LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron James Spends Over $1M Per Year Caring For Body

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James is believed to spend over $1 million per year caring for his body. James privately employs Donnie Raimon as his personal biomechanist. Raimon helped James overcome back issues he began to experience in 2015. James also has worked with Mike Mancias since 2004. Mancias is..." March 20

  • There's no way LeBron James allegedly gained seven pounds during a playoff game

    CBS Sports "Now in his 15th NBA season, LeBron James has reached borderline mythical status. Between his play and accomplishments on the court, his seeming immunity to injury and his impressive achievements off the floor, LeBron is truly one of a kind. But of course, he is not immortal, and his success is..." March 19

  • LeBron James: Losing Tyronn Lue ‘Like Losing One of Your Best Players’

    SLAM Online "LeBron James said that losing Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is similar to the team losing one of its best players. At shootaround on Monday, LeBron called Lue “pretty much the captain of our ship” " March 19

  • LeBron in line to play 82 games after Navy SEAL helped him get through back injuries

    Cavs Nation "The Cleveland Cavaliers have undergone a series of changes throughout a somewhat clouded NBA season, yet the only constant has been having LeBron James on the floor, who is in line to play all 82 games of the season. It wasn’t long ago that James had dealt with back issues and needed two..." March 19

  • LeBron admits Cavs are worried about Lue's health

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "There is obviously something wrong with Tyronn Lue. He's missed parts or all of three games because of the same illness. He won't speak publicly as to what it is and team officials and players don't feel comfortable sharing Lue's secret. But, as any fan can see, Lue's dealing with something...." March 18

  • LeBron James goes OFF on Tyronn Lue

    247 Sports "LeBron James is fed up with the Cleveland Cavaliers' struggles. As the Cavaliers are on their way to another loss as they trail 103-88 versus the Portland Trail Blazers, the four-time MVP went OFF on his head coach, Tyronn Lue. This is not a good look for a team that has now lost six of..." March 16

  • LeBron: 'I'm like fine wine, I get better with age'

    The Score "LeBron James' confidence in his own game is as high as it's ever been, and at a stage in his career when most players are at least showing signs of slowing down, the Cleveland Cavaliers megastar continues to excel. "You can just say I'm like fine wine, I get better with age. That's what it..." March 14

  • LeBron James says he wants to play with his son in NBA

    247 Sports "LeBron James wants to play the Ken Griffey role. At the age of 33 and with his son at the age of 13, the four-time MVP has gone on record as saying he wants to play on the same team with his son if he's able to make it to the NBA Considering James is showing no signs of slowing down and..." March 12

  • Cavs can make LeBron richest man in NBA history if he opts out

    Sportsnaut "If LeBron James uses his right to opt out of his current contract following the 2017-18 NBA season, then we know teams will line up for his services. As of this writing, the latest rumor on this topic is that King James has narrowed it down to four teams that he’d be willing to sign with this..." March 12

  • What does 0-2 LA trip mean for LeBron's future?

    USA Today "The key to LeBron James’ free agency was right there on his Nike sneaker on Sunday night. You had to get past the out-of-place pink tone that fit neither his Cleveland Cavaliers color scheme nor the Lakers’ purple-and-gold that shone so bright in their 127-113 win. Ditto for the name of this..." March 12

  • Magic Johnson greets LeBron James’ business partners before game

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers played on Sunday night, putting LeBron James up against a team that would love to sign him in free agency. Many had that thought in mind when this photo shared by USA Today’s Sam Amick made the rounds " March 12

  • Los Angeles Wants LeBron, But Why Would LeBron Want Los Angeles?

