The film "More Than A Game," which follows the NBA superstar and four high school friends on their journey to a national championship while James becomes a celebrity, has been nominated as best documentary for the Spirit Awards, which honor independent films.
James, the reigning league MVP, spent part of last summer on a worldwide promotional tour for the film, which was nominated along with "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" "Food, Inc.," "October Country" and "Which Way Home" in the documentary category.
The Spirit Awards honor movies that cost less than $20 million to make.
The winner will be announced March 5. James will be busy that day as the Cavaliers host the Detroit Pistons.