LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • It’s foolish to count out LeBron James and the Cavaliers quite yet

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Cavaliers have not been competitive on the road in their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Boston Celtics. Following a 13-point loss in Boston Wednesday night, the three-time defending conference champs have lost all three road games in this series by a combined 51..." May 24

  • LeBron James sets NBA record with 12th straight All-NBA appearance

    Cavs Nation "The NBA announced the winners of this season’s First, Second and Third Teams on Thursday afternoon. Among the players who earned a First Team nod is Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James, who has now been given the honor an NBA-record 12 consecutive times (14 total All-NBA..." May 24

  • LeBron James says we don’t know full story of his upbringing, but he’ll reveal it after retirement

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James was on the cover of Sports Illustrated in high school – as a junior. He has been in the spotlight ever since, somehow living up to the outsized expectations set while he was a teenager. His story has been told and retold – how he and his..." May 24

  • LeBron dismisses talk of fatigue; Tyronn Lue admits he looked tired

    ESPN "For perhaps the first time this postseason and certainly during the Eastern Conference finals, LeBron James showed some signs of fatigue Wednesday night as the Boston Celtics took a 3-2 series lead with a 96-83 Game 5 win over the Cleveland..." May 24

  • LeBron James on Data Saying He's Slowing Down: The Dumbest S--t I've Ever Heard'

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James doesn't care what the numbers say—he knows his game better than anyone else. The NBA has implemented a system that can track a player's every move. Well, according to The Athletic's Jason Lloyd, nobody in the Eastern Conference Finals..." May 22

  • Sixers need LeBron James to compete with Celtics

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Despite the Sixers' meteoric ascension from 10 wins two seasons ago to 52 this past year, "the process" and how they got to this point remains a polarizing discussion. There are those in the anti-process camp who will never believe that intentionally losing to gain assets is the..." May 22

  • LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for all-time FG playoff record

    ESPN "LeBron James' two game-winning buzzer-beaters these playoffs might be more memorable, but his jump shot midway through the second quarter of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday was the most historic. The 22-foot jumper off a JR Smith feed was the 2,357th..." May 22

  • LeBron James ties Allen Iverson with sixth 40-point playoff game

    247 Sports "LeBron James has been carrying the Cleveland Cavaliers throughout these playoffs. That was a natural effect of the Kyrie Irving trade. The Cavaliers don't have another scorer who can carry the burden, forcing James to dominate just to give his team a chance in the playoffs..." May 22

  • LeBron James 'appreciative' of hometown effort to put up statue of him

    Sporting News "LeBron James is already a legend in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, and now a statue could be put up in his honor. Aaron Carey, who played basketball at Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School six years after James did, started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for the statue, the..." May 21

  • Watch: LeBron Throws Towel Away From Trump Supporter Clearly Asking for it

    12 Up "​As we all know, LeBron James is one of the many NBA stars who has a bit of a ​beef with President Donald Trump. It all really came to light when James backed Steph Curry after the Warriors guard made it known he ​wasn't going to visit the White House. And now, James has doubled..." May 20

  • Jalen Rose Believes LeBron James Should Sign With This Team In Free Agency

    NESN "LeBron James has the opportunity to make a career-altering change this summer. James is expected to opt out of his current contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers and become a free agent come July. While the star forward will have his pick of a number of attractive destinations, one NBA..." May 20

  • LeBron James: 'I lose sleep' after any playoff loss

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James said after Game 1 he had "zero concern" with his Cavaliers being down 1-0 to the Celtics in Eastern Conference finals. Now that the Cavs are down 2-0 heading into Game 3 in Cleveland tonight, though, James admitted: "I lose sleep" after these..." May 19

  • How the 76ers could land LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard

    247 Sports "After a solid 2017-18 season that saw them jump from a 28-win lottery team to a 52-win playoff team that went to the Eastern Conference Semifinals, the Philadelphia 76ers are looking to continue their progression over the offseason by making a [major] splash in free agency.  The..." May 18

  • NBA rumors: Another sign Cavaliers' LeBron James could land with Sixers

    Newark Star-Ledger "Get ready for the summer of LeBron James. With the Cavaliers staring at an 0-2 hole in the Eastern Conference Finals vs. the Boston Celtics, James' season could be over soon. Then the real fun begins: James' potential date with free agency. Over..." May 18

  • Is This the Worst Supporting Cast LeBron Has Ever Had?

