LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: LeBron James calls the Cavaliers' plays and coach David Blatt repeats them

    USA Today "ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, who has spent much of his career reporting on LeBron James, was a guest on Bill Simmons’ “B.S. Report” podcast this week. During their lengthy talk, Windhorst revealed that Cavaliers head coach David Blatt may not be as in control of this team as he seems. Here’s..." April 01

  • LeBron James says he has three good friends in the NBA; none are Cavs

    Sporting News "Much has been made of LeBron James' tenuous relationship with some of his Cavaliers teammates this season, particularly Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. In separate interviews with the Northeast Ohio Media Group this week, James and Irving spoke of the feeling-out process that has played out this..." March 31

  • Kyrie Irving on his relationship with LeBron James: ‘I don’t want to say it’s not been rocky at all’

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Eons ago in this NBA season and in a place far, far away from Cleveland (it was Utah), Kyrie Irving poured in 34 points. That night, on Nov. 5, the Cavaliers fell to the Jazz 102-100 on Gordon Hayward's buzzer beater. LeBron James scored 31 and added four assists, but lost Hayward when he..." March 31

  • How Kyrie Irving has blossomed since teaming up with LeBron

    New York Post "An All-Star Game MVP trophy sits on his mantle or nightstand or wherever the heck NBA players plop such items. He has the two highest individual scoring games in the NBA this season, 57 and 55 points. But Kyrie Irving gets pumped about one thing. “Winning,” the Cavaliers point guard said..." March 27

  • Report: LeBron James frustrated with Kevin Love for not fitting in

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Love has requested more inside touches, said he’s not a stretch four, said he’s not best friends with LeBron James and chosen Russell Westbrook, not LeBron, as his MVP this season. Is Love just being honest? Is he being too honest? Is he going out of his way to cause..." March 26

  • ‘Fortune’ magazine names Adam Silver, LeBron James and Yao Ming among world’s 50 greatest leaders

    Pro Basketball Talk "In just the latest indication of the NBA’s growing global presence, Fortune magazine has named three NBA-related figures among its just-released list of the world’s 50 greatest leaders. Nobody from any of the other three major American sports is featured. Here’s what the magazine had to say..." March 26

  • LeBron James says no one should fault Kevin Love for his MVP opinion

    CBSSports.com "After Kevin Love said on Monday that he would take Russell Westbrook for the MVP over his teammate, LeBron James, naturally, the two were asked about it Tuesday. Love pointed out that he said several players were worthy of the award, and that it only sounded bad if you took it out of context. From..." March 25

  • LeBron on Love's MVP pick: 'Kevin has his own opinion'

    The Score "LeBron James cares not for Kevin Love's selection for most valuable player. Love appeared on the Dan Patrick Show on Monday and cast his support behind Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, instead of his own teammate: I would just say because of time spent on the court, you..." March 25

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    Finally some good news on some superstars from Cleveland. LeBron James (cold) planning to play tonight against Pacers AND...

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    LeBron James (illness) missed Cavs shootaround. He's questionable for game against Pacers tonight.

  • Stephen Curry's MVP Vote Would Go to LeBron James

    Complex "As of right now, NBA players have absolutely no say in who wins the MVP award at the end of the season. Guys like Kevin Durant have suggested changing that. But at the moment, only certain members of the media are allowed to vote for the NBA MVP. If Stephen Curry had a vote, though, he knows..." March 17

  • Alonzo Mourning doesn’t understand why LeBron James left Miami

    SLAM Online "NBA Championship rings tend to shine pretty bright, but for some reason—maybe the lighting in the room when we speak, maybe the way it perfectly complements his dapper suit—Alonzo Mourning’s gigantic, diamond-filled piece of jewelry truly sparkles. With March Madness about to hit full swing, the..." March 17

  • LeBron to have knee treated after 'scary' fall

    ESPN.com "LeBron James tweaked his right knee in the second half of the Cleveland Cavaliers' 123-108 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday and is hopeful it won't sideline him for his return to Miami to face the Heat on Monday night. James fouled Orlando's Dewayne Dedmon while trying to block the Magic..." March 16

  • Riley: LeBron Could Have Had Something Historic Over Next 5-6 Years With Heat

    Real GM Basketball "Pat Riley felt that the Miami Heat were in the position he wanted them to be in despite losing in the 2014 Finals to the San Antonio Spurs, but LeBron James decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. "That was almost shocking to me that the players would allow that to happen. And I'm not..." March 12

  • LeBron plays without headband for first time since his rookie season

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James has played with a headband in just about every game of his NBA career. The look has become iconic, and has also been the subject of a bit of mockery, thanks to the way it’s grown over the years to cover a thinning hairline. But James may be done with it — or, at least he was for..." March 11

  • Ainge made a pitch for LeBron James last summer

    Celtics Blog "Danny Ainge is always looking for opportunities to improve the Celtics in a big way. In today's article Bulpett kind of laughs off a report from earlier this week indicating that the Celtics would "swing for the fences" this summer. Not because it is inaccurate, but because it is situation..." March 07

  • LeBron James has changed his mechanics on free throws, in case you hadn't noticed; here's why

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "You're never too old to learn something new. The most accomplished individuals live by that motto. LeBron James is going through a minor alteration of his own. You had a chance to observe his modification 16 times in the last two Cavaliers games if you were paying close attention. His..." March 05

  • LeBron: Harden Kick 'not basketball play'

    ESPN.com "Rockets guard James Harden was called for a flagrant foul for appearing to kick LeBron James below the belt in Sunday's 105-103 overtime win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was a flagrant foul 1, allowing Harden to stay in the game and finish off a 33-point performance to lead Houston to..." March 02

  • Colleges are offering scholarships to LeBron's 10-year-old son

    Yahoo! Sports "Whichever colleges are already recruiting 10-year-old LeBron James Jr. might be wise to back off for a few more years. It isn't making his father happy. The elder LeBron told reporters in Detroit at Cavaliers shoot-around Tuesday that colleges have already begun to send recruiting letters..." February 25

  • LeBron James sets all-time NBA record for assists by a forward: 'It's huge'

    The Score "LeBron James' assault on the NBA record book continues. With 11 assists against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers' superstar passed NBA legend Scottie Pippen in career assists with 6,142. That makes James the most prolific passing forward in league history, an incredible..." February 25

  • BUSTED: LeBron James just dissed his huge sponsor — McDonald's

    Business Insider "LeBron James just dissed a major sponsor. The NBA All-Star told reporters Tuesday that McDonald's, which pays him millions of dollars each year for endorsements, was a part of his regular diet when he was unhealthy. James made the comments after he was asked how old he was when he started..." February 25

  • LeBron isn't happy that his 10-year-old is getting college letters

    USA Today "LeBron James Jr. is already showing signs of following in his father’s phenomenal footsteps. He’s led his team to an AAU national championship, balled out during the John Lucas All-Star weekend, and more or less is an absolute terror on the court. He also isn’t in middle school yet. Yet, the..." February 25

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    LeBron James @KingJames

    Man my heart real heavy right now thinking about @chrisbosh health! Especially after hearing about Kersey the other day. My prayers are....

  • LeBron James explains his aggressive All-Star game start

    Pro Basketball Talk "Russell Westbrook ended up taking home MVP honors for his performance in the 2015 NBA All-Star game, but early on, no one would have guessed that that would have been the case. “I think Westbrook came for it from the start,” LeBron James said afterward, which was kind of funny considering what..." February 17

  • Sources: LeBron voted NBPA vice president

    ESPN.com "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has been elected first vice president of the National Basketball Players Association, according to sources. James will work alongside friend and Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, who was elected president of the NBPA last year. Free agent..." February 14

  • Love was 'caught off guard' by LeBron tweet

    ESPN.com "Kevin Love responded Tuesday to LeBron James' tweet from over the weekend that stated "stop finding a way to FIT-OUT and just FIT-IN." "Listen, I was caught off guard when I heard it," Love said after practice. "I talk to LeBron every day. I know there has to be some sort of an angle. You guys..." February 10

  • LeBron's complex contract explained in detail, will most definitely opt out

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A little-known factoid about LeBron James' contract with the Cavaliers: There's a "trade kicker" in there, which means in theory that were James to be traded, he could get an extra sum of money equal to 15 percent of the remaining value of the contract. Only, James' trade kicker is entirely,..." February 10

  • Love: 'No problem' with LeBron

    Covers.com "Kevin Love said Tuesday he has no problem with Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James. "I was caught off-guard when I heard about it," Love said Tuesday from the team's Independence, Ohio, training headquarters, discussing the well-publicized alleged dispute with James.”I talk to LeBron..." February 10

  • LeBron James, after admitting sending Kevin Love message via Twitter, denies sending Kevin Love message via Twitter

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James admitted his “FIT-IN” tweet was about Kevin Love. Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report even described how LeBron revealed the meaning of his tweet: After Love lights up the flimsy defense of the Los Angeles Lakers for 32 points in a 120-105 victory Sunday, James is asked about the..." February 09

  • LeBron: 'Fit in' tweet about Love

    ESPN.com "LeBron James acknowledged after the Cavaliers' 120-105 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday that his tweet late Saturday night was referencing teammate Kevin Love. The term "fit out" was something Love used during the preseason. "I'm comfortable and just not trying to, I guess, fit..." February 09

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    LeBron James taking sacrifice to new level: "Whatever this team needs in order for this team to win, I'll come off the bench. I'm serious."

  • Brandon Jennings rips LeBron James on Twitter for leaving Cleveland in 2010

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon, but his thumbs were healthy enough to rip LeBron James on Twitter Monday night. In a discussion with a frequent NBA blogger on the social media site of the league's greatest all-time players,..." February 03

  • LeBron: Love needs more confidence in shot

    ESPN.com "After Kevin Love scored a season-low five points Monday and didn't attempt a shot after going 1-for-7 in the first quarter, LeBron James suggested there were more shots available for Love that he turned down and questioned whether his teammate's confidence might be shaken. "I think Kev had some..." February 03

  • LeBron James on Browns QB Johnny Manziel entering rehab: 'I support him and want him to get better'

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel still has Cavaliers superstar LeBron James in his corner. Manziel, a notorious partier, entered a rehabilitation program Wednesday. In a statement released Monday morning, Brad Beckworth, a friend and adviser to Manziel, said the former Heisman Trophy winner..." February 03

  • Has LeBron James missed too many games to be MVP

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A fifth Most Valuable Player award for LeBron James this season would be nearly unprecedented. First, he would tie Michael Jordan and Bill Russell for the second-most MVP trophies in NBA history, trailing only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with six. The award was instituted in 1955-56. Secondly, and..." February 02

  • LeBron remains doubtful Friday with wrist sprain

    The Score "LeBron James took part in portions of Friday morning's shootaround, but he remains doubtful for tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings. James is dealing with a sprained right wrist that forced him to miss Wednesday's victory over the Portland Trail Blazers." January 30

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Cavs F LeBron James (wrist) will not play tonight against #Blazers, I'm told.

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    David Blatt says LeBron (sore wrists) is a game-time decision because of the fall he had in Detroit last night

  • LeBron James out Wednesday vs. Blazers with wrist injury

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Cavaliers have finally gotten rolling as of late, winning six straight and beginning to look like the juggernaut of a team that many projected before the season began. But Cleveland only looks that way when LeBron James is in the lineup — and he won’t be on Wednesday for a home contest..." January 28

  • LeBron James breaks NBA record with latest honor

    Fox Sports Ohio "He's already a four-time NBA MVP and two-time champion -- now LeBron James can stake claim to another record. The Cleveland Cavaliers star was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week Monday for the 48th time of his career, more than any other NBA player before him. For James, 29 of..." January 26

  • Sources: LeBron made recent pitch to Allen

    ESPN.com "While the principal reason LeBron James visited Miami during his recent two-week rest period was to seek out warmer weather while he rehabbed strains in his left knee and lower back, he also had another item on his agenda. During James' Miami jaunt, the four-time MVP met with free-agent guard..." January 22

  • LeBron misses practice with flu-like symptoms

    Fox Sports Ohio "Cavaliers forward LeBron James did not practice Tuesday because of flu-like symptoms. James, 30, has played in four games after missing eight straight with a knee and back strain. The Cavs (22-20) have won three in a row and are in the midst of a four-game homestand. They host the Utah Jazz on..." January 20

  • Blatt on LeBron: 'We're OK ... we don't go out drinking together'

    The Score "Embattled first-year Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt opened up a bit Friday on the Cavs' challenges to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Blatt also went into some detail on his dissected relationship with LeBron James. Man to man, we're OK. We don't go out drinking together, but we're..." January 17

  • Hakeem Olajuwon: Michael Jordan 'far superior' to LeBron James

    CBSSports.com "Hakeem Olajuwon has weighed in on the subject, I hesitate to call it a debate, about LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan. From CNBC: "When people start comparing him with Jordan then that's not a fair comparison. Jordan was a far more superior player in a very tough league, he was very creative,"..." January 15

  • Can LeBron James save the Cavaliers from themselves?

    USA Today "LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night on the road against the Phoenix Suns. It had been two weeks since James had been in uniform for the Cavs, who were riding a five-game losing streak. LeBron scored 33 points, shoved his head coach, and Cleveland lost for the sixth..." January 14

  • LeBron James could return as soon as Tuesday

    Yahoo! Sports "LeBron James could return to action Tuesday in the Cleveland Cavaliers' game against the Phoenix Suns, provided he has a strong practice on Monday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Cavaliers coach David Blatt said he is hopeful James will practice Monday in Phoenix. Two other sources said..." January 12

  • LeBron James retains top spot on NBA’s most popular jerseys list

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA released its latest list of most popular jerseys, based on sales from October through December of 2014. Not surprisingly, LeBron James, after returning to play for the Cavaliers, remained at the top of the list. It’s the fifth consecutive time that James has topped jersey sales, but..." January 12

  • LeBron hopeful to return to Cavs' lineup next week

    The Score "LeBron James says his rehab for knee and back strains is on track and he hopes to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers next week during the team's five-game Western Conference road trip. James says he hasn't touched a basketball in a week and is rehabbing three to four times a day, according to..." January 08

  • Cavaliers consulted LeBron James before trading for J.R. Smith

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s no secret that Dion Waiters wasn’t a good fit for these Cavaliers. On a team stacked with offensive options like LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, Waiters and his propensity to take as many shots as possible was a skill set that simply wasn’t needed — and nether was the..." January 06

  • Report: LeBron didn’t buy into Erik Spoelstra until well into second season with Heat

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s no secret LeBron James and Erik Spoelstra were not on the same page their first season with the Heat. Miami started 9-8, and reports swirled about friction between Spoelstra and the players. LeBron bumped Spoelstra while returning to the bench during a timeout, and speculation reached..." January 03