"LeBron James" by Jeff Savage. November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"LeBron's great pass earned him an assist." (p. 9)

Based upon the context clues, the word " assist" means a pass to a teammate that helps the teammate score a basket.

"Meanwhile, NBA scouts had been watching LeBron." (p. 14)

Based upon the context clues, the word "scouts" mean people hired by teams to look for their future players.

"Soon after, LeBron signed a contract with the Nike sports equipment company." (p. 20)

Based upon the context clues, the word "contract" means a written deal agreed to and signed by a player and a team or a company.

"Fans across the country wanted to see the young rookie play." (p. 22)

Based upon context clues, the word "rookie" means a first year player.

"His scoring average was just over 27 points per game." (p. 27)

Based upon context clues, the word "scoring average" means a number that describes how many points a player scores per game.

"LeBron slammed down a thunderous dunk and ran back down the court flashing his million-dollar smile." (p. 5)

Based upon context clues, the word "dunk" means slamming the basketball through the hoop.

"In the end, the Cavaliers did not make the playoffs." (p. 24)

Based upon context clues, the word "playoffs" means a series of games to decide the league's champion.

"But LeBron was already playing like a wise veteran." (p. 8)

Based upon context clues, the word "veteran" means a player who has played several years.

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