LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • What will the end of the LeBron James era look like?

    SB Nation "Every pro basketball career is either on its way up or on its way out. Each day is either a step towards improvement and reinvention, or a stumble towards decay. LeBron James has spent the bulk of his career enjoying that first stage, rabidly discovering new ways to stretch his..." August 21

  • LeBron James Will Soon Have Played With Seven No. 1 Draft Picks

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James’ career so far has been full of incredible records and statistics, the four-time MVP continues to make history as he enters the back end of his career. This upcoming season, LeBron James will play with yet another number one draft pick in Anthony Davis, this will be the..." August 21

  • Can LeBron Catch Up to Kareem on All-Time Points List?

    Bleacher Report "When predicting James' stats both for this season and beyond, I've based his numbers on 71 games played per season, as that's the average amount of time he's spent on the court over the past five years. That allows him to miss 11 contests per year for injury or..." August 21

  • Royce White rips LeBron James, Lakers for signing Jared Dudley instead of Carmelo Anthony

    Sporting News "Former NBA player Royce White blasted LeBron James and the Lakers for signing Jared Dudley instead of Carmelo Anthony. White, a former 16th overall pick who played in three NBA games, wasn't holding back as he claimed "Melo is absolutely being blackballed." White started..." August 20

  • NBA Rookies Voted for Their Favorite Players and LeBron James is Still Top Dog

    12 Up "The votes are in, and King James has his crown, at least in the eyes of his young peers. NBA rookies voted on who their favorite player is, and even after missing the playoffs in a subpar 2018-19 campaign, LeBron James still ranked No. 1...by far. August 19

  • Dwight Howard is reportedly ‘excited about the prospect’ of teaming up with LeBron James, Anthony Davis

    Silver Screen And Roll "Over the course of his 15-year career, Dwight Howard has had the privilege of playing with some of the best players to ever lace up a pair of sneakers, including Vince Carter, Kobe Bryant and, most recently, James Harden. This season, he’s hoping to add two more names to that list by..." August 18

  • Bol Bol says LeBron James ‘was my favorite player growing up,’

    Clutch Points "Denver Nuggets rookie Bol Bol says Los Angeles Lakers superstar small forward LeBron James was his favorite player growing up. Bol also says he watches Kevin Durant, Kristaps Porzingis and Kyrie Irving a lot. “Actually, LeBron was my favorite player growing up,”..." August 13

  • NBA alters schedule to solve its LeBron James problem

    New York Post "The NBA will experiment with new start times on national TV in an effort to boost ratings in the upcoming season to showcase its biggest stars, led by LeBron James, to as many people as possible. Ratings sagged last year in part due to James’ move to the Lakers and their late..." August 13

  • Richard Jefferson Says LeBron James Will 'Destroy As Many People As Possible' Next Season

    Complex "LeBron James missed the playoffs for the first time in over a decade last season. While this provided for interesting off-season content, James has warned critics and trolls that "ether coming soon." Now his former teammate, Richard Jefferson, has decided to add context to..." August 12

  • LeBron Gets Blasted For Posting Photo Featuring Him Alongside Lakers Greats

    12 Up "There's no doubting the greatness of LeBron James, nor his place within the pantheon of Cleveland Cavaliers or Miami Heat greats. His Los Angeles Lakers tenure, however, leaves a lot to be desired, as he's only had one season in LA, which featured a lengthy stint on the bench due to..." August 10

  • 5 Reasons LeBron James is the Best Businessman in the Sports World

    12 Up "LeBron James is already deep in the conversation for greatest basketball player of all time, but The King's off-the-court ventures have solidified him as an icon. Over the years, James has made it clear that he's more than an athlete. Immense talent, hard work and love..." August 09

  • Space Jam 2 Casted a ‘Basketball Double’ For LeBron James

    Total Pro Sports "LeBron James is quite the busy man these days. When he’s not getting ready to try and take the Los Angeles Lakers back to the promise land, he’s been filming for the highly anticipated blockbuster movie, Space Jam 2. Some might be worried that LeBron’s acting career..." August 08