    Bleacher Report "You might recognize some of the players surrounding LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers' playoff roster, but that doesn't mean they're playing high-quality basketball. With his team down two games to none in an Eastern Conference Finals against the..." May 18

  • Rockets have no intentions of pursuing LeBron James

    Clutch Points "Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James will become a free agent this summer. His name has been constantly on the rumor mill, guessing where he’ll head to next. The Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers are top destinations for the Cavs star...." May 18

  • Brian Windhorst can’t envision LeBron James moving to the Western Conference

    Cavs Nation "Another offseason, another LeBron James free agency drama. Many believe that if the Cleveland Cavaliers don’t win a ring this year, James will leave the Cavs for the second time in his career. Several teams are up in the running for the King’s next destination. But according to..." May 18

  • LeBron And Tyronn Lue Reportedly Wanted DeAndre Jordan At The Trade Deadline

    Uproxx "The Cavaliers find themselves in a 0-2 hole after the Boston Celtics have handled them with relative ease in the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals. If Game 1 was a “feel out” game for LeBron James and company, Game 2 was a bit more discouraging as James put..." May 17

  • Cavaliers have tools to improve roster around LeBron or smooth transition if he leaves this offseason

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kendrick Perkins has played in exactly one NBA game in the last two years, yet in April the Cavaliers gave him a contract that could be worth $2.44 million next season. Perkins, 33, signed with the Cavs on the final day of the 2018 regular season and played that night against the..." May 17

  • Skip Bayless thinks Cavs' struggles will push LeBron James to 76ers

    247 Sports "FS1 talking head Skip Bayless thinks that the Cleveland Cavaliers' struggles against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals will push All-Star forward LeBron James to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers in free agency this summer.  Check out Bayless' comments on..." May 16

  • LeBron James' Game 2 performance can't save Cavs from their own stupidity

    Sporting News "Dumb. Just dumb, dumb, dumb. On Tuesday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, Cavaliers star LeBron James nearly overcame a focused, disciplined Boston defense with 21 first-quarter points and a 42-point, 12-assist, 10-rebound triple-double. He nearly overcame the..." May 16

  • LeBron: Jayson Tatum Shoulder to Head 'Incidental', Didn't Impact His Play

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James isn't holding any ill will toward Jayson Tatum after the two collided in the second quarter of the Boston Celtics' 107-94 Game 2 win Tuesday night at TD Garden.    Tatum's shoulder made clean contact with James' jaw, which sent LeBron..." May 16

  • LeBron James won’t lose sleep over Game 2 loss

    Cavs Nation "LeBron Jame started Game 2 versus the Boston Celtics like a house on fire, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers into controlling the first 24 minutes of play. The Cavs star, however, saw their lead evaporate and the Celtics did not look back as they willed their way to a 107-94..." May 16

  • LeBron James briefly leaves Game 2 with neck strain

    ESPN "LeBron James suffered a strained neck but continues to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics. James retreated to the locker room with 3:48 remaining in the second quarter after he collided with Jayson Tatum and was..." May 15

  • Stevens: Celtics prepared for a motivated LeBron James in Game 2

    247 Sports "In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics overwhelmed LeBron James and the Cavaliers by beating Cleveland 108-83. Despite the loss, James seemed unconcerned afterwards, saying that he was going to review the game film and make adjustments in Game 2 on..." May 15

  • Report: Sixers Want to Add LeBron, Kawhi or PG This Summer

    SLAM Online "LeBron James is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. Paul George is expected to opt out of his current contract to become a free agent, as well. And Kawhi Leonard is reportedly on rocky terms with the Spurs. The Sixers are closely monitoring all three players according to Keith..." May 14

