This is an article about the NBA start Lebron James. Lebron James overcame a lot of adversity throughout his life to get to where he is now. He was born in a low socioeconomic area and was raised my his mother, Gloria. In Ball Don't Lie, Sticky also overcame many life obstacles much like those of Lebron James. Sticky found basketball as an escape and his skills carried him to overcome all the adversity. Reading strategy in comments.