LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron James starting to slow down?

    ESPN.com "In the fourth quarter of a playoff game against the Boston Celtics in 2008, LeBron James came off a screen and rumbled to the basket and challenged Kevin Garnett at the rim. Garnett shoved him in the midsection as he went airborne, knocking James back slightly, but he reacted by just reaching..." December 13

  • 7,500 pairs of LeBron Nikes stolen

    ESPN.com "He just did it. A Memphis man has been charged with theft of property after driving away with a truck full of 7,500 pairs of the newest LeBron 12 Nike shoes with a retail value of approximately $1.5 million. In early November, police say Charles Jennings, an employee of cargo transportation..." December 12

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Cavs coach David Blatt announces that LeBron James will NOT play tonight against Thunder here in OKC

  • LeBron James a "game-time" decision for tonight against Thunder with sore left knee

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James did not participate in shootaround and is a game-time decision for tonight's road matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder because of a sore left knee, a Cavaliers team official said. The team is calling James' injury "general soreness" in the knee, something that developed this..." December 11

  • LeBron violates royal protocol, puts arm around Kate Middleton during photo

    Yahoo! Sports "As part of a holiday and also in support of the NBA Cares initiative, Prince William and Kate Middleton took in a Brooklyn Nets-Cleveland Cavaliers contest on Tuesday night, sitting alongside unofficial NBA ambassador Dikembe Mutombo. The royals sat courtside as the Cavaliers broke a tie game in..." December 10

  • LeBron James wants an ‘I can’t breathe’ Eric Garner T-shirt to wear before game in Brooklyn

    New York Daily News "LeBron James is searching for a way to protest the Eric Garner decision, and he could display it Monday night in Brooklyn in front of the Royal Couple. Already outspoken about the death of Garner and a grand jury‘s decision not to indict the responsible officers, James was asked Sunday about a..." December 08

  • LeBron says he hasn’t abandoned chalk toss. Wonders how this became a story.

    Pro Basketball Talk "People care about whether LeBron James throws chalk into the air pregame. They just do. In the past week at PBT the story that LeBron has stopped doing the pregame ritual is the sixth most viewed story on this site. It’s become part of his iconography. People care. LeBron knows they care —..." December 03

  • LeBron James has stopped doing his signature chalk toss

    Fox Sports "The people wanted it, but LeBron James has apparently ditched his trademark chalk toss. Before the season, James asked the Cleveland fans to vote on whether he should continue with throwing up a bunch of chalk and slapping his hands together prior to each game. An overwhelming 95 percent were..." December 01

  • LeBron James was right: Cavaliers need more time

    USA Today "LeBron James is a realist. At times a cynic. But not a skeptic or a pessimist. The four-time NBA MVP knew when he decided in July to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers that turning the team into a championship contender demanded patience, more patience than anything else in his 12-year pro..." November 24

  • LeBron admits Spurs prompted exit from Miami — sort of

    San Antonio Express-News "LeBron James admitted the loss to the Spurs in last season’s NBA Finals played a role in chasing him from Miami back to Cleveland. Sort of. Had the Heat defeated the Spurs last June and won their third consecutive title, James said Wednesday he likely would have returned to South Beach for..." November 20

  • Paul Pierce: Total respect for LeBron

    ESPN.com "Paul Pierce believes his contentious rivalry with LeBron James is borne out of competitive respect more than any dislike for each other over the years. "I think a lot of it is really misunderstood," Pierce said Thursday. "If I see LeBron walking down the street, it's not going to be no..." November 20

  • LeBron James complains about minutes in Cleveland

    Sports-Kings "LeBron James is apparently a fan of playing less minutes. This isn’t just a concern James has for himself, but also his teammates. Namely Kyrie Irving and Kevin Loves. The Cavs went out and wont he Summer, by securing the services of LeBron and Love, but the big question, at least right now, is..." November 19

  • LeBron takes on 'burden of leading'