  • LeBron James claims 'zero level of concern' after Game 1

    WEEI Boston "Though he claimed to have “zero level of concern at this stage,” the perpetually cool LeBron James seemed pressed after the Celtics’ 108-83 Game 1 win over his Cavaliers. “I didn’t go to college, so it’s not March Madness, you find ways to get better throughout the series,” he said. “I’ve been..." May 13

  • LeBron shows off incredible memory with answer to postgame question

    CBS Sports "Ask anyone about LeBron James' historic greatness and they'll tell you pretty much the same thing. Sure, his physical tools and talent are off the charts, but what truly separates him from other NBA greats is his ability to read and dissect the game with his mind. We get to see it on the court..." May 13

  • LeBron James leans on an unlikely weapon in the playoffs

    USA Today "The dunks and driving layups are familiar to opponents, and the 3-pointer is no surprise. But now LeBron James is unleashing yet another shot. The fadeaway. He has launched 33 of them in the postseason and made 19 – a success rate of 57.6% that frustrated the Indiana Pacers, demoralized the..." May 13

  • LeBron James not expected to consult with Cavs on draft, offseason decisions

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James will almost certainly assess whether he feels the Cleveland Cavaliers are in position to contend for championships when he makes his latest free agency decision this offseason, but that does not mean he is going to tell the team what needs to happen in order for them to re-sign..." May 13

  • Kobe likes tweet proclaiming he's more skilled than LeBron

    Clutch Points "The always-heated debate on who’s the better player between Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant and Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James won’t lose steam for the foreseeable future, but the former may have added more vitriol into the conversation with his latest Twitter activity. A look..." May 13

  • What Could Be Holding James Back From Leaving The Cavs

    The Big Lead "Where will LeBron James be playing at the start of next season? That is the question the sports world revolves around, and along with all the speculation, real information has now come about. Brian Windhorst joined Adrian Wojnarowski on The Woj Pod (53:30) and revealed the reason LeBron may choose..." May 12

  • LeBron is Going to Get Hammered For Whatever Free Agent Choice He Makes

    The Big Lead "LeBron James willed the Cavs past the Pacers in the 1st round, pouring in 45 points in Game 7. The choking Raptors were a joke, but the Celtics won’t be. Assuming Cleveland gets by Boston — I don’t think it’s a lock — the idea that LeBron is able to carry the oldest team in the playoffs past the..." May 11

  • 76ers want LeBron, but can't officially say it

    Sportsnaut "The Philadelphia 76ers enter the 2018 offseason with All-Star-level players in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, but a certain LeBron James will soon be a free agent. And it’s evident that head coach Brett Brown is interested in meeting with “The King.” When asked about potential offseason targets,..." May 11

  • Knicks quizzed LeBron’s agent to check on David Fizdale

    New York Post "Knicks brass never talked to LeBron James for a reference on David Fizdale — perhaps out of fear of tampering. But Knicks president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry did the next-best thing — reaching out to Rich Paul, James’ longtime agent and childhood friend from Akron, according to an NBA..." May 11

  • LeBron Told A Raptors Player How To Properly Run One Of Their Own Plays In The 2017 Playoffs

    Dime Magazine "Part of what makes LeBron James the best basketball player on the planet is his insane basketball IQ. That’s something that is hard to define but it’s one of those “I know it when I see it” deals and it’s not hard to see it with LeBron on the offensive end. James sees things few others do and..." May 10

  • Ex-Cavs GM Griffin doesn't think LeBron will leave Cleveland

    The Score "Former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin can't picture LeBron James leaving Ohio behind (again). The 14-time All-Star is currently focused on taking the Cavaliers to a fourth straight NBA Finals. But in less than two months, James will be listening to pitches to leave his home..." May 10

  • LeBron wants to play wing for Sixers, alongside Ben Simmons?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Sixers are in the midst of trying to mount an improbable comeback in the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Celtics. Monday night, they won to bring the seven-game series to 3-1 and back to Boston for Game 5. The Cavaliers and LeBron James are coasting, having just swept the No...." May 08

  • Cavaliers' LeBron James Calls This Year's Rookie Class 'Best Since 2003'