    Complex "The loudest cheers weren’t for the hometown Clippers. They were for a player on the other team. Since the Cavaliers were in town, people turned out at Staples Center to see LeBron James Friday night. Precisely 19,130 flooded Downtown LA to see The King, many sporting No. 23 jerseys. Cavs fans..." March 10

  • Lakers ‘Still a Long Shot’ to Land LeBron James

    SLAM Online "The Lakers are one of the teams supposedly on LeBron James‘ radar this summer, but it’s reportedly “still a long shot” for the NBA’s most coveted to relocate to Hollywood next season. James, 33, is in win-now mode and the young Lakers don’t appear to be in a position to compete for titles..." March 09

  • Source: Nobody Knows What LeBron Will Do Because He Doesn't Know

    Real GM Basketball "Those close to LeBron James believe he could continue playing until he's 40 years old, which means his next free agent decision could still have long-term ramifications. League sources believe it's "still a long shot" James chooses the Lakers this offseason, but that's mostly because he's..." March 09

  • LeBron to consider 4 teams in free agency

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James reportedly has a four-team wish list for when he hits free agency this summer. According to Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer, James is currently considering the Cavs, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers as potential landing spots. The..." March 08

  • LeBron: My play's at 'probably an all-time high'

    ESPN "Following a 113-108 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night in which he scored seven of his game-high 39 points on three dagger jumpers in the final minute, four-time MVP and three-time NBA champion LeBron James made a bold proclamation about his level of play in his 15th..." March 08

  • Lakers Fan Buys Billboards Recruiting LeBron James to LA, Trolls 76ers

    Bleacher Report "One fan is doing his best to recruit LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers when the four-time NBA MVP hits free agency. Per Chris Walder of The Score, Lakers fan Jacob Emrani purchased three billboards in Los Angeles that went up on Wednesday. The most prominent features the hashtag..." March 07

  • Nike set to release LeBron James’ Hollywood-themed kicks

    Cavs Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James and the fine designers at Nike are set to release the limited edition LeBron 15 “Hollywood” colorway — an ode to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. According to several reports, the new kicks are scheduled to hit stores this weekend (March 11) with a retail price..." March 07

  • LeBron Shut Down Rumors He Toured Philly High Schools Over The All-Star Break

    Uproxx "LeBron James’ status as a soon-to-be free agent has led to a full year of NBA fans trying to read into every move The King makes to see if they can find evidence of what his decision will be this July. There are, at this point, four teams most consider to be legitimate contenders for James,..." March 01

  • LeBron reportedly checked out Philadelphia schools during All-Star break

    Larry Brown Sports "The Lebron James to the Sixers rumor mill will surely pick up steam after a recent report out of Philadelphia. A few years ago, the NBA extended the break surrounding its annual All-Star game to give teams a week (or more in some cases) off. For James, some of that time was reportedly spent..." February 27

  • LeBron James 'Flattered' by Billboards Recruiting Him to Philly

    12 Up "​LeBron James is taking his free agency rumors and just DUMPING STRAIGHT GASOLINE ONTO THE FIRE. Despite the Cavs being in third place in the Eastern Conference, there is still very little known about LeBron's plans come this offseason. As a free agent, he'll have his pick of the litter of..." February 27

  • LeBron James Says 'The NCAA Is Corrupt, We Know That'

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has joined the chorus speaking out against the NCAA. Addressing the recent FBI investigation into corruption throughout college basketball, James said the NCAA is a "corrupt" organization. "The NCAA is corrupt, we know that," he told reporters. "Sorry,..." February 27

  • Report: NBA people think Gregg Popovich is trying to recruit LeBron to Spurs

    Larry Brown Sports "Many in the basketball community believe that Gregg Popovich’s recent praise of LeBron James may not have been entirely altruistic in its purposes. Former ESPN personality Ryen Russillo reported on Monday that there are “a lot of NBA people” who think that the San Antonio Spurs head coach’s..." February 26

  • Nike LeBron 15 “Equality” Gets Limited Release

    SLAM Online "The Nike LeBron 15 “Equality” has received a limited release. 200 pairs of the black colorway and 200 pairs of the white colorway are available through a draw on Nike’s website. Here’s more straight from the Swoosh" February 26

  • Three billboards in Cleveland, Ohio bought to entice LeBron James to move on to Philadelphia

    ESPN "People traveling along I-480 in Cleveland on Monday might be distracted by three billboards located approximately seven miles from the Cleveland Cavaliers' Quicken Loans Arena. The first sign features #23 in maroon with a crown on it on the court with four blue numbers, that just happen to..." February 26

