Mike James

Professional Basketball Player
Born Jun 23, 1975

Michael Lamont James is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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1975 Birth Born on June 23, 1975.


2001 26 Years Old Mike remained positive and opted for a start in the European professional leagues instead. Mike enjoyed several stellar seasons as an integral player with both the French and Austrian teams. He began his NBA career when he signed as a free agent with the Miami Heat during the 2001–02 season. … Read More
2004 29 Years Old James was a member of the Pistons' 2004 NBA Championship team as a reserve. … Read More


In spite of his strong play during the 2005–06 season for the Raptors, he was criticized as being somewhat of a one-dimensional player. … Read More
2006 31 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 11, 2006, James signed a free agent contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves for a reported four years, with a player option on the last year, and with a trade kicker clause, which would raise his salary by 15% automatically if he were to be traded.
2007 32 Years Old On June 14, 2007 it was officially announced that James and teammate Justin Reed would be traded to the Houston Rockets for Juwan Howard.
2008 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 21, 2008 it was announced that James and teammate Bonzi Wells would be traded to the New Orleans Hornets for Bobby Jackson, and Adam Haluska. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old On March 1, 2010, it was announced that the Washington Wizards had reached a buy-out agreement with James and waived him. … Read More
2011 36 Years Old In February 2011 he signed with Aliağa Petkim in Turkey.
2012 37 Years Old 1 More Event
James later joined the Erie Bayhawks in the NBA Development League. He was called up by the Chicago Bulls on January 11, 2012, but released on January 28. … Read More
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