LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sources Describe LeBron James To Lakers As Long Shot

    Real GM Basketball "While speculation connecting LeBron James to the Los Angeles Lakers has been rampant, sources describe it as a long shot as of now. The Lakers are widely expected to have enough cap space to sign two players to max contract deals provided they unload Luol Deng's contract. James has been a..." December 14

  • Rumor: LeBron, Chris Paul’s desire to play together ‘overstated assumption’

    Cavs Nation "Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James can become a free agent at the end of this season, it’s true. NBA experts and analysts have been trying to decipher where the three-time champion might go — if anywhere at all. One team that has recently been in the discussion is the Houston..." December 14

  • Do Rockets have shot at LeBron in free agency? It's not outlandish

    USA Today "Maverick Carter made his way around the Staples Center floor last Sunday, saying hello to friends and associates alike before finding his courtside seat for the Sunday affair between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers. When you’re the 36-year-old business manager of LeBron James, a..." December 10

  • Rumor: LeBron and Noel plot teaming up, maybe with Lakers

    Pro Basketball Talk "Nerlens Noel looks unhappy in Dallas. He rejected a contract from the Mavericks last summer that would have paid $17.5 annually to take his qualifying offer, and nearly every player who has accepted his qualifying offer has changed teams at first opportunity. Noel was out of the rotation,..." December 08

  • LeBron drops $23M on 2nd home in L.A.

    Los Angeles Times "LeBron James has made a play for another high-end home in Brentwood. A limited liability company linked to the NBA superstar has paid $23 million for a newly built spec mansion in the Westside community, property records show. The corporate entity is the same that was used by James two years..." December 07

  • LeBron on single-handedly taking over games: 'It's just experience'

    ESPN "LeBron James scored the final 13 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night, carrying his team to its 11th victory in a row, a 116-111 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. James made play after play for his team down the stretch, calmly finishing off a 34-point, 12-assist performance that..." December 03

  • Frye: 'Pretty scary' that LeBron's only 80 percent engaged

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Shortly after LeBron James scored the final 13 points in the fourth quarter Saturday night, holding off the feisty Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers backup center Channing Frye said his teammate isn't even in peak form. "Well everyone was talking like, 'Hey, this is not Playoff LeBron.'..." December 03

  • LeBron James in 3-point contest? ‘Not when I can spend a Saturday night at home with my family’

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James is making 42.5% of his 3-pointers – by far the best percentage of his career – while attempting a healthy 4.8 per game this season. Could he participate in the 3-point contest at All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles? LeBron, via Jason Lloyd of The Athletic: “Not when I can spend a..." December 01

  • LeBron James To Ben Simmons: You Can Be Better Than Me

    SLAM Online "While Ben Simmons was still in high school, LeBron James gave the Sixers rookie some words of encouragement that stuck with him until this day. LeBron told a 17-year-old Simmons, “You have an opportunity to be better than me.” " November 30

  • Frustrated by lack of foul calls, LeBron says refs 'trying to turn me into a jump shooter'

    CBS Sports "At this point in his career, there aren't too many things LeBron James hasn't done. But on Tuesday night, during the Cleveland Cavaliers' 108-97 victory over the Miami Heat, he managed to accomplish a new first: getting ejected. Late in the third quarter, he took the ball to the basket in..." November 29

  • LeBron should consider the 76ers if he becomes a free agent

    USA Today "J.J. Redick is a smart man. He went to Duke, an excellent academic institution. So when asked about any Ben Simmons-LeBron James comparisons, Redick slipped in this subtle recruiting pitch. “LeBron, I think, is the greatest player to ever play," he said. The statement was made for interested..." November 29

  • Referee Kane Fitzgerald explains why he ejected LeBron James

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James had played over 1,000 career regular season games and never once was ejected. Until Tuesday. James was tossed in the third quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 108-97 win over the Miami Heat, marking his first career ejection. After the game, referee Kane Fitzgerald explained why..." November 29

  • LeBron James' frustration boils over, leads to first ejection of NBA career

    ESPN "Cavaliers star LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his 15-year career during Tuesday night's 108-97 win over the Miami Heat. James, playing in his 1,082nd career game, was tossed with 1:59 remaining in the third quarter and the Cavs leading 93-70. After getting a steal, James..." November 29

