LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron James Tells Cavs to Get J.R. Smith Deal ‘Done’

    SLAM Online "The Cleveland Cavaliers secured LeBron James’ return with a three-year, $100-million contract. Now, King James wants them to re-sign his free agent teammate and friend J.R. Smith." September 30

  • How many years does LeBron James have left as the NBA's top player?

    Fox Sports "After a year of watching people like me question whether his throne had been usurped, LeBron James used the 2016 NBA playoffs to reestablish his dominance as the game's best player. That raises an interesting question, though. How many more years can the 31-year-old superstar keep up this level..." September 29

  • With plenty of trash-talking, Joakim Noah joins Carmelo, Rose in Knicks' common goal to take down LeBron

    New York Daily News "Joakim Noah has directed just about every profanity in the book at LeBron James, but in the end all those names, as well as the Chicago Bulls teams Noah anchored, would never hurt LeBron. The same goes for Noah’s more famous teammates, Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, who have also matched up..." September 29

  • Lue intent on limiting stubborn LeBron's minutes

    ESPN "The challenge for Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue in his first full season at the helm isn't just how to direct LeBron James when he's on the court but also figuring out a way to keep the 14-year veteran off it. As Cavs training camp opens this week, Lue said maintaining James, 31, for the..." September 28

  • Knicks' Noah: 'We gotta beat' LeBron in playoffs

    sny.tv "Joakim Noah isn't afraid to mix it up with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers -- and Carmelo Anthony thinks that's exactly what the Knicks will need to compete with the NBA champions. Coincidentally enough, the Knicks will open the regular season in Cleveland on Oct. 25 when the Cavs will..." September 28

  • LeBron weighs in on Heat likely cutting ties with Chris Bosh

    Fox Sports "It's been more than two years since LeBron James was a member of the Miami Heat, ending his four-year run with the team not on the best of terms in the summer of 2014. Since then, James has seen his good friend and Heat franchise player Dwyane Wade leave Miami this summer for the Bulls after..." September 28

  • LeBron James' 'personal goal' is to surpass Michael Jordan as the NBA's greatest

    Fox Sports "Through 13 NBA seasons, 12 All-Star Games, seven NBA Finals appearances, four league MVP awards, three championships and one scoring title, LeBron James has batted away comparisons to Michael Jordan and their comparative standing in league history. As he begins season No. 14 three championships..." September 27

  • LeBron James Says The Unsigned J.R. Smith Is ‘The Most Liked Guy On The Team’

    Dime Magazine "Last week, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers hosted a mini-camp in California. James spent time filming part of their workout, showing clips of everyone in the gym with one notable exception: JR Smith. Smith opted out of his contract back in July and the free agent still hasn’t come to..." September 26

  • LeBron James will stand during anthem, respects Colin Kaepernick's protest

    CBS Sports "Media day is the first chance reporters have to ask NBA players and coaches about the things going on in today's pro sports climate. One of those things currently is standing or protesting during the playing of the national anthem before sporting events. The NFL has been going through certain..." September 26

  • Show produced by LeBron James gets script commitment from NBC

    Larry Brown Sports "A new show that lists LeBron James as one of its executive producers is in the early stages of coming together as a series on NBC. Nellie Andreeva of Deadline is reporting that NBC has given a script commitment with penalty to “There Goes the Neighborhood,” a comedy being produced in part by..." September 22

  • LeBron James, Mark Wahlberg working on movie together

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Actor Mark Wahlberg shed some light on that Instagram photo LeBron James posted of the two of them earlier this month. "He and I are talking about doing a movie together," Wahlberg told Jimmy Fallon during an appearance on "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday. "It's actually a great idea,"..." September 21

  • Rare LeBron James rookie card expected to fetch up to $200,000 at auction

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The world's rarest and most valuable LeBron James basketball trading card according to some collectors is currently up for auction. And with fewer than two weeks remaining, bids are expected to reach $200,000. Sports memorabilia expert Ken Goldin says a collector pulled the one-of-a-kind card..." September 20

