LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kobe Bryant's text to LeBron James after The Decision was so Kobe Bryant

    Sporting News "Kobe Bryant is supremely confident. This is a secret to no one. And because of that confidence, there is no doubt in his mind that he is the best player in the world, even at age 36. In one of a series of untold Bryant stories, Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report provides details that explain who..." August 26

  • Dan Le Batard: LeBron’s wife didn’t want to leave Miami; Heat thought he was staying

    Larry Brown Sports "Dan Le Batard has become very well-versed on all things LeBron James over the past four years. And if you believe his take on the way LeBron left Miami to return to Cleveland, it sounds like LeBron’s people gave the Heat the runaround. During an interview with Dan Patrick on Monday, Le Batard..." July 14

  • LeBron: I'm coming back to Cleveland

    SI.com "Before anyone ever cared where I would play basketball, I was a kid from Northeast Ohio. It’s where I walked. It’s where I ran. It’s where I cried. It’s where I bled. It holds a special place in my heart. People there have seen me grow up. I sometimes feel like I’m their son. Their passion can be..." July 12

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Dwyane Wade left cross-country flight with LeBron James to Miami still unsure of which way James is leaning, sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Cavs pressed Celtics/Nets officials to complete paperwork on 3-way trade in last hour, needed it done "immediately." Cap space is clear now.

  • LeBron to rejoin Cavs will be announced on his Web site before he leaves for World Cup

    Sheridan Hoops "The Decision has been made, even though it hasn’t been made public by the man himself. LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, a league source tells SheridanHoops.com. James met with Miami Heat president Pat Riley on Wednesday in Las Vegas to deliver the news, and Riley did his..." July 11

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    Andrew Sharp @andrewsharp

    LeBron sat down Wednesday and Pat Riley passed out laminated copies of the Dan Gilbert letter to everyone. "Let's all read together"

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    LJ Rumors running rampant. Here's something definitely true: LJ still has family he wants to talk to before announcing decision

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    To be more precise, no less than five police officers at LeBron James home. They were told to expect a 3:30 ET announcement.

  • NBA world waits nervously for LeBron resolution

    New York Post "Pat Riley got his highly anticipated meeting with LeBron James on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Now the question is whether the Heat president convinced the self-described King to remain in Miami, where he has won two NBA championships, or if James will head home, back to Cleveland. According to..." July 10

  • LeBron James undecided after Pat Riley, Heat meeting

    USA Today "LeBron James' highly anticipated meeting with the Miami Heat in Las Vegas ended Wednesday afternoon, but his uncertain future remains. According to a person with knowledge of his situation, James has not made up his mind about whether he will re-sign with the Heat or head elsewhere. The person..." July 10

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Source: LeBron James will not make/announce his decision tonight

  • Report: 90 percent chance LeBron returns to Cleveland

    Sheridan Hoops "A plugged-in source tells me there is a 90 percent chance that LeBron James will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it will be announced on www.lebronjames.com if it happens. That is my latest intelligence, and it comes from the same league source who told me Monday that he felt there was a..." July 09

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    LeBron James reached out to two vet free agents last week about joining him, IF he left Miami, sources tell Yahoo. Mike Miller was one.

  • Carmelo holding out hope Phil can deliver LeBron to Knicks

    New York Post "This is Carmelo Anthony’s “dream” — play in New York with LeBron James this season. That’s right. New York. Not Miami. Too bad it’s a long shot to happen. According to a friend of Anthony’s, Melo has held out faint hope Knicks president Phil Jackson can pull a miracle and clear out the..." July 09

  • Cleveland stuck between ‘hate’ and desperation for LeBron

    New York Post "When you break a city’s heart, there is a steep price to pay. Fan forgiveness takes time, even if you are the King. “I hate him. I don’t want him back,’’ Jason Timothy, 27, said Tuesday on the four-year anniversary of The Decision, the day LeBron James officially dumped the grittiness of..." July 09

  • LeBron Narrows Choices To Heat, Cavs

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James has narrowed his choices down to the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski during an appearance on Fox Sports Live. James will meet with Pat Riley on Wednesday." July 09

  • Report: LeBron James to meet with Pat Riley Wednesday in Las Vegas

    Pro Basketball Talk "Maybe, finally, this will lead to a little clarity. NBA free agency has been bottlenecked waiting for LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony to make their decisions, which will open up the secondary markets and after that the dominos will start to fall quickly. LeBron James is set to meet with Pat..." July 08

