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  • • Russell Westbrook sells Oklahoma home
    Russell Westbrook will always have great affection for the state of Oklahoma, but now he has one fewer piece of real estate there. Westbrook recently sold a home he owned in Edmond, Oklahoma for $426,900, the Los Angeles Times reports. The home was originally built in 2004 and purchased by Westbrook in 2008 for $383,500 when he first began his NBA career. Westbrook went on to spend 11 seasons with...2020
  • • Carmelo Anthony Claims LeBron James