  • Knicks’ Enes Kanter pokes fun at LeBron James’ first career ejection

    Cavs Nation "A few weeks ago, Cleveland Cavs star LeBron James and New York Knicks center Enes Kanter began a little feud when James made comments saying Mavs’ rookie KDennis Smith Jr. should’ve been a Knick. Clearly a shot at Phil Jackson for his bad drafting choice, Kanter responded to James’ comments after..." November 29

  • LeBron James, Cavaliers show upstart 76ers how much they still have to learn

    USA Today "The Philadelphia 76ers faced a test Monday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The upstart Sixers had another game in which to measure progress. How do they stack up against LeBron James and the Cavaliers, who have represented the East in the NBA Finals the past three seasons? It was also..." November 28

  • LeBron James, Dwyane Wade not happy about David Fizdale firing

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are bothered by the news of David Fizdale’s firing by the Memphis Grizzlies. Shortly after news broke that Fizdale was being fired and replaced by assistant J.B. Bickerstaff, James sent the following tweet Wade added this: Fizdale was an assistant on Erik..." November 27

  • Breakup with Kyrie Irving has unlocked the best of LeBron James

    ESPN "The first six weeks of the NBA season have been a celebration of Kyrie Irving, who has stepped to center stage with the Boston Celtics and led them to a breathtaking 18-3 record, including a handful of remarkable fourth-quarter comebacks. Fully on display now that he's away from LeBron James,..." November 27

  • How LeBron James is Costing Donald Trump Money

    The Sports Post "If President Donald Trump is looking for someone other than himself to blame for the struggling Trump SoHo Hotel, he can point his finger at LeBron James. Earlier this week, it was announced that the hotel had reached a deal to remove the name. “The building, which includes condominium..." November 26

  • LeBron James: Want Derrick Rose to be happy, whatever he decides

    ESPN "If Derrick Rose's absence from the Cleveland Cavaliers ends with him hanging it up rather than returning to the team, LeBron James says he only hopes that Rose finds peace in his decision. "We want, whatever he decides to do, we want the best for him," James said following the Cavs' 100-99 win..." November 25

  • LeBron helped design new black Cavs uniforms; to debut vs. Hornets

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers won their first and only NBA championship two seasons ago wearing black T-shirts. The sleeves on jerseys are gone from the league, but Cleveland is introducing its new, Nike-made black tank-top jersey tonight as part of Black Friday against the Charlotte Hornets. LeBron James..." November 24

  • LeBron James says consistency on defense has been key to Cavs' winning streak

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James said the Cavaliers are better defensively because they have "a game plan that's been consistent over the last few games and we stuck to it." "We haven't done much changing, we've stuck to our game plan and tried to execute that as close to 48 minutes as possible," James said..." November 22

  • 'Arthur' producer wants LeBron to guest star on show

    247 Sports "Even though there may have been a hidden meaning to why LeBron James posted the "Arthur Fist" meme to his Instagram, the Cavaliers superstar said he did it because he just really enjoys the children's show. And since James is such a big fan of Arthur, the show's producer would love for him to..." November 22

  • Jay-Z calls out LeBron James' 'King of New York' comments

    SNY TV "Superstar rapper JAY-Z chimed in with his own take on LeBron James' "King of New York" comments while performing a concert in Cleveland. The New York native is friends with James, and has been for years. But that doesn't mean he was going to sit aside and look at James standing over the Knicks..." November 22

  • LeBron James says Cavaliers have the depth to 'bandage' missing four rotation players

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers will use their seventh different starting lineup tonight when they play the Detroit Pistons. Jose Calderon is making his second start at point guard because Iman Shumpert is hurt. The last time Calderon started -- Oct. 21 -- Dwyane Wade was the team's shooting guard and J.R. Smith..." November 22

  • LeBron James to Voice Gwangi in 2018 Animated Movie 'Smallfoot'

    Bleacher Report "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James announced on Twitter on Tuesday he will voice the character of Gwangi in the animated film Smallfoot, set for release in September 2018 According to the film's IMDB page, the Warner Bros. production will also feature voice roles from Zendaya, Channing..." November 21