  • Report: LeBron James organizing Lakers minicamp to help build chemistry

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers appear to be pulling out all the stops for the upcoming season, with a recent report emerging saying LeBron James is taking the initiative to organize a Las Vegas minicamp for the new-look Lakers with the objective of building better team..." August 07

  • LeBron Sends Stern Message To The NCAA After New Rule That Seemed Aimed At Agent Rich Paul

    Total Pro Sports "On Tuesday, the NCAA suddenly decided to place eligibility restrictions on who qualifies to represent collegiate basketball players attempting to make the NBA. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, the NCAA created a new rule restricting which agents are allowed to work with..." August 07

  • LeBron James is still the best player in the NBA today

    Clutch Points "The best player in the NBA debate will always be subjective; it just depends on how you see the game. If you have embraced the NBA’s pace-and-space era, then Stephen Curry could be a valid choice. If you love the analytics, then James Harden could be a great choice, too. If you love the..." August 05

  • John Wall backs LeBron James amid criticism over AAU parenting

    Clutch Points "Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall is coming to the defense of Los Angeles Lakers superstar small forward LeBron James. There were some media people who bashed James over his AAU parenting style. The Lakers star was filmed joining the layup line of his son’s team..." August 03

  • Carmelo Anthony Explains Why He Didn’t Get To Join LeBron James And Dwyane Wade In Miami In 2010

    Inquisitr "Free agent forward Carmelo Anthony has made his fair share of NBA headlines over the past few days, as a number of reports have focused on the fact that he remains unsigned more than one month after the start of free agency, as well as his messy split from the Houston Rockets last season. While..." August 02

  • David Griffin reached out to LeBron James’ camp to clarify remarks

    BroBible "Yesterday afternoon Sports Illustrated released a profile of Pelicans GM David Griffin where Griffin appeared to take several shots at LeBron James. Griffin reportedly reached out to James after the interview and spoke to someone in LeBron’s camp to explain that some of the..." August 02

  • AAU tournament director says no parents complained about LeBron’s antics

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James has been a topic of conversation on talk shows and social media this week because of the way he acted during his son’s AAU games, but one of the organizers of the event says all the criticism is unwarranted. AAU tournament director Gary Charles spoke with TMZ about..." August 02

  • Magic Johnson Defends Lakers’ LeBron James After David Griffin Comments

    Heavy "In the wake of David Griffin’s bombshell comments regarding his and LeBron James‘ time together on the Cleveland Cavaliers, a number of people – including Griffin himself – have come out to downplay the severity of his comments. In particular, the comment regarding..." August 02

  • LeBron James Reportedly Has Two Priorities: To Team With Bronny And To Own A Franchise

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James is arguably the greatest player in the modern era, with three championships and four MVP awards, and he has the chance to improve those statistics with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers have gone through some major roster changes this offseason, including trading for the..." August 02

  • Has LeBron James prioritized playing with son, becoming owner over winning?

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James earned one of the most satisfying championships in NBA history. He returned to his hometown Cavaliers, overcame a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals, conquered the 73-win Warriors and ended Cleveland’s multi-decade title drought. This was total vindication for..." August 02

  • LeBron Was ‘Shocked’ By How David Griffin Described Him In ‘Sports Illustrated’

    Dime Magazine "A new Sports Illustrated story has caused some apparent tension between LeBron James and David Griffin. The pair were at the center of the Cavaliers’ NBA title run in 2016 that brought a championship to Cleveland. But since both left the Cavs, hindsight has made things..." August 01

  • Anthony Davis Reveals What LeBron James Texted Him After Trade To Lakers

    Fadeaway World "It’s no secret that the Lakers had been vying for Anthony Davis for months. They failed to secure a deal before the deadline in February, and it took weeks to get the job done in the offseason. But when the trade finally did go down, there was a strong sense of relief from..." August 01

  • Ten Years Later, Jordan Crawford Looks Back On His Infamous Dunk On LeBron James

    Uproxx "Jordan Crawford was back home in Detroit this summer, working on his family business after wrapping up a stint with the Sichuan Blue Whales in the Chinese Basketball Association. In June, he took a break to suit up for Boeheim’s Army, the Syracuse alumni squad playing in the 2019 edition..." August 01

  • Ex-Cavaliers GM David Griffin: Pressure to win with LeBron James made me 'miserable'