    ESPN.com "LeBron James said leading this Cleveland Cavaliers team, teaching it how to win on a championship level, is the biggest challenge of his 12-year career. "This is more challenging than me trying to win my first championship," James told ESPN.com on Wednesday, hours before his Cavaliers hosted..." November 19

  • Maybe Cavaliers fans should thank Spurs for LeBron James

    USA Today "When the San Antonio Spurs take the floor at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Wednesday night, the pre-tip-off focus should — just this once — be on the visiting team rather than LeBron James' infamous chalk-toss routine. The Cleveland Cavaliers and their fans all over Ohio should take a..." November 18

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    David Blatt has no intentions of resting LeBron James. Said LBJ feels good, playing well: "Foreseeable future, we're going to ride that."

  • LeBron James wants to know the person responsible for taking his triple-doubles away

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James wants answers. After the league nixed his triple-double performance (32-12-10) against the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, shaving an assist from his total and crediting it to Tristan Thompson, James and his sons want to know who is responsible for this. "I had two reactions,"..." November 13

  • LeBron James won't let his kids play football?

    Fox Sports "The increased attention to head injuries in football has led to some big names coming out to say they wouldn't let their children play. Former NFL great Kurt Warner said he would prefer his sons didn't play. Brett Favre has said he'd be "leery" of it. Even President Barack Obama has said he..." November 11

  • LeBron, Irving exchange words in 'healthy' argument

    ESPN.com "LeBron James and Kyrie Irving exchanged words in the Cleveland Cavaliers' locker room following the team's 19-point loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, and it led to Irving leaving quickly without speaking to the media, multiple sources told ESPN.com. The discussion was seen as..." November 07

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    LeBron James @KingJames

    In the words of the great @AaronRodgers12 "RELAX"

  • LeBron opts for new leadership style with Cavs

    ESPN.com "The old head seems to be playing the long game, at least for now. That's what LeBron James was doing Tuesday night, and perhaps more nights in the near future, when the Portland Trail Blazers whipped the Cleveland Cavaliers so heartily (101-82 was the final) that the white flag was out midway..." November 05

  • LeBron inspired by Lauren Hill, plans to send her package

    Fox Sports Ohio "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James is one of many who were moved by Lauren Hill's first college game for Mount St. Joseph Sunday. James posted on Instagram Monday about Hill, the teenager dealing with a rare brain tumor, who took to the court and scored four points as she made her debut at..." November 03

  • LeBron on return: One of biggest games ever

    ESPN.com "Major League Baseball enjoyed the two greatest words in all of sports with a Game 7 in the World Series on Wednesday, but LeBron James believes his regular-season opener with the Cleveland Cavaliers has the potential to draw even more attention. "For me, I know all of us shouldn't take this..." October 31

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    Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat

    LeBron, moments ago, on Cavaliers opener tonight, "This is probably one of the biggest sporting events that's up there ever."

  • LeBron James, Dan Gilbert 'solid'

    ESPN.com "LeBron James and Dan Gilbert were back in the same building Wednesday on the eve of the Cleveland Cavaliers' season opener, and they shared the same sunny outlook about their relationship that turned ice cold in a very public fashion four years ago. "I think it's really good," James said when..." October 29

  • Stern: LeBron's homecoming 'great'

    ESPN.com "Former NBA commissioner David Stern is far more pleased with how LeBron James handled his decision to relocate this time around. Four years after saying James' televised decision to announce he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat in free agency was "ill-conceived, badly..." October 29

  • LeBron James' wife reportedly gave birth to couple's third child, Zhuri

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Savannah James, wife of Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James, reportedly gave birth to a baby girl Wednesday evening in Akron. The news was first reported by local TV station NewsChannel5 and several entertainment websites, citing an unnamed sources. Neither James, his spokesman, nor the..." October 29

  • LeBron James says Kevin Love will get plenty of touches, believes Love's comments were blown out of proportion