  • LeBron James' Company Sells a Scripted Sports Medicine Drama to NBC

    Complex "LeBron James' company SpringHill Entertainment has sold a scripted sports medicine show to NBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show doesn't have a title yet, but it does have a general plot description. It's going to be about a doctor who specializes in treating the biggest stars in..." September 09

  • LeBron James, Chris Paul served in Billy Hunter lawsuit

    ESPN "LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers teammate James Jones and Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul have been served with notices of deposition in former NBA players' union executive director Billy Hunter's wrongful termination lawsuit against the National Basketball Players Association, sources said..." September 09

  • LeBron James, Nike cancel on Philippines as first leg of Asian tour

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The first leg of LeBron James' annual Asian tour for Nike was canceled Wednesday, as the athletic shoe and apparel giant cited "logistical challenges" in Manila, Philippines. James was to make his third trip to the Asian country on Thursday and Friday as part of Nike's "Battle the Doubt..." September 08

  • LeBron works out with Mark Wahlberg

    CBS Sports "LeBron James worked out with Mark Wahlberg. How do we know this? Because the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar Instagrammed a photo of the two of them at the gym, of course. " September 04

  • LeBron James cuts ties with Nike-affiliated AAU summer basketball program

    CBS Sports "It's not often we post about LeBron James in the world of college basketball, but here's a little nugget, as reported on Wednesday by CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein. The King James program has been a prominent part of Nike's greater youth basketball scene over the past five years. At the Peach Jam..." September 01

  • LeBron and Dwyane Wade Practiced Together, Still Have Enviable Abs

    The Big Lead "Last season, there was some drama in the media — which we were not exempt from — when LeBron James jetted down to Miami in the middle of the season and worked out with his former teammate, Dwyane Wade. They both made it explicitly clear that they don’t care about any criticism they receive for..." September 01

  • LeBron James reportedly gets own house at Warner Bros. Studios

    Sportsnaut "It’s good to be king. LeBron James, as part of his recent partnership with Warner Bros., is now the proud new owner of a bungalow at the movie studio. TMZ broke this bit of entertainment news early Monday morning in an exclusive story. Warner Bros. is all-in on James’ new company, SpringHill..." August 29

  • LeBron James hopes new CNBC reality show will be a slam-dunk for Cleveland

    USA Today "LeBron James' dream came true in June when he delivered a championship title to the city of Cleveland. Now he's helping to pay it forward with a new reality show. Executive produced by James and business partner Maverick Carter, Cleveland Hustles (Wednesday, 10 p.m. ET, CNBC) matches four..." August 25

  • Dwight Howard -- I'd Beat LeBron In MMA Fight

    TMZ "NBA star Dwight Howard is a huge UFC fan -- so when we got him leaving UFC 202, we had to ask ... who would win if you stepped into the Octagon with LeBron James?? Howard ain't no bitch -- and says he'd put his money on himself. Look, he was just joking around ... but let's check out the..." August 22

  • LeBron Surprises Wife With Ferrari at Surprise Birthday Party

    Black Sports Online "It is good to be the Queen to the King. I hear a lot of things about a lot of NBA wives, but I have only heard great things about Savannah James." August 22

  • LeBron: I'm chasing Jordan's greatness, not his 6 rings

    Total Pro Sports "Few weeks ago, Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James was asked by one of his campers what motivates him now that he’s brought the Larry O’Brien trophy to Cleveland for the 1st time ever, and the 4-time MVP brought up Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. “My motivation,” James says, “is..." August 22

  • LeBron expresses desire to play for Popovich at Tokyo 2020

    USA Today "LeBron James told USA TODAY Sports it would be a career treat to play for Mike Krzyzewski and Gregg Popovich on the U.S. Olympic team. In an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, James left the door open for a return to the U.S. basketball team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and in a subsequent..." August 20

  • LeBron: Durant joining Warriors is 'great for our league'

    The Score "The King sees nothing wrong with Kevin Durant's decision to join a 73-win team. In fact, LeBron James applauded Durant's move to join the Golden State Warriors in a recent interview with Business Insider. "I think it's all great for our league," James said. "Our league is very competitive...." August 20