  • LeBron moves into 11th place on the NBA's all-time assists list

    247 Sports " Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James continues to climb up the NBA's all-time lists. With his assist production against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday afternoon, James passed Rod Strickland to move into 11th place on the NBA's all-time assists list. Strickland had 7, 986 career assists. " February 26

  • Popovich rips Ingraham, compares LeBron to 'Black Panther' superhero

    Bleacher Report "San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has never been afraid to speak his mind on social issues, and he is now supporting LeBron James' right to do the same. On Sunday, Popovich defended James against comments from Fox News host Laura Ingraham and also discussed the positive example the..." February 25

  • Lue: LeBron leading by example with attempt to play every single game

    ESPN "LeBron James is on pace to play in all 82 games for the first time in his 15-year career because, Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says, the Cavs star feels obligated to be out there every night for his teammates. "I just think being the leader of this team, I don't think he thinks he can..." February 24

  • Dan Gilbert won’t do ‘what it takes to keep’ LeBron James

    Sportress of Blogitude "LeBron James is by no means a lock to remain with the Cleveland Cavaliers following this season. In fact, it would appear Cavs owner Dan Gilbert is prepared to effectively run James out of Cleveland. At least that’s the suspicion forwarded by sources quoted in a recent column from Bleacher..." February 23

  • NBA Rumors: Is LeBron James to Sixers 'growing buzz'?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Until the moment LeBron James announces his next destination this off-season, be it via a live ESPN special, in Sports Illustrated or on the Players' Tribune, the speculation and rumor mill will run rampant trying to figure out what one of the best NBA players of all-time will decide. Everyone..." February 23

  • Cavs Could Screw Themselves With Latest Report on Potential LeBron Contract

    12 Up "​The Cleveland Cavaliers ​reshaped their entire roster at the trade deadline to get themselves in a better position to compete for a championship in 2018. While the team has improved its chances this season, the Cavs need LeBron James to continue competing in the future. James is expected to..." February 23

  • No-Trade Clause Could Be Sticking Point Between LeBron James, Cavs

    Real GM Basketball "If LeBron James becomes a free agent this offseason and holds talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers on a new contract, there are some who believe his no-trade clause will be a sticking point. James has been on a no-trade clause since returning to the Cavaliers, which has limited the team's..." February 23

  • LeBron questioned GM Altman's absence earlier this season

    ESPN "Tristan Thompson bounced offstage following a panel discussion about "The Carter Effect" -- the Uninterrupted-produced documentary about how Vince Carter helped instill a love for hoops in Thompson and a whole generation of Canadian basketball players -- and spoke about his love for the moves the..." February 22

  • Eddie House says LeBron James "quit" during 2011 NBA Finals

    247 Sports "For years, the conversation surrounding LeBron James dealt with comparing his talent to that of Michael Jordan. According to most, James has firmly entrenched himself as the second best NBA player of all-time behind Jordan. However, former guard Eddie House joined "Undisputed on Wednesday and..." February 22

  • The List of Crazy LeBron James Conspiracy Theories Just Keeps Growing

    Complex "During NBA All-Star Weekend, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver mentioned that the league is considering potentially altering its playoff system. Instead of having the teams divided by conference—with seeds 1 through 8 in the East and seeds 1 through 8 in the West—the change would mean all 16 teams..." February 21

  • LeBron James Doesn’t Think NBA Should Change Postseason Format

    SLAM Online "During All-Star Weekend, commissioner Adam Silver told reporters that the League is considering changing the current playoff format, perhaps eliminating conferences and instead seeding the tournament 1-16. On Wednesday, LeBron James said he disagrees with altering the way things are, via..." February 21

  • LeBron James likely won’t consider return to Heat

    Clutch Points "During an anonymous All-Star Weekend poll released by ESPN, players considered the Miami Heat as one of LeBron James’ likely destinations during this upcoming summer. According to Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, this idea is a sheer fantasy — a reunion unlikely to..." February 21

  • Stephen A. Smith says LeBron James should sign with Rockets

    247 Sports "The biggest storyline surrounding free agency this summer is where LeBron James will end up signing. James has called home Cleveland home for the vast majority of his career aside from the four seasons he spent with the Miami Heat. On Tuesday's, ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith says that the best..." February 21