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kevin Love, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving knew they would have to make sacrifices for the Cleveland Cavaliers to reach their ultimate goal this season. They also knew everything they said and did would make news. It comes with the territory of being a title favorite and having the league's most..." October 28

  • How Akron differs from Cleveland on LeBron James

    USA Today "In Cleveland, the success of basketball's most celebrated homecoming will be judged by one lofty goal — whether LeBron James can end a half-century drought and set off a championship party for the ages in rock and roll's birthplace. Yet dip south on I-77 from the shores of Lake Erie to Akron,..." October 28

  • David Blatt: 39 minutes for LeBron James "is a lot"

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt suggested the 39.5 minutes per game LeBron James is averaging for his career would be too many for his superstar this season, at least in the early going. "I don't have a number but I am cognizant of the fact and we are conscious of the fact that, certainly..." October 27

  • LeBron James reflects on Steve Nash's career, says 'it sucks' to go via injury

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James is a huge fan of future Hall-of-Famer Steve Nash, who is staring at the end of his career after his latest season-ending back injury. Nash, 40, hasn't officially called it a career, but the writing is on the wall for the Los Angeles Lakers' point guard. Following Sunday's..." October 27

  • NBA GMs pick Spurs to repeat, LeBron MVP

    ESPN.com "The San Antonio Spurs are an overwhelming choice to repeat as NBA champion while LeBron James is the favorite to win the MVP award, according to the 2014-15 survey of NBA general managers. The general managers gave their answers to 56 questions and were not permitted to vote for their own..." October 22

  • LeBron James: Bulls 'much better than Cavs'

    ESPN.com "Less than two weeks before their first regular season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers. The two teams play Monday night in a preseason game at Ohio State University. The Cavs are calling it their most important preseason game, not just..." October 20

  • LeBron: Winning Two Titles Has Made Recruiting To Cleveland Easier

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James addressed how he was able to forgive Dan Gilbert and play for the man who excoriated him with a public letter on the Cleveland Cavaliers' team website in 2010. "As a man, if you got a problem with somebody, you sit down face to face and you talk to them eye to eye. And you hash it..." October 16

  • LeBron James says shortening the game won't cut it, eliminating games is the answer

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The NBA recently experimented with a 44-minute game involving the Brooklyn Nets and the Boston Celtics. The league is exploring the impact of shortening the game for various reasons. One of the most obvious reasons is the hope of preventing injuries. LeBron James was asked about his opinion..." October 15

  • LeBron James: Too early to make Olympics decision

    Covers.com "With LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavalier teammates are in Brazil to play an exhibition game Saturday against the Miami Heat, much of the talk has turned to the game's best player and the 2016 Olympics, coincidentally in Brazil. It's just too early to make a decision, James said..." October 11

  • LeBron James-produced 'Survivor's Remorse' picked up for 2nd season by Starz

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The LeBron James-produce "Survivor's Remorse" TV show was picked up for a second season by the Starz cable network. The show, a comedy about a star basketball player and the people close to him off the court, debuted on Starz on Oct. 4. It's co-produced by James' long-time friend and business..." October 11

  • Chalmers on scolding he used to get from LeBron: 'It's going to be a different factor for Kyrie' Irving

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "You might say Mario Chalmers had it rough in Miami. Sure, he was the starting point guard playing alongside three future Hall-of-Famers and that resulted in them securing back-to-back NBA championships. He had some fun, but he sure took a pounding and not the kind guards take when they're..." October 10

  • Bosh has 'no hard feelings' toward LeBron

    ESPN.com "Chris Bosh has effectively ended communication with former teammate LeBron James, but Bosh doesn't think that fact should surprise anyone. Bosh surprised some when he said he hadn't spoken with James since he left to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers in July. But he doesn't understand the..." October 10

  • Chris Bosh warns Kevin Love playing with LeBron James will be 'extremely frustrating'