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be tasked with stopping an electrifying rookie in the Eastern Conference Finals after they finished their second-round sweep of the Toronto Raptors on Monday. The question now is which rookie they will face. Jayson Tatum's Boston Celtics lead Ben..." May 08

  • Enes Kanter challenges LeBron James to come to N.Y. and 'prove' king declaration

    ESPN "Enes Kanter posted a video Monday as part of a Twitter Q&A that seemed to challenge LeBron James to sign with the New York Knicks as a free agent this summer. "People keep debating about who is the king of New York. ... Hey LeBron, yes, you really want to be king of New York? Come and prove it...." May 07

  • Even LeBron James’ Son Is Roasting Drake Over Raptors’ Woes Vs. Cavs

    NESN "If you’re reading this, it’s too late for the Toronto Raptors to shake their playoff demons. The Raptors trail the Cavaliers 3-0 in their second-round NBA playoff series and will be bounced Monday night unless they find a way to win Game 4 in Cleveland. That’s bad news for Drake, a Toronto..." May 07

  • LeBron James said DeMar DeRozan's been missing easy shots

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James didn't want the Cavaliers to take a bow for DeMar DeRozan's struggles in this series. "DeMar DeRozan has missed a lot of easy opportunities against us," James said. The Cavs lead the Raptors 3-0 in this Eastern Conference semifinal and can complete their second sweep in as many..." May 07

  • LeBron James’ son on dad’s latest game-winner: ‘it’s normal’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Being the son of the King affords the kind of lifestyle that a normal person cannot dare dream of. Even heroic game-winners in the playoffs are just another day in the life of NBA royalty. LeBron James Jr., a dazzling young basketball player in his own right, was relatively nonchalant about his..." May 06

  • Report: Rockets Concerned About LeBron’s Potential Fit With Team

    SLAM Online "Some members of the Rockets organization are concerned about LeBron James‘ potential fit with the team’s identity, according to Sports Illustrated‘s Lee Jenkins. While guesting on SI‘s Open Floor podcast, Jenkins said that when he asked people inside the organization about LeBron, “There was..." May 04

  • LeBron James’ magnificence shines in Cavaliers’ historically low turnover rate

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Cavaliers scored on at least* 14 possessions with only LeBron James dribbling in the frontcourt during their Game 2 win over the Raptors last night – at least* eight times with LeBron making a basket, once with him drawing free throws and five times on his assists. This is the luxury of..." May 04

  • Shaquille O’Neal: LeBron James, Paul George ‘Definitely’ Joining Lakers

    NESN "The “Big Aristotle” concludes showtime will return to the Los Angeles Lakers this summer. NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal has guaranteed LeBron James and Paul George will join the Lakers in the offseason. O’Neal made the blockbuster claim Monday on “The Big Podcast with Shaq,” telling his co-hosts..." May 04

  • Knicks consider LeBron-geared FA strategy after Fizdale hire

    New York Post "Knicks brass has pointed toward the summer of 2019, when it plans to be ready to make a free-agent splash. But after Thursday’s hiring of former Memphis head coach and Heat assistant David Fizdale, the Knicks are prepared to open salary-cap space this summer in the unlikely event they get an..." May 04

  • LeBron James won’t say he mentally owns Raptors

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James had an awesome game on Thursday to help his Cleveland Cavaliers take a 2-0 series lead against the Toronto Raptors, which perpetuated a popular postseason narrative. The narrative, according to some believers, is that LeBron just owns the Toronto Raptors in the playoffs and has a..." May 04

  • LeBron Calls Out NBA Scheduling for Not Giving Cavs and Raptors a Day off

    12 Up "Cleveland and Toronto started their series off with an overtime thriller that came down to the very last possession. A rest is well needed for both sides after a game of that level of intensity, but they won't have much time to recover. Every other team at this juncture of the postseason got..." May 03

  • What if LeBron James sat out Game 2 against the Raptors (he won't)

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "It's an insane suggestion, LeBron James sitting out a playoff game when he isn't hurt. But think about this for one second. The Cavaliers came to Toronto and stole Game 1 of this Eastern Conference semifinal, 113-112 in overtime. Homecourt is now Cleveland's, with three games of the next six..." May 02