LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron James ‘won’t talk’ about China controversy again

    CNN "Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is ready to move on from the China controversy and focus on winning a championship and other things. Just a day after criticizing Houston Rockets' general manager Daryl Morey as "misinformed" over a tweet supporting..." October 16

  • Ted Cruz Slams LeBron James, 'Kissing Up to Tyrants and Murderers Is a Bad Look'

    TMZ "Sen. Ted Cruz has a blistering message for LeBron James ... "kissing up to Chinese communists and tyrants and apologizing for murderers, that's not a good look." The U.S. Senator from Texas went off on LeBron over the NBA star's comments on China..." October 16

  • Andrew Bogut calls out LeBron James for hypocrisy over China situation

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James has been heavily criticized by fans and the media for the first public comments he made on the situation between the NBA and China, and now one of his peers has weighed in. Andrew Bogut, who spent a brief time as LeBron’s teammate with the Cleveland Cavaliers in..." October 16

  • Are LeBron James and the rest of the NBA right to bow to China?

    USA Today "The Chinese government won’t put up with this sort of thing. And LeBron James darn well knows it. The NBA star suggested Monday it’s better to just shut up and keep your head down than risk offending the rulers of China. Even a seven-word message on Twitter from..." October 15

  • Muhammad Ali’s Ex-Wife Speaks On LeBron James Being Nothing Like Him After His China Comments

    Total Pro Sports "Muhammad Ali’s second wife just delivered a second round knockout to LeBron James over his controversial remarks regarding the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying he’s not a “man of the world” like the late boxing legend. “LeBron is not a Muhammad..." October 15

  • LeBron James dropped the ball in his criticism of Daryl Morey

    The Score "The eye of the storm had come and gone. It had been the 10 days since Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey inadvertently triggered an international incident by tweeting his support for protesters in Hong Kong. The relationship between the NBA and China had fractured, then..." October 15

  • Hong Kong protesters trample, burn LeBron James jersey: 'People are angry'

    Daily Mail "LeBron James is facing accusations of hypocrisy on both sides of the Pacific for characterizing Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey as 'misinformed' after the NBA team executive ignited an international dispute between the league and China by tweeting out his support for..." October 15

  • 'Freedom is not free': Celtics' Enes Kanter responds to LeBron James' China, Daryl Morey comments

    TMZ "Enes Kanter has a message for LeBron James -- "FREEDOM IS NOT FREE." Moments after LeBron broke his silence on the situation with China, the Turkish-born Boston Celtics player went to Twitter to express his disgust, as illustrated by the green "sick..." October 15

  • Max Kellerman: What LeBron James Is Doing With China Is Called Selling Out

    The Big Lead "In case you hadn't heard, there's a bit of a controversy surrounding the NBA, Daryl Morey, and China. The Lakers and Nets are finally back from their trip overseas, which most figured meant the floodgates would open for comments on how both the league and the country handled the..." October 15

  • LeBron James already backtracking off Daryl Morey China comments?

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James has been widely criticized for his first public comments about the NBA’s China-Hong Kong controversy, and he already seems to be backtracking. James spoke on Monday about the matter and said he did not think Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey was..." October 15

  • Report: LeBron told Silver to speak on China situation before players do

    The Score "In an Oct. 9 meeting that included all members of the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai, LeBron James informed NBA commissioner Adam Silver that it would be unfair for players to speak publicly about the NBA's ongoing dispute with China before..." October 14

  • LeBron James Brings Back Infamous Chalk Toss Routine

    Sports Gossip "What’s old is new.   To mark a brand new season, it seems like LeBron is going back in his bag to a time when he was winning championships and putting up highlight-reel plays every single shift. One of his routines during that time was the infamous chalk..." October 14

  • Odd Instagram Account Keeps Recreating LeBron James as a Giraffe and We Have No Clue What's Going On

    12 Up "LeBron James has made a legendary NBA career by maximizing his talent and reaching the mountaintop, while the creator of the "LeRaffe James" has used their talent for...well, whatever this is. The "LeRaffe James" Instagram account recreates..." October 10

