LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cavaliers' LeBron James: Will play in opener

    CBS Sports "James (ankle) will play in Tuesday's season opener against the Celtics, Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post reports. The writing had been on the wall after James went through shootaround Tuesday morning and was observed taking part in his usual pregame warmup routine. Still, the Cavs took the..." October 17

  • Cavs' LeBron James on loyalty to Cleveland: 'I don't owe anybody anything'

    CBS Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers have a new roster with pieces that could give them a better shot at dethroning the Golden State Warriors should they meet for the fourth straight year in the NBA Finals. But there's one massive cloud hanging over the franchise and the city this season, one that will only..." October 17

  • LeBron James Wants To Be 'At Top Of Food Chain' Longer Than Anyone In NBA History

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James was asked he he thought he might be considered greater than Michael Jordan by most people. "If I was the most consistent and was at the top of the food chain more than anybody in NBA history," said James. James entered the NBA straight out of high school and has remained almost..." October 17

  • LeBron felt Dan Gilbert’s infamous letter had racial undertones

    Larry Brown Sports "The scathing letter Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert sent to Cleveland fans ripping LeBron James in 2010 was childish and ill-advised, but we haven’t really heard anything about it being racist in nature — that is until now. James covered a wide range of topics in a GQ feature that was released on..." October 17

  • LeBron James says Kyrie Irving's return to Cleveland will be 'fine'

    Sporting News "It'll be somewhat of a reunion for Celtics' Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers in Cleveland during their regular-season opener on Tuesday. Irving spent six seasons with the Cavs, playing side-by-side with LeBron James for the past three. During an interview for ESPN's "The Jump", James said..." October 17

  • LeBron Status For Season Opener Against Boston Is Still Up In The Air

    Uproxx "The Cavs’ season opener against the Celtics is set to be a thriller as it will be the first meeting between Kyrie Irving, who decided to leave this summer to get out from under LeBron James‘ shadow, and his former team. It won’t, however, feature the player he was swapped for, as Isaiah Thomas..." October 16

  • LeBron James admits to being cheap: 'I still got Pandora with commercials'

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has earned more than $200 million in salary during his 14-year career -- and that's not even including endorsement money. For example, James signed a lifetime deal with Nike in 2016 that is estimated to be worth as much as $1 billion. Yes, billion ......" October 16

  • Wade: LeBron 'loves it' in Cleveland

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "As each new Cavalier entered the team's training facility in Independence for the first time, the same thing struck them. Former NBA MVPs, like Derrick Rose, three-time champions and 12-time All-Stars like Dwyane Wade, All-NBA talents like Isaiah Thomas, coveted "3 and D" wings like Jae..." October 15

  • Cavaliers’ coach thinks LeBron James will be “okay” for opener against Celtics

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James has been sidelined for days now with a sprained ankle, and while teams are far more cautious with stars during the preseason the fact that LeBron was questionable for opening night raised some eyebrows. Would he really miss the first game of the season, against Kyrie Irving and the..." October 13

  • A comment from JR Smith shows the subtle difficulty of playing with LeBron James

    Business Insider "The Cleveland Cavaliers made several changes to their roster this offseason, and with them, several changes to their rotations. Early in training camp, the Cavaliers decided to move starting center Tristan Thompson to the bench and slide Kevin Love to center. This week, the Cavs decided to..." October 13

  • LeBron James could miss season opener vs. Celtics with ankle injury

    USA Today "LeBron James won't play again this preseason, and there's a chance he'll miss Cleveland's hyped opener with Boston. James didn't practice Wednesday, a day after he made his exhibition debut after being slowed by a sprained left ankle sustained Sept. 27. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said the four-time..." October 12

  • LeBron James to miss final preseason game with sore left ankle

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James did not practice Wednesday and was ruled out of Friday's preseason finale against the Orlando Magic because of a sore left ankle, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue told reporters. Lue also said he was "not sure" if James would be ready to play in the Cavs' season..." October 11

  • Kevin Love: News of position shift was given by LeBron, not Ty Lue

    ABC News "Kevin Love said he learned he would be moving from starting power forward to starting center in the Cleveland Cavaliers' lineup during a casual conversation with LeBron James before Cavs coach Tyronn Lue formally introduced the change to him and the team. "I guess it wasn't really presented in..." October 11