  • Jim Brown says LeBron only should return to Cavaliers if Dan Gilbert makes public apology

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Cleveland’s greatest sports legend would have no problem with LeBron James returning to the city, but believes he only should under one condition. Jim Brown, the hall of fame Browns running back, believes James only should re-sign with the Cavaliers if owner Dan Gilbert makes a public apology...." July 08

  • Report: LeBron's 'inner circle' wants return to Cavs

    SI.com "LeBron James' "inner circle", including his wife Savannah, reportedly believe he should return to Cleveland, according to Chris Sheridan of SheridanHoops. Sheridan cites a "source who has been briefed" on James' free agency. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski previously reported that James'..." July 08

  • Cavs explain why they took down Dan Gilbert's letter to LeBron James

    SB Nation "By now, you've probably noticed that Dan Gilbert's famous Comic Sans letter to LeBron James, an active link on the team's website even four years later, was taken down for good Sunday night at the same time rumors circulated about a meeting between the Cavaliers and James' agent to discuss a..." July 08

  • Cavs believe James is open to pitch

    ESPN.com "After more than two years of planning, the Cleveland Cavaliers believe they have LeBron James legitimately listening to their pitch to leave the Miami Heat and return to his home state in free agency, according to sources close to the process. There has yet to be a firm indication that James..." July 07

  • LeBron James, agent to meet with Heat's Pat Riley soon

    USA Today "LeBron James and his agent, Rich Paul, plan on meeting with Miami Heat president Pat Riley in person early this week, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the talks. James is a..." July 07

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Lakers did have their meeting in Cleveland today with LeBron James's agent, Rich Paul, per source familiar with the discussions.

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    THIS JUST IN: Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak on plane to Cleveland, to meet with LeBron's agent, Rich Paul, on Friday. (via @ramonashelburne)

  • LeBron agent meets with four teams

    ESPN.com "The agent for LeBron James has this week met with officials from multiple teams interested in courting James in free agency, according to sources close to the process. The exact number of teams to secure face-to-face meetings with Cleveland-based Rich Paul was not immediately known, but sources..." July 04

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    Am told LeBron decision on next team will be delivered suddenly, with little fanfare. "Bam, this is where I'm going," source described.

  • Wade, Bosh unsure of LeBron plan

    ESPN.com "When the Miami Heat's "Big 3" went their separate ways after a lunch meeting last Wednesday, they went not knowing whether they had played their last game together, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. While Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were committed to returning to the Heat,..." July 03

  • LeBron James wants max salary

    ESPN.com "LeBron James will have a completely different process and a different priority when he opens his free agency at midnight tonight than he did in 2010, sources told ESPN.com. Teams who contact James will be informed that he wants no less than the maximum salary number for next season, sources..." June 30

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Lakers' dream is to add LeBron & Melo this summer. If that fails would go for CBosh & Melo, sources say. That's assuming Bosh opts out

  • NBA trade season has begun, with LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony in mind

    Washington Post "LeBron James met with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh for a light lunch at a boutique hotel near South Beach on Wednesday to discuss their future plans. When the summit concluded, James sped off in a burgundy sports car, and the chase for his services began in earnest. Later in the evening, James..." June 27

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    Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds

    Source tells AP that Dwyane Wade has made no decision yet. Second source calls the Big 3 summit today "good and positive."

  • Heat's Big 3 meet to discuss future

    ESPN.com "Much like they did before signing with the Miami Heat in 2010, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh got together for a meeting to discuss their futures on Wednesday, sources told ESPN.com. James opted out of the final two years and $42 million of his contract with the Heat on Tuesday. Wade..." June 26

  • Heat, Cavs, Rockets, Knicks, Nets top LeBron's list, not Clippers

    CBSSports.com "ESPN reports that the Miami Heat, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks, and Brooklyn Nets top LeBron James' list of potential free agent destinations, in that order, and that the Clippers, surprisingly, are not at the top of that list. As mentioned above, I'm told the Clippers are not among..." June 25

  • Mavs 'real players' for LeBron, Melo

    ESPN.com "The Mavericks' decision-makers don't know how good their odds are of landing LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony in free agency. They are certain, however, that those odds got a heck of a lot better in the last few hours. "It makes us real players for LeBron [or] Carmelo," a team source told..." June 25