  • It's time for LeBron James to speak out on China, regardless of Nike ties

    USA Today "When LeBron James gets off a plane in China on Tuesday, he better be ready. Reporters surely will be waiting. For the Brooklyn Nets. For the Los Angeles Lakers. But especially for LeBron. And if he wants to preserve his sterling and well-deserved..." October 08

  • Alvin Gentry: Shouldn't compare Zion Williamson to LeBron James

    ESPN "Hours before the New Orleans Pelicans played in their first preseason game, coach Alvin Gentry did his best to paint Zion Williamson's game as just a learning opportunity for another young player. "There's very few guys -- at 19 years old -- who can come in..." October 07

  • The Last Chance For The Banana Boat: 2020 Los Angeles Lakers

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James has always been the type of player who seems to get along with everybody. He has often had the chance to play with the players he is best friends with, most notably Dwyane Wade in Miami. Even on the court, he makes guys better. Yet, there is still talk of the games Banana..." October 07

  • Lakers Send Out Regrettable Tweet After Winning Meaningless Preseason Game Against the Warriors

    12 Up "After the acquisition of Anthony Davis, the Los Angeles Lakers once again have championship aspirations. The duo of The Brow and LeBron James should utterly terrify the majority of teams across the NBA, and we honestly can't wait for the new season to start so they..." October 07

  • LeBron James, Anthony Davis looked great in their preseason opener; Lakers' mentality noteworthy

    CBS Sports "LeBron James and Anthony Davis combined for 37 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in one half of play as the Lakers rolled past the Warriors 123-101 in each team's preseason opener on Saturday. But this wasn't about stats. It was about a statement...." October 07

  • Draymond Green Responds To A Comment That The Warriors Should Injure LeBron James And Anthony Davis

    Fadeaway World "Draymond Green does not exactly have the best track record for what folks would call “dirty play.” At least in the past, Draymond has been blamed for intentionally trying to take certain players out — and there is plenty of video evidence to prove it. When it comes..." October 06

  • D'Angelo Russell on LeBron James and Anthony Davis: 'Like a fantasy team'

    Hoops Rumors "It didn’t take long for the Lakers‘ new duo of LeBron James and Anthony Davis to make an impression on the NBA, writes Dave McMenamin of ESPN. Playing their first game together in front of a prime time TV audience, they looked dominant in a 22-point..." October 06

  • LeBron James To Kendrick Perkins: ‘I Will Reclaim My Throne’

    Silver Screen And Roll "Last season, LeBron James was unable to lead his team to the playoffs for the first time since 2006. For context to just how long that was, the first-ever tweet was sent out into the universe almost exactly a month before James made his playoff debut with..." October 05

  • Can LeBron James' championship-tested teammates help him win another NBA title?

    USA Today " At some point during their frequent group conversations in person and through text messages, Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James outlined a reality that left both their star and role players feeling inspired. "LeBron let it be known from day one that there’s five of..." October 05

  • LeBron James' long offseason and its impact on Los Angeles Lakers

    Sky Sports "LeBron James is set to enter the 2019-20 season more rested than he has been at any point since 2005. What does that mean for the Lakers? Lakers reporter Mike Trudell asked Frank Vogel about his outlook for the 15-time All-Star and Lakers head coach couldn't hide his excitement..." October 04

  • Lakers experiment with LeBron James at 1, Anthony Davis at 5

    ESPN "Coach Frank Vogel instructed the scoreboard operator to put two minutes on the clock and have the score read 99-96 in the reserves' favor. It was time for the Los Angeles Lakers to test their crunch-time lineup with LeBron James at the point and Anthony..." October 04

  • Full Player Comparison: LeBron James vs. Kawhi Leonard - The Breakdown

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James has been widely considered to be the greatest small forward ever, and the best player in the league right now. His unparalleled athleticism paired with his impact on the game is unquestionably great. It is no wonder why he has managed to capture multiple NBA Finals MVPs and..." October 03

  • Paul George Takes Shot at Lakers and LeBron James Saying Clippers Have a Better Duo