    USA Today "New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin says he was "miserable" in Cleveland — in part because of the pressure that comes with building a team around LeBron James. In a Sports Illustrated story published..." August 01

  • Ex-Cavs GM Griffin thinks LeBron isn't 'same animal anymore about winning'

    The Score "Since leading his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA championship in 2016, has LeBron James prioritized winning the way he used to? If you ask former Cavaliers general manager David Griffin, the answer is no. Griffin, who's now an executive with..." August 01

  • Drake Is Part-Owner of the New Canadian Arm of LeBron’s Digital Platform Uninterrupted

    Complex "LeBron James’ digital athlete empowerment platform Uninterrupted has expanded to Canada through a partnership with Drake. The deal makes Drake a part-owner and promoter for Uninterrupted Canada, where athletes can speak directly to fans. The platform will..." July 30

  • Stephen A. Smith: ‘LeBron Is Going To Remind Everybody He’s That Dude’

    Fadeaway World "The NBA tip-off is getting closer every day and it’s common seeing people making their predictions for the upcoming season. This offseason has been a different one seeing all the changes that took place for all the teams in the association, which altered the balance of the league and the..." July 30

  • 9 NBA Records That LeBron James Will Break This Season

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James is about to begin his 16th season in the NBA where he’ll be aiming to win his fourth ever championship and first-ever one for the Los Angeles Lakers. The four-time MVP is arguably one of the greatest players in the history of the game and the future Hall of Famer has managed..." July 28

  • How many years does LeBron James have left of being great?

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers instantly vaulted themselves into title contention earlier this offseason when they acquired Anthony Davis in a blockbuster trade with the New Orleans Pelicans. The addition of Davis gives the Lakers a duo of he and LeBron James, certainly representing one of the most..." July 27

  • Dwyane Wade claims he has a ‘lifelong invitation’ to LeBron James’ Taco Tuesdays

    Chicago Sun-Times "Dwyane Wade is still adjusting. For the first time in 16 years, the NBA season will tip off without Wade as one of its signature players. The 2018-19 season, dubbed “One Last Dance,” was his last in the league. Wade, who played with the Heat, Bulls and Cavaliers,..." July 27

  • Jalen Rose says Kawhi Leonard is ‘king of the court’ over LeBron James

    Clutch Points "Former NBA player and current analyst Jalen Rose claimed that Kawhi Leonard is currently the best player in the NBA on the show ‘Get Up’. Rose gave his reasons for ranking Leonard over LeBron James, insisting that Leonard’s accomplishments last season pushed him past..." July 26

  • Report: Zion Williamson eclipses LeBron James for most lucrative rookie shoe deal ever

    The Score "New Orleans Pelicans rookie sensation Zion Williamson's shoe deal with Jordan Brand is for five years and will be the richest annual agreement for a rookie in NBA history, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The contract's annual value reportedly surpasses LeBron..." July 24

  • Kevin Love, Timofey Mozgov say LeBron’s words, as much as actions, sparked 3-1 Finals comeback

    Pro Basketball Talk "There comes a point in almost every playoff series, particularly ones that do not go the distance, where one team realizes it is beaten. Usually before the last game, but sometimes as early as after Game 1. The better team is asking questions and posing problems that the team about to lose..." July 24

  • Marcus Morris denies Rich Paul nixed Clippers deal because of LeBron James

    New York Post "The saga of Marcus Morris’ free agency was so strange that it almost had to have ended with him signing with the Knicks. Morris turned down $41 million for three years with the Clippers before agreeing to two years and $20 million with the Spurs. He then went back on that..." July 24

  • Should Lakers be concerned about LeBron James' workload?

    Sporting News "The Lakers took a big swing and missed on signing Kawhi Leonard when he chose to join the Clippers, yet still walked away from the offseason with a much-improved roster. All-Star forwards LeBron James and Anthony Davis will be surrounded by new role players like Danny Green, DeMarcus Cousins..." July 23

  • Bronny James Reportedly Has A New Girlfriend

    Fadeaway World "Arguably the biggest name in NBA history is LeBron James, the four-time MVP is still considered one of the best players in the league. The popularity and skill of LeBron has his son LeBron James Jr otherwise known as Bronny under a lot of pressure to follow in his footsteps. Bronny is..." July 22

  • Have LA Lakers Surrounded LeBron James, Anthony Davis with Enough Shooting?