  • LeBron James on New All-Star Game Format: 'We Had to Do Something'

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James offered his thoughts on the new All-Star Game format on Monday. "I don't see it as a bad idea. We had to do something," he said, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com. "The All-Star Game has been pretty bad the last couple years just from a competition..." October 09

  • LeBron James (left ankle) out against Indiana Pacers

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James (left ankle) will not play in the Cavaliers' second preseason game tonight against the Indiana Pacers, according to the team. James didn't play in the Cavs' preseason opener against the Hawks after suffering an ankle sprain Sept. 27. " October 06

  • LeBron James is no fan of the Kardashian ‘s–t show’

    New York Post "LeBron James isn’t as interested in keeping up with the Kardashians as teammate Tristan Thompson is. During a Cavaliers workout earlier this week, James, 32, posted a video on his Instagram story documenting the E! cameras apparently invading their gym. Cleveland’s favorite son lit up the clip..." October 05

  • NBA GMs Have Picked The Warriors To Repeat And LeBron To Win NBA MVP

    Uproxx "The annual preseason poll of NBA general managers is out, and LeBron James is the consensus pick to claim the league’s most valuable player award. James was the big winner in the polling, winning the top selection in seven categories overall. LeBron was picked as the league’s most best small..." October 04

  • Cavs owner got 'disgusting, racist' messages after LeBron called Trump a bum

    New York Daily News "People were so upset with LeBron James’ comments about President Trump that Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert personally heard about it. Gilbert revealed on Friday that scores of people called his phone and left ‘racist’ messages after James referred to Trump as “a bum” on Twitter. “I received..." September 30

  • Dwyane Wade: LeBron started recruiting me right after Jimmy Butler trade

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James could read the writing on the wall, same as everybody else in the league — the second the Bulls traded Jimmy Butler this summer they were committed to a rebuild, and Dwyane Wade was not going to be a part of that. Wade had opted into the $23 million he was owed for the season, but a..." September 29

  • X-Rays Negative On LeBron James' Rolled Ankle

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James suffered a rolled ankle at the Cleveland Cavaliers' practice on Wednesday evening. James underwent x-rays, which were negative. James sat out of practice on Thursday." September 28

  • Tyronn Lue says LeBron James ‘just seems happier’ now

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Tyronn Lue said Tuesday that LeBron James "just seems happier" at work now, and that was before his pal Dwyane Wade was confirmed to be joining the Cavaliers. James, 32, is entering his 15th season and fourth in his second stint with the Cavs. After seven straight Finals, James put himself in..." September 27

  • LeBron: Wade Joining Cavs Like Having ‘One of Your Best Friends in Your Classroom’

    SLAM Online "Dwyane Wade is officially on his way to Cleveland, and LeBron James couldn’t be more exited to reunite with his long-time friend. Before training camp on Wednesday, James compared the situation to finding out that “one of your best friends is in [your classroom]” on the first day of..." September 27

  • Magic Johnson on LeBron and Steph: ‘I am proud of them for standing for something’

    The Undefeated "Magic Johnson is not supposed to talk about players from other teams as the Los Angeles Lakers’ new president of basketball operations. Considering LeBron James’ and Stephen Curry’s response to President Donald Trump over the weekend, the Hall of Famer made an exception by offering respect to the..." September 27

  • Dan Gilbert Refuses To Condemn Trump’s Comments After LeBron Calls Trump A Bum

    Black Sports Online "Billionaire owner Dan Gilbert released a statement Monday afternoon saying, “his companies interests are in the policies at the federal level, and not the politics surrounding the elections.” Gilbert is supposed to attend an event Tuesday with Ivanka Trump celebrating $200 million in federal..." September 26

  • LeBron James remains interested in finishing career with Cavs

    ESPN "LeBron James said he remains interested in finishing his career in Cleveland but will not make any commitments or discuss his 2018 free agency during the season. James is in the final year of his contract, though he has a player option for the 2018-19 season. There has already been significant..." September 26

  • LeBron James says he'll reach out to Dwyane Wade about joining Cavaliers

    CBS Sports "When the Chicago Bulls traded Jimmy Butler earlier this summer and embraced a full rebuild, it was clear that Dwyane Wade's future was no longer in the Windy City. Now that he and the Bulls have reportedly reached a buyout agreement, his next destination has become one of the NBA's biggest..." September 25