  • Warriors could try to acquire both Kevin Love and LeBron James

    San Jose Mercury News "The Warriors are still looking to trade for Kevin Love in order to set themselves up to make a run for free agent-to-be LeBron James, ESPN’s Chad Ford told ESPN LA 710 AM on Wednesday. “At the end of the day, I don’t think there’s a better Kevin Love deal for the Wolves than what the Warriors..." June 25

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    Yes, the Clippers are discussing a run at LeBron. No, they would not trade Blake Griffin. Doc has assured him many times he's "untouchable"

  • LeBron James' seven best options as free agent

    USA Today "LeBron James informed the Miami Heat that he is opting out of his contract that would pay him $20.6 million next season, meaning he will become a free agent on July 1. So now that he will have his choice of teams, where will James end up? Here are his best options: Miami Heat They are the..." June 25

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh still haven't had sit-down to discuss future together, league sources tell Yahoo. Coming soon.

  • LeBron James to become free agent, exercise early termination option

    Sporting News "LeBron James will exercise his early termination option in his contract with the Miami Heat and become a free agent, according to Chris Broussard. Miami did little to improve its roster following back-to-back titles, jettisoning Mike Miller and Joel Anthony while taking on reclamation projects..." June 24

  • First domino falls: LeBron headed to NBA free agency

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The first domino of a complex Miami Heat offseason has fallen. Now the question is how the rest of the Heat's summer will fall into place. A source close to LeBron James confirmed Tuesday to the Sun Sentinel that the forward has informed the Heat he has opted out of the final two years on..." June 24

  • LeBron James expected to meet with Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh to discuss future

    Yahoo! Sports "In the wake of LeBron James' decision to opt out of his contract, the NBA's best player is still expected to sit down with Miami Heat teammates Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to discuss a future together with the team, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The meeting is expected to take place days..." June 24

  • Teams eye LeBron, Melo pairing

    ESPN.com "With LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony officially opting out of their contracts, multiple teams have begun the process of exploring roster moves that would create sufficient salary-cap space to try to sign 2014's marquee free agents in tandem this summer, according to sources close to the..." June 24

  • LeBron's 'primary choice' still Miami, but Clippers intriguing

    CBSSports.com "Here we go. Hours after learning that LeBron James would enter free agency again, Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that his camp would be intrigued by a sign-and-trade to the Los Angeles Clippers because of the presence of Chris Paul: The most intriguing move on the mind of..." June 24

  • The Knicks’ dream of pairing LeBron, Carmelo now all but dead

    New York Post "The Knicks’ dream vision of pairing Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James in the summer of 2015 took a big hit with Tuesday’s decision by King James to opt out of his Miami contract. The chances of James and Anthony pairing up elsewhere this summer also appear slim, while the dreamer could say it’s..." June 24

  • LeBron James' wife Savannah heats up speculation about his future with Instagram post about Akron

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers? This time the speculation has been set off by a surprising source. A photo posted by James' wife, Savannah, on Instagram late Sunday night drew a quick reaction on social media. Along with the photo, Savannah James says "Home sweet home!!..." June 23

  • LeBron James’ Best Free Agency Options

    Basketball Insiders "Now that the 2014 NBA champions have been crowned, the countdown is officially on for the NBA draft. The festivities in San Antonio are just starting to wind down, and while fans in South Texas are still buzzing about the stunning performance of their Spurs in postseason play, fans in South Beach..." June 22

  • Rockets Poised to Make Texas-Sized Offers in Free Agency to LeBron, Melo

    Bleacher Report "There is a chance, however small, that LeBron James will take his talents away from South Beach next month, reversing his infamous decision in 2010 and torpedoing the Miami Heat's self-esteem—along with their title hopes. If it happens, executives around the league will rejoice and raise a..." June 20

  • LeBron James and wife expecting third child – first girl

    Larry Brown Sports "Looks like the rumors about Savannah James being pregnant are true. Back in March, we posted a report saying that Savannah was expecting the couple’s third child and first girl. The word at the time was that Savannah was 15 weeks along in the pregnancy, which would put her at just shy of 30..." June 19

  • Report: LeBron James 'undecided' on future, will likely opt out

    CBSSports.com "Miami Heat superstar LeBron James hasn't given any public hints as to his future with the team, and while it's been reported that he's "very likely" going to stay where he is, no decision has been made yet, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst: After finding a championship formula in Miami,..." June 19