    Sporting News "To play alongside LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers appears like a glamorous position for Kevin Love to be in. Chris Bosh, James' former Miami Heat teammate, might beg to differ, though. Bosh sacrificed his own numbers for the greater good of the Miami Heat, expanding his game away from..." October 09

  • Forbes: LeBron James has most valuable athlete brand in sports

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James is worth a lot of money. We all knew that, but Forbes Magazine wants you to know it’s A LOT of money. Forbes released “The Forbes Fab 40: The Most Valuable Sports Brands of 2014,” a list that has Nike at the top. Which makes sense. But when you get to athlete’s personal brands,..." October 09

  • Does LeBron James have his sights set on owning an NBA team someday?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "As LeBron James was busy putting 30 NBA owners on notice and lecturing players to be more "educated" about the league's finances on Monday, he reeled off a list of league business transactions that would make Forbes proud. "We continue to see teams selling for billions of dollars, being..." October 08

  • LeBron, Chris Paul May Push to End Max Contracts in NBA

    Complex "Today, reports surfaced saying that the NBA would soon be announcing a cushy new TV deal with TNT and ESPN. The biggest number to pay attention in the entire contract will be the $24B the NBA will be receiving over the course of their 9-year deal with these stations. The contract is three times..." October 07

  • Love him or hate him, LeBron's agent Rich Paul is just doing his job, and doing it his own way

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "As you enter the headquarters of Klutch Sports Group, you're met with a collection of framed NBA action photos assembled across the wall: Phoenix's Eric Bledsoe, Cleveland's Tristan Thompson, Washington's Kevin Seraphin, Miami's Norris Cole, San Antonio's Cory Joseph and of course, Cleveland's..." October 07

  • LeBron James says owners claiming money losses 'will not fly with us this time'

    SB Nation "The NBA has announced its new $24 billion TV deal with ESPN and Turner, and the players have begun weighing in on what it will mean going forward. LeBron James wasn't afraid to speak his mind on the new deal, stating owners claiming money losses "will not fly with us this time," reports Jeff..." October 06

  • LeBron James partners with ESPN on a new Disney TV show, 'Becoming,' debuting Oct. 26

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James' production company is working with ESPN Films on "Becoming," a Disney TV show for children, and the first episode will feature James. The partnership between Springhill Productions, James' company operated by long-time friend and business associate Maverick Carter, and ESPN was..." October 01

  • LeBron James says his back has been 'iffy' at Cavaliers camp

    SI.com "LeBron James indicated Tuesday that he's been battling a back issue in the early part of the Cleveland Cavaliers' training camp. James said his back has been "iffy," according to ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin. James has yet to miss a work out but said he could sit one out on Tuesday..." October 01

  • Mike Miller on what angered LeBron James in Miami: "LeBron thought [amnestying me] was an unnecessary change"

    Cleveland Plain Dealer ""We're as close as teammates than any I've had in my career. I've always wanted to play alongside of him. When you go through tough times in an NBA season, you get to know each other even more beyond the game of basketball." Those were the words of Cavaliers superstar LeBron James after..." September 30

  • LeBron Admits 'Greater Chance' He Stayed With Heat If They Won 13-14 Championship

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James admitted in an interview with Rachel Nichols on CNN's "Unguarded" that he was more likely to stay with the Miami Heat if they had won the 2014 NBA title against the San Antonio Spurs. James left the Heat to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers in July's free agency. "It's a greater..." September 25

  • LeBron Went 67 Days Without Sugars, Dairy

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James lost weight this offseason, going on a strict 67-day diet. "I had no sugars. No dairy. I had no carbs. All I ate was meat, fish, veggies and fruit," James said. " September 24

  • Court-crashing Cavs fan who approached LeBron says his arena ban has been lifted

    Fox Sports "In the fourth quarter of a Cavaliers-Heat game in March 2013 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Cavs superfan James Blair dashed onto the court during live action with a message on his shirt for LeBron James: "We Miss You" (front) and "2014 Come Back" (back). Officials stopped play, but..." September 23