  • LeBron James addresses host of topics at media day

    Fanrag Sports "While LeBron James has been a steady social media presence since the Cleveland Cavaliers‘ season ended, the NBA’s premiere talent had not spoken on a host of key issues that transpired this offseason. The Cavaliers have a new general manager, now have a possibility of adding Dwyane Wade and, yes,..." September 25

  • LeBron in video message: Americans need to come together as Trump ‘tries to divide us’

    USA Today "LeBron James followed up his tweet in which he called President Donald Trump a “bum” for withdrawing Warriors champ Steph Curry’s invitation to the White House (even though Curry already said he wasn’t going) with a video message that he shared through the Uninterrupted. James said that he..." September 23

  • LeBron Responds to Trump Uninviting Stephen Curry to White House

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James fired back at President Donald Trump on Saturday after Trump said Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors was no longer invited to the White House to commemorate his team's NBA title. LeBron took a shot at Trump and backed the Warriors guard in the..." September 23

  • LeBron James 'invested' in helping Cavs' Derrick Rose get next contract

    CBS Sports "When the Cleveland Cavaliers signed Derrick Rose to a one-year, $2.1M deal -- the veteran's minimum -- a few months back, it was seen not only as a surprise, but as a bit of a joke. Was he the piece that would help bring down the Warriors? But now, with training camp just days away, Rose is..." September 21

  • LeBron James on the 2003 Draft Class: ‘We Are Not the Best’

    SLAM Online "The 2003 Draft produced three future Hall of Famers in LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony. But LeBron doesn’t want fans to get overly dramatic about the Class of 2003 being better than 1984 or even 1996. In an interview with Hypebeast, LeBron gave his honest opinion on where the..." September 19

  • LeBron James' social media posts, Kyrie Irving barbs fuel perceived rift

    USA Today "On today’s episode of ‘As the (NBA) world turns’… Right about the time Kyrie Irving was dissecting his departure from Cleveland with ESPN’s “First Take” crew during a Monday visit in Bristol, Ct., Cavaliers pals LeBron James and Kevin Love were strolling the beautiful UCLA campus after their..." September 18

  • Could Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, Paul George form superteam with Lakers?

    Larry Brown Sports "The only way LeBron James is going to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers for a Western Conference team is if said Western Conference team would have an immediate shot at competing with the Golden State Warriors. As rumors continue to pile up, it sounds like the Los Angeles Lakers have an outside chance..." September 18

  • Kyrie Irving Didn't Tell LeBron James He Wanted To Leave Cleveland, Doesn't Care Now

    SI "Kyrie Irving does not care that he didn't tell LeBron James that he wanted out of Cleveland before talking to the Cavaliers front office about a potential trade, he told ESP's First Take on Monday morning. Irving, who was traded to the Boston Celtics last month, reportedly blindsided James when..." September 18

  • LeBron James considers his 2003 NBA Draft class great but not the best

    CBS Sports "The 2003 NBA Draft produced one of the most talented classes in league history. LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh all got selected at the top of the draft, along with very solid pros such as Kirk Hinrich, David West, and Kyle Korver further down the board. Some would..." September 17

  • LeBron James ‘unequivocally’ will leave Cavs for Lakers

    Sportsnaut "It’s been reported for months now that LeBron James will leave the Cleveland Cavaliers when free agency hits in 2018. The Los Angeles Lakers have been mentioned on many an occasion as the team King James is most likely to join. The latest trade that brought Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland reportedly..." September 16

  • Warriors rookie Jordan Bell on guarding LeBron as best he could: 'It didn’t matter'

    CBS Sports "Guarding LeBron James is one of the tougher -- if not toughest -- tasks in the NBA. Even the most dominant of defenders in the league have faltered when given the difficult assignment of guarding No. 23. Warriors rookie forward Jordan Bell says he learned this valuable lesson the hard way last..." September 14

  • LeBron James Says ‘It Just Feels Different’ When He’s On The Court With Dwyane Wade

    Uproxx "LeBron James and Dwyane Wade aren’t teammates anymore, but there’s a lot of talk that they’d like to be again someday. James famously joined Wade in Miami to make four straight NBA Finals, winning two of them. The two are close friends, but when James has moved on to Cleveland and Wade left..." September 12