  • Tyronn Lue doesn't want to hear about LeBron's minutes

    ESPN "Following the Cleveland Cavaliers' most complete win of the season, a 116-88 rout of a Detroit Pistons team that came into Monday night with the second-best record in the Eastern Conference, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue wanted no part of the implications of LeBron James playing a season-low 27 minutes in..." November 21

  • LeBron admits he has employed tactic Reggie Jackson used on Jimmy Butler

    Cavs Nation "On Sunday, the Detroit Pistons traveled to Minnesota for a match-up against the Timberwolves inside the Target Center. With 6.2 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter and his team trailing by two points, Timberwolves swingman Jimmy Butler stepped to the free-throw line for a chance at tying the..." November 20

  • LeBron James says Draymond Green is 'right on' about playing fewer minutes

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Warriors' Draymond Green isn't a Cavaliers fan, but if he were, he said what would worry him most about this team is LeBron James' minutes. James said he agrees with Green. James played 37 minutes and scored 31 points in the Cavs' 115-107 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, but..." November 16

  • LeBron James: Cavs Benefitting from Extra Rest

    SLAM Online "LeBron James and his “old” Cavs teammates have benefited from an adjustment to their travel itinerary, according to the 32-year-old superstar. Cleveland concluded its four-game road trip Wednesday night with a 115-107 win against the Hornets, and slept in Charlotte instead of flying out..." November 16

  • Cavs, LBJ Attempted To Add Jonathon Simmons In Free Agency

    Hoops Rumors "Jonathon Simmons believes he can be an elite player in the league and that mindset forced him to say no to LeBron James when the 4-time MVP attempted to bring him to Cleveland. “I even talked to LeBron James over the phone, and he was like, ‘We want you in Cleveland.’ And I said, ‘No, I want to..." November 15

  • LeBron James crowns himself ‘King of New York’

    Cavs Nation "In lieu of his performance in Cleveland’s 104-101 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night inside the famed Madison Square Garden, Cavs superstar LeBron James took to Instagram to declare himself “the King of New York.” James and the Cavs, now 3rd in the Central Division standings with a..." November 14

  • Enes Kanter fires back at LeBron over scuffle

    USA Today "A moment was coming and the entire sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden knew it. But few would have thought the moment was going to be this one. LeBron James, after a weekend of tweaking the Knicks with his words, had fired himself up for this game against the Knicks. But when he stood in..." November 14

  • LeBron's talk about Frank Ntilikina leads to on-court spat with Enes Kanter

    ESPN "The message embroidered on the front of LeBron James' baseball cap he wore after the Cleveland Cavaliers' 104-101 comeback victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night summed up the game -- and his talk -- perfectly. "All good," the cap read in uppercase letters, followed by another line of..." November 14

  • Frank Ntilikina shrugs off LeBron James’ comments

    sny.tv "Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina is involved in his first NBA controversy and while his teammates vehemently defended him, Ntilikina is taking the high road. The Knicks rookie point guard never mentioned LeBron James by name on Sunday after hearing James had ripped him indirectly the night..." November 13

  • LeBron Says He'd 'Obviously' Be Interested in Potentially Buying Cavaliers

    Bleacher Report "The Cleveland Cavaliers aren't for sale. But if Dan Gilbert ever makes the franchise available to the highest bidder, LeBron James could be interested in buying the team that drafted him first overall in 2003. "To be an owner of any team would be crazy," James told The Athletic’s Jason..." November 10

  • LeBron James: Cavs can't expect Isaiah Thomas to fix all problems

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers' slow start has been linked to such things as a shortened training camp, roster turnover, roster age, a defensive efficiency rating that is last in the league and a string of injuries. So maybe it shouldn't be surprising that LeBron James isn't counting on Isaiah Thomas to..." November 09

  • Will Ferrell wants LeBron James to run for president

    Sporting News " LeBron James for president? Will Ferrell wants to see it happen. During an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Wednesday, the comedian said he ran into James at an Equinox gym in Boston. Ferrell said he approached James to introduce himself and also asked him to run for president." November 09