    12 Up "The battle for Los Angeles is alive and well with both the Lakers and Clippers boasting sensational duos. And according to Paul George, he and Kawhi Leonard not only outdo LeBron James and Anthony Davis, but all the other duos in the NBA as..." October 03

  • LeBron’s Wife Savannah Chopped Off All Her Hair; Shows Off New Short Do

    Sports Gossip "We know there’s always plenty of internet fodder about LeBron’s hair.  But why not even things out a bit?    " October 03

  • Anthony Davis is Reportedly Not Fully Committed to the Lakers Because of LeBron James

    Sports Gossip "Anthony Davis is reportedly not fully committed to the Lakers.  The reason?  You guessed it, LeBron James. According to the Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher, AD doesn’t want to take the blame if the Lakers fall short of expectations this season and could bounce if..." October 02

  • Is LeBron James the LA Lakers' Best Bet at Point Guard?

    Bleacher Report "The Los Angeles Lakers didn't land Kyrie Irving in free agency. D'Angelo Russell and Kemba Walker landed elsewhere. While most of the elite teams in the league have a top-flight point guard, the Lakers do not. Of course, they did acquire Anthony Davis, who will join..." October 02

  • Derrick Rose refused to join Bulls' 2010 free-agent meeting with LeBron James

    The Score "In the summer of 2010, LeBron James took his talents to South Beach and shifted the landscape of the entire NBA. But before James committed to the Miami Heat, the Chicago Bulls had a chance to make their pitch. Renowned NBA trainer Rob McClanaghan..." October 01

  • LeBron James, Draymond Green pick apart NCAA after passing of California bill

    The Score "LeBron James' endorsement to secure financial compensation for student-athletes was rewarded Monday when California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 206 into law - on James' own show, no less - allowing NCAA players in the state to profit off their own image and likeness starting in..." September 30

  • LeBron James Describes How His Family Wouldn't Have Benefited If He Went to College

    Complex "California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the CA-SB206 bill (the Fair Pay to Play Act) into law, which will now allow college athletes to hire agents and sign endorsement deals, among other things. Newsom signed that bill on LeBron James' The Shop, and..." September 30

  • Lakers finally realize LeBron James is getting old

    New York Post "The Lakers understand this is a different LeBron James preparing to start his 17th NBA season, and plan to treat him that way. The four-time MVP will turn 35 in December and Los Angeles will look to limit his minutes both in practice and the preseason. James was pulled early..." September 30

  • LeBron James: If not playing through Anthony Davis, why have him?

    ESPN "Oddsmakers in Las Vegas might consider them the favorites, and desire to repent for the 2018-19 debacle of a season might be palpable, but LeBron James is doing his best to keep the burden of expectations off the Los Angeles Lakers this season. "I'm very..." September 28

  • Anthony Davis: Lakers included me, LeBron James in every player decision

    The Score "The Los Angeles Lakers sought input from two very important voices as they constructed their new roster this offseason. Despite only joining the club this past summer via trade, Anthony Davis revealed during the Lakers' media day conference that the front..." September 27

  • Kyrie Irving On Playing With LeBron: ‘Every Road Game Is Like A Home Game’

    Fadeaway World "It might feel like an eternity ago now, but there was a time when Kyrie Irving and LeBron James had to share the spotlight in Cleveland. It’s been a while since anyone has reminisced on those days — especially Kyrie, who is preparing for his new partnership with Kevin Durant in..." September 27

  • LeBron James Is So Happy With His Fresh Haircut

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James has to be excited for the things the upcoming NBA season is going to bring to him and his Los Angeles Lakers. The Purple and Gold had a very entertaining offseason that helped them become title contenders the second they traded for Anthony Davis. Even though things are..." September 24

  • LeBron James high school jersey could go for over $300,000 at auction

    TMZ "LeBron James graced the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine in 2002 ... and if your bank account's big enough, you can own the jersey he rocked when he was introduced to the world. Bron was a junior at St. Vincent-St. Mary HS in Akron, Ohio in '02 -- and the top-ranked..." September 24