  • Isiah Thomas Says LeBron Should Sign With The Warriors This Offseason

    Total Pro Sports "Over the past 10-15 years, the NBA has gained a bunch of popularity in the States and overseas, but if there’s one thing people don’t like to see, it’s superstars teaming up to increase their chances of winning an NBA Championship. The biggest issue is that not many teams out there can compete..." February 20

  • Donovan Mitchell Was One Of The Kids In The Audience When LeBron James Made ‘The Decision’

    Dime Magazine "LeBron James‘ decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers in free agency and sign with the Miami Heat in 2010 is one of the most notable sports stories of the last decade. It changed the way free agency is thought of in the NBA, created a dominant team in Miami and influenced a number of NBA stars..." February 20

  • Was this the start of LeBron James’ Los Angeles takeover?

    New York Post "They are trying to read the tea leaves in Los Angeles regarding LeBron James’ imminent future. The L.A. columnists wrote love poems to James over All-Star Weekend, that he must don himself in purple and gold this summer. King James didn’t mute any of the California Dreaming after his MVP..." February 20

  • LeBron to Sixers? Other players don't want that, apparently

    Newark Star-Ledger "For anyone looking at LeBron James through the Sixers' lense, the wind during All-Star Weekend sure seemed to blow in the direction of Philadelphia being a true candidate as James' next destination. First, James raved about Sixers' Joel Embiid at Saturday's Media Day in the Los Angeles..." February 20

  • LeBron James wanted to compete in 2006 Slam Dunk Contest

    247 Sports "Perhaps one of the greatest running tragedies in NBA history is that LeBron James has never participated in an All-Star Slam Dunk Contest. James however, reportedly wanted to compete in the 2006 contest. According to ESPN's Chris Haynes, James "intended" to compete in the 2006 All-Star Slam..." February 20

  • Ben Simmons Alludes To 76ers Pursuing LeBron In Free Agency

    Real GM Basketball "Ben Simmons alluded to the Philadelphia 76ers pursuing LeBron James this offseason in an Instagram post from All-Star weekend. The 76ers could create max cap space to potentially sign James." February 20

  • NBA Executive Thinks The Lakers May Have Helped The Cavs Keep LeBron James This Summer

    Uproxx "The NBA’s All-Star Weekend was kind to LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward captained his team to victory in Sunday’s All-Star Game and, beyond that, James was named MVP on the heels of a typically brilliant individual performance. However, one Eastern Conference executive uttered an..." February 20

  • LeBron James says NBA legends' experiences help inspire him to speak out

    Sporting News "NBA All-Star Game MVP LeBron James says he will not "shut up and dribble" when it comes to political and social issues. Sunday night in Los Angeles, he said he can't stay silent knowing what NBA and other sports legends experienced decades earlier. James spoke of a moment he'd had in the..." February 19

  • LeBron James wins MVP, falls 2 assists shy of triple-double

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "This is what happens when LeBron James shuts up and dribbles. James won his third All-Star MVP award and his team won the first NBA All-Star Game in the new format Sunday night, beating Stephen Curry's team, 148-145. The Cavs star finished with 29 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists,..." February 19

  • What is LeBron James' net worth? Breaking down how much Cavs star earns

    Sporting News "LeBron James might eventually go down as the best basketball player to grace the hardwood, but that will not be the only part of his legacy. James has his heights set for greatness to continue well beyond the moment he drops his last bucket. James is more than the brightest basketball star in..." February 18

  • LeBron James wonders how a 19-year-old can’t buy beer, but can purchase an AR-15

    Miami Herald "LeBron James made South Florida home for four seasons as a member of the Miami Heat. He got to know the neighborhoods and the people. So, seeing the community he used to live in suffer through one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history this week impacted him. “It’s a tragedy,”..." February 18

  • LeBron to Fox News host: 'We will definitely not shut up and dribble'

    New York Post "LeBron James dissed Fox News Channel host Laura Ingraham on Saturday – calling her “whatever her name is” and vowing to keep speaking his mind on social issues. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, speaking to reporters in Los Angeles ahead of Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, rejected the FNC host’s..." February 17

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