  • LeBron James believes he knows who the NBA's next big star is

    Fox Sports "After years of spending previous off-seasons playing for Team USA and starring in hit movies (how did ‘Trainwreck’ not win an Oscar?), it’s been a relatively quiet summer for LeBron James. Outside of discussing the ‘ghosts’ of Chicago, and attending the occasional Drake concert, King James has..." August 18

  • LeBron Believes Michael Jordan May Get Too Much Credit For The Bulls’ Championships

    Uproxx "LeBron James will forever be compared to Michael Jordan. Of all the people who were hyped to be the heir apparent to Jordan, LeBron is the most deserving of that designation. Their successes, on a team and individual level, will always be compared in the argument over who is better player, and who..." August 18

  • Report: LeBron has no-trade clause in new contract with Cavaliers

    The Score "The odds of the Cleveland Cavaliers ever trading four-time league Most Valuable Player LeBron James are basically slim to none, especially after he brought the team back from oblivion to defeat the Golden State Warriors and capture the franchise's first NBA championship last season. However, on..." August 17

  • LeBron James: 'My dream is to actually own a team'

    ESPN "LeBron James already locked up his immediate future this offseason, signing a three-year, $100 million extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers. On Wednesday, he provided a glimpse of what his post-playing plans could look like. "I feel like my brain, as far as the game of basketball, is unique,"..." August 17

  • LeBron James Comments on Possibly Playing in 2020 Olympics

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James admitted Wednesday he's missed playing with Team USA at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, but he didn't fully commit to a return in 2020. Rachel Nichols of ESPN spoke with the three-time NBA champion about a range of topics for an interview..." August 17

  • LeBron James to join Trevor Noah on Daily Show tonight

    Cavs Nation "LeBron James finished Zero Dark Thirty as a returning NBA champion, and now he’s the celebrity and story every host and media needs. In the midst of an aggressive media tour, James has made stops on radio and instagram, but his next stop is television. " August 17

  • LeBron James given third-best odds to win 2016-17 NBA MVP

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "One more MVP award will give LeBron James five, elevating him into rare company with Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players to reach that total. A fifth award will also push him past NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain. But the odds of James reaching that number aren't..." August 16

  • LeBron James' new Cavs contract reportedly includes a very rare clause

    Fox Sports "What are the odds that the Cleveland Cavaliers would ever try to trade LeBron James? Short of LeBron being abducted by aliens and replaced by a reasonable facsimile, there's basically no chance that the Cavs wound want to part ways with the most important player in franchise history. And it..." August 16

  • Melo would've 'gone off' on critics if LeBron didn't tell him to chill

    The Score "Carmelo Anthony caught some heat for saying winning three Olympic gold medals - and no NBA championships - is enough to render his career "great." It seems Anthony didn't take the criticism too well, but luckily for him, he has a level-headed friend in LeBron James." August 15

  • LeBron James' 3-Year Deal Worth More Than Michael Jordan's Entire Career Earnings

    The Big Lead "LeBron James re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, inking a three-year, $100,000,000 contact. LeBron is due to make over $33 million in 2017-2018, the second year of his deal, which will make him the highest-paid player in a single season in NBA history. The previous highest salary..." August 12

  • LeBron makes it official, signs three-year, $100 million deal to stay with Cavaliers

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James said he was staying in Cleveland after the Cavaliers won the franchise’s first NBA title. The only question was for how many years and on what kind of contract, there were a lot of options. We have the answer — LeBron is about to be the highest paid player in the NBA. Brian..." August 11

  • LeBron could become world's best at handball in 6 months, coach says

    The Score "One of the joys of the Olympics is briefly becoming a huge fan of a sport you encounter only every four years. Handball is the perfect example. It's an action-packed spectacle that requires athletes to juke like NFL players, leap like NBA stars, and chuck the ball at the net like an MLB pitcher..." August 10

  • LeBron James Spent His Weekend Hanging Out on a Yacht in Italy and Posting Hilarious Instagram Stories

    Complex "Remember when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Paul spent a few days hanging out on a yacht somewhere off the coast of Spain earlier this summer while Snapchatting their adventures? It was amazing and featured the three singing, dancing, and doing a bunch of other things that you’d expect rich..." August 08

