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James wins men's USA Basketball award for 2012

Updated: January 2, 2013, 9:09 PM ET
Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- LeBron James has been chosen USA Basketball's male athlete of the year for 2012 after equaling Michael Jordan's feat while leading the Americans to a gold medal.

James was also the NBA's MVP and NBA Finals MVP in helping the Miami Heat win the championship. Jordan is the only other player to accomplish that in a calendar year, winning the NBA title, both MVP awards and Olympic gold in 1992.

James averaged 13.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and a team-high 5.6 assists ...

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