  • Pelicans' Lonzo Ball says LeBron James was his biggest mentor last season on the Lakers

    CBS Sports "Earlier this summer, Lonzo Ball was one of the centerpieces of the blockbuster Anthony Davis trade between the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans, and in many ways that may end up being for the best. He's out of Los Angeles and the shadow of..." September 24

  • Patrick Beverley allegedly went to LeBron James upon learning about Kawhi Leonard, Paul George additions

    Talk Basket "The news of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George joining the Los Angeles Clippers was arguably the biggest bombshell this offseason. It changed the NBA landscape and Patrick Beverley was so excited that he allegedly brought the news in person to LeBron James. " September 22

  • The LeBron 17s Are Dropping Next Week and They're Absolute Fire

    12 Up "Nike is releasing the 17th shoe in LeBron James' signature line, and they look as gorgeous as ever with a familiar feel. The LeBron 17 is set to release on Friday, Sept. 27 and will retail for $200 USD, making it one of Nike's more expensive signature basketball shoes. So if..." September 20

  • Frank Vogel vows to do 'something special' with LeBron James, Lakers

    The Sports Daily "There’s a lot of pressure on Lakers new head coach Frank Vogel, as he looks to put his Pacers past behind him, and lead the storied franchise back to its winning ways. The Lakers brass and its fans are used to winning, with its stars lighting it up under the bright lights of..." September 18

  • Can Anthony Davis Be LeBron James' Best Teammate Ever?

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James has compiled an impressive list of teammates over his 16 professional seasons. From premier guards like Dwyane Wade, Kyrie Irving and Ray Allen to All-Star big men in Kevin Love and Chris Bosh, James has always long been surrounded by elite..." September 17

  • Draymond Green credits LeBron James for helping to empower NBA players

    Silver Screen And Roll "As every year passes, one of the things that becomes more and more clear in the NBA is that the players are increasingly in control of the league. After decades in which the power dynamic was mostly tilted towards management and the team, the people fans are actually tuning in for are finally..." September 16

  • Alex Caruso on playing with LeBron James — ‘He makes the game so easy for me’

    Clutch Points "Alex Caruso has established himself as a crowd favorite for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is now a full-time Laker and is thankful for one specific player for his on-court successes. Spectrum SportsNet talked with Caruso about his current situation now that he’s secured a two-year..." September 14

  • LeBron James Trying To Remove Video of Bronny James Smoking From the Net

    Sports Gossip "Kids will be kids, and apparently very powerful Parents will do everything in their power to keep them safe.  A video was uploaded to the net a few days ago showing Bronny James smoking.  It shows the son of LeBron James puffing on an unknown substance with what..." September 12

  • LeBron James' 'Taco Tuesday' Trademark Denied

    Real GM Basketball "U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied Lebron James' attempt to trademark the "Taco Tuesday" term.  "The applied-for mark is a commonplace term, message, or expression widely used by a variety of sources that merely conveys an ordinary, familiar,..." September 12

  • Kevin Durant On If LeBron Influences His Decisions: “F*ck No”

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant is one of the most dominant players of the modern era, with 2 Championships, an MVP, and 2 Finals MVP’s to prove it. But for as good as Durant is, he has always lived behind the shadow of LeBron James. He has always been #2. Some think that this reality influenced..." September 11

  • Dennis Rodman Explains The Difference Between LeBron James And Michael Jordan

    Fadeaway World "LeBron James and Michael Jordan are two of the best players to ever do it. In fact, they have become the faces of NBA basketball greatness. But even with their fame and game being at similar levels, there are some glaring differences between the stars. Dennis Rodman..." September 11

  • Frank Vogel On LeBron James, Anthony Davis: ‘They’re The Two Best Players I’ll Ever Coach’

    Sporting News "Frank Vogel knows he's facing big expectations entering his first season as the Lakers head coach, especially with managing stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis.  During a recent Q&A interview with NBA.com, Vogel opened up about his approach to coaching two of the..." September 11