  • Curry, LeBron favorites to win 2016-17 NBA MVP

    The Score "Four of the last five NBA Most Valuable Player awards have gone to either LeBron James or Stephen Curry, and Las Vegas oddsmakers don't see that trend changing for the 2016-17 regular season. The King and The Chef are the two heavy favorites to take home the Maurice Podoloff Trophy at the end..." August 04

  • B.J. Armstrong advises LeBron to 'get rid of all the comparisons'

    ESPN "B.J. Armstrong played six seasons and won three championships with Michael Jordan, which gives him an up-close, personal and unique perspective on the psyche of the player widely regarded as the greatest of all time. Armstrong, 48, does not believe it impossible for a current player to surpass..." August 03

  • LeBron James chases the ghost from Chicago and basketball immortality

    SI "Five weeks after the parade, LeBron James watches the final minutes of the last game for the first time. He sits in a black swivel chair, on a basketball court inside an airport hangar, as 81 of America’s best amateur players study him from metal bleachers. They have come to Los Angeles for the..." August 02

  • LeBron Was Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get Kobe Money From The Heat

    Uproxx "On November 26, 2013, Kobe Bryant signed a contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers. The two-year deal would pay him $48.5 million over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, presumably the ultimate twilight of his Hall-of-Fame career. That Bryant’s on-court impact wouldn’t live up to such an..." August 02

  • LeBron gets an insane amount of toppings on his pizza

    The Score "LeBron James doesn't skimp on pizza toppings. The King shared a summary Thursday of the pie he ordered from Blaze Pizza - the chain in which he's an investor - and it included a whopping 16 toppings. He added two different kinds of cheese (mozzarella and parmesan) and meat (grilled chicken and..." July 29

  • Draymond Green: ‘Me and LeBron are friends’

    Sportsnaut "As Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green prepares to help Team USA to gold this summer in Rio, the enigmatic big man took time out of his busy schedule to discuss some recent on-court incidents. Unless you were hiding under a rock back in June, you know very well that Green’s antics..." July 29

  • How LeBron Helped Convince Justin Bieber to Turn Down $5 Million Offer to Perform at RNC

    Black Sports Online "Da Biebs is Canadian so as you can imagine America politics really isn’t at the forefront of his mind, so when a $5 million offer came in to perform in Cleveland during the RNC he seriously considered the offer. In the end, LeBron James helped him decide to turn it down according to TMZ." July 29

  • Why LeBron James still hasn't re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers

    Fox Sports "We're almost a month into NBA free agency, and all the big names signed their deals long ago -- except for the biggest of them all. LeBron James remains a free agent, much to the confusion of the basketball-watching population. And it's easy to see why fans would be perplexed. On the surface,..." July 25

  • LeBron James tells Cavs he will re-sign with them

    ESPN "LeBron James has informed the Cleveland Cavaliers he will re-sign with the reigning NBA champions this summer but still has no timetable for negotiating or signing a deal, sources told ESPN. James is one of several members of the Cavs from last season's championship team who remain unsigned,..." July 19

  • LeBron's delay to re-sign unrelated to J.R. Smith contract status

    The Score "The fact that LeBron James has yet to re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers is not related to J.R. Smith's outstanding contract status, according to Cleveland.com's Chris Haynes. With NBA news slowing down in mid-July, the only superstar yet to put pen to paper is James - though it's quite..." July 16

  • LeBron's new contract is taking long because his decision is difficult

    Sporting News "While there is zero doubt where LeBron James will be playing next season, there is a reason he has taken so long to re-sign with the Cavaliers. The NBA Finals MVP returned to Cleveland two years ago, which means the Cavaliers have his Early Bird rights. With Early Bird, a franchise can give a..." July 15

  • LeBron offers to be walk-on player for Liverpool on U.S. tour

    The Score "Liverpool will be crossing the Atlantic this month for matches against Chelsea and AC Milan in California, which has LeBron James pretty excited. James gave Reds manager Jurgen Klopp a shout-out on Facebook and let him know that he's available if the club needs some help." July 13