    Bleacher Report "Last year's Los Angeles Lakers graduated with a doctorate in How Not to Build Around LeBron James. This season's team is, by all appearances, determined to avoid the same fate. Lessons learned have no doubt played a role in the Lakers' thinking. They know..." July 19

  • LeBron James' MVP Odds Come in at Laughably Great Value

    The Big Lead "The latest odds for this upcoming NBA season’s MVP award are out. As always, there are some great bets to be placed. But it has been a bit since one has been this glaringly obvious. LeBron James is coming in at +700 behind three other players and tied with two players who are..." July 18

  • LeBron's Chase for All-Time Minutes Played

    Bleacher Report "As LeBron James enters his 17th NBA season, Bleacher Report is taking a look at where the four-time MVP sits in the history books in several statistical categories now, after his projected 2019-20 season and following the remainder of his Hall of Fame..." July 18

  • Anthony Davis surprised LeBron James is ranked ahead of Kawhi Leonard in NBA 2K20

    Clutch Points "While he might be teammates with LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers now, Anthony Davis is not afraid to speak his mind on James’ being higher-ranked than Kawhi Leonard in 2K20. When Davis was questioned on the order of the top players, he admitted that he thought Leonard..." July 16

  • How LeBron, Lakers Can Convince Anthony Davis to Stay in LA

    Bleacher Report "Some may scoff at the notion of Anthony Davis playing anywhere other than Los Angeles in 2020-21, but he can and will turn down his $28.8 million player option, exercise his right to meet with other organizational leaders in free agency and weigh each pro and con next..." July 16

  • LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam 2’ Gets Coaching Change With New Director Taking Over

    NESN "Mike Brown, David Blatt, Luke Walton … and now Terence Nance? LeBron James finds himself in the familiar position of welcoming aboard a new boss, this time it’s happening in the Los Angeles Lakers star’s acting career, as the Hollywood Reporter reported Tuesday that..." July 16

  • LeBron James still has not posted one of rarest stat lines in the NBA

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James has pretty much done it all in his 16 NBA seasons, but there is still one elusive feat he has somehow yet to accomplish. For whatever reason, that feat is one that seems completely attainable but is remarkably rare. LeBron has averaged roughly 27 points, 7 rebounds and 7..." July 15

  • Rob Pelinka consulted LeBron, AD when filling out Laker roster

    Silver Screen And Roll "Once the Los Angeles Lakers got word that Kawhi Leonard would be spurning them for the Clippers, general manager Rob Pelinka quickly moved on to his contingency plan and, quite frankly, put together a very respectable roster. During a conference call with reporters, Pelinka was asked..." July 14

  • Magic Johnson predicts LeBron James wins NBA MVP next season

    Larry Brown Sports "Magic Johnson thinks LeBron James is primed for a major season. Magic sent some Los Angeles Lakers-related tweets on Saturday, the day Anthony Davis was introduced at a press conference. He talked up Davis. He praised LeBron for attending the presser: And then he..." July 14

  • Sources: Davis wearing LeBron's No. 23 with Lakers on hold

    Yahoo! Sports "LeBron James’ plan to give Anthony Davis his uniform number will be postponed until next season, league sources told Yahoo Sports. James had wanted to give his new Los Angeles Lakers teammate the No. 23 — which Davis had worn for his entire career in New Orleans —..." July 13

  • Report: Nike stood to lose ‘tens of millions’ on LeBron James jersey change

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James will not be switching jersey numbers in the upcoming season as previously planned due to a lack of approval from Nike, according to reports. James has worn jersey No. 23 in all his NBA seasons but his four-year stint with the Miami Heat, when he wore No. 6. No. 23 is what..." July 13

  • Lakers coach: No plans to start LeBron James at point guard

    Larry Brown Sports "New Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel is refuting the notion that LeBron James will start at point guard this season for the team. Vogel appeared on ESPN2 for an interview with Ryan Ruocco during a telecast of the Lakers’ Summer League game against the Knicks. During the..." July 11