: My Charmed
Here’s how LeBron has talked about his love of reading:
For me, it’s relaxing honestly. You spend so much preparation for the games, sometimes you just need to get away from it for a little bit. The reading has helped me get away from the game a little bit, and I’m able to zero in once I’m done and get ready for the games….
I wanted to try something new in this postseason honestly. I’m not watching much TV so I’m reading a little bit more.