  • LeBron Tries To Claim Arthur Meme Wasn’t About IG Model DMs, Cavs, or Kyrie

    Black Sports Online "After his teammates got grilled and Draymond Green trolled him on Instagram about his Arthur fist post, LeBron James is attempting to clarify the meaning of his post. Last night after the Celtics, led by former Cavs teammate Kyrie Irving, beat the Hawks, King James posted the famous Arthur..." November 07

  • LeBron James excused from Cavaliers shootaround for 'personal issue,' will play against Milwaukee

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James was excused from the Cavaliers' morning shootaround Tuesday to attend to a "personal issue," a team spokesman said, but will play against the Milwaukee Bucks. The same team spokesman said guard Iman Shumpert is "probable" to return from a right knee injury that has kept him out for..." November 07

  • LeBron James posts meme on Instagram that might be a message ... or not

    CBS Sports "LeBron James apparently sends messages to his team, or teammates, on social media sometimes. He has never actually admitted to using his social media in that format, but the random messages have to be to someone, right? That's what the internet believes and in the world of LeBron, that's what..." November 07

  • LeBron James, Cavs can't simply ignore major defensive issues until playoff time

    Sporting News "Let's not pull any punches here. The Cavs' defense right now is garbage — except, much like an opposing 3-pointer shooter, it's garbage the Cavs keep staring at and refusing to address. The Cavs still have plenty of time to fix this before the playoffs, but Cleveland currently ranks dead last..." November 06

  • LeBron James Proves he’s Still the King

    The Sports Post "If you come at the king, you best not miss. The Washington Wizards would learn that the hard way Friday night. Ahead of Friday night’s matchup against the struggling Cavs, both John Wall and Bradley Beal were confident. Not only that, but they both firmly believed their Wizards were the best in..." November 04

  • IG Model Heidi Hoback Tries to Expose LeBron in The DMs

    Black Sports Online "Totally off topic, but I really hope this woman really isn’t named Heidi Hoback. With that being said Heidi thought it would be a good idea to expose some DMs from LeBron. If they are real they seem pretty harmless, not like he is saying he trying to give her the pipe or anything. LeBron..." November 04

  • LeBron becomes 7th NBA player to reach 29,000 points

    NBA.com "LeBron James continues to churn out milestones in an already historic career. The Cleveland Cavaliers star passed the 29,000 career points mark on Friday night at Washington, becoming just the seventh player in NBA history to do so. At 32 years old, he is the youngest player in league history..." November 04

  • Maverick Carter on LeBron James' future: 'What matters most is if he wins'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James' business partner Maverick Carter said James -- in the final year of his deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers -- won't start thinking about his next career step until about a week after the NBA season comes to an end. And when that time comes, location won't play much of a..." November 02

  • Lance Stephenson draws flagrant foul for slapping LeBron James in the groin

    CBS Sports "LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers got hit with another gut-punch on Wednesday, dropping their fourth straight game to a team that might not even make the playoffs. But during the game LeBron took a punch of another part of his body ... and it definitely wasn't the gut. With LeBron..." November 02

  • LeBron says this year's training camp was his worst

    ESPN "Back on Cleveland Cavaliers media day in late September, LeBron James came into the new season with a fresh mind and body. "This is one of the best offseasons I've had in my career," James said. "And I'm extremely excited." After spraining his left ankle, however, and only playing in one of..." November 01

  • Tyronn Lue: Cavaliers look slow and intimidated to play with LeBron James

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Two new explanations/excuses were introduced into the discussion Sunday as to why the Cavaliers can't seem to either guard anyone or get out of their own way. Following the Cavs' 114-95 loss to the New York Knicks, their third straight and fourth in five games, coach Tyronn Lue said " teams..." October 31

  • LeBron: 'We're fine. It's a long season'

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers were beaten 123-101 by the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night, marking their third loss in four games, but the early skid is not too concerning for LeBron James. "I'm fine," James said after finishing with 18 points, eight assists and five rebounds while filling in..." October 29

  • LeBron James Wished Lonzo Ball Happy Birthday, and OMG, He's Signing With the Lakers, Isn’t He?

    Complex "Does LeBron James want everyone to think he’s signing with the Lakers next summer? There are already plenty of people who think he’s going to head west when he becomes a free agent in July 2018, including some NBA fans who are convinced that he’s going to take his talents to Los Angeles and sign..." October 28