  • LeBron James would love to team up with Russell Westbrook

    Larry Brown Sports "Los Angeles keeps coming up as a potential destination for LeBron James if he decides to leave Cleveland next summer, but that would likely only happen if at least one other star came to the Lakers with him. Paul George is the most obvious candidate, but what about Russell Westbrook? Westbrook..." September 05

  • LaVar Ball makes bold prediction: 'LeBron is coming to L.A.' to join Lonzo, Lakers

    CBS Sports "For all of his bombastic rhetoric and swagger, you have to give LaVar Ball credit when it's due. Before the NBA Draft lottery even took place, he predicted that the Lakers would get the No. 2 pick and would use it to select his son, Lonzo. That's exactly what happened, and LaVar was the first..." September 03

  • Did Lakers sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to appeal to LeBron?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers possibly had something of an ulterior motive for bringing in Kentavious Caldwell-Pope this summer. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported on Friday that the Lakers may have been motivated to sign Caldwell-Pope since he shares an agent with LeBron James. More from..." September 02

  • Kyrie finally addressed his relationship with LeBron

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kyrie Irving called playing for three years with LeBron James on the Cavs "awesome," and told Boston reporters Friday that "I'd be telling you guys a lie if I didn't tell you how much I learned from that guy. "The perfection of the craft comes in a variety of forms, and you watch and you ask a..." September 01

  • Cavs Operating Under Assumption LeBron Will Leave In 2018

    Real GM Basketball "Dan Gilbert is operating under the assumption LeBron James will leave the Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer of 2018, according to multiple sources. The Cavaliers sought out a future asset in their trade of Kyrie Irving along with two win-now players in Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder. According..." August 31

  • LeBron Supposedly ‘Cooled’ On The Kyrie Trade After Learning Of Isaiah Thomas’ Injury

    Uproxx "The Cavaliers and Celtics finally got the Kyrie Irving trade finalized late Wednesday night, with Boston tossing in a 2020 second round pick (via Miami) along with the additional trade package that sent Cleveland Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, and Brooklyn’s 2018 unprotected first round..." August 31

  • Chris Broussard weighs in on LeBron James' future, names dark-horse free agency suitor

    Hoops Hype "In the latest episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, FS1’s NBA reporter Chris Broussard discussed the biggest stories of the NBA offseason as well as his journalism career. At one point during the episode, Broussard discussed LeBron James’ future and whether he’ll remain with the Cleveland..." August 30

  • NBA execs think LeBron James is out in Cleveland, heading for Lakers

    Sporting News "Several NBA executives and scouts believe LeBron James is out in Cleveland and headed for the Los Angeles Lakers, especially now that the Cavaliers have traded Kyrie Irving. According to Bleacher Report, there are three reasons executives believe this to be true. One is that James wants to win..." August 25

  • LeBron on 'fan' burning Isaiah Thomas jersey: 'What do u not understand?'

    USA Today "The decision by one fan to burn Isaiah Thomas’ jersey after the guard’s team traded him to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving, we can all agree, was ridiculous. On Thursday, LeBron James took to Twitter to take express his outrage toward that fan and point out the hypocrisy of fans who..." August 24

  • LeBron James may stay in Cleveland after all

    Sporting News "Oct. 17 will be one of those nights in Cleveland. The Celtics will be in town. Kyrie Irving will make his debut for Boston at Quicken Loans Arena. It will mark the beginning of a year full of speculation whether LeBron James will exit Cleveland for the second time. It's also a reason to..." August 24

  • Isaiah Thomas Probably Regrets This Old Tweet About LeBron, But Twitter Thinks It’s Hilarious

    Total Pro Sports "Back in 2010, when Isaiah Thomas was still just the starting point guard for the Washington Huskies, he fired off a hot take about LeBron James on Twitter that, as of right now, he probably regrets. The tweet, which compared King James unfavorably to Kobe Bryant, came on May 13, 2010. For those..." August 23

  • LeBron James on Kyrie Irving: “Nothing but respect”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kyrie Irving is now a member of the Boston Celtics. Tuesday’s trade sent Isaiah Thomas to Ohio to join forces with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, while Irving gets to head east to Boston. On paper, many believe Cleveland appears to have received the better side of the deal. I’m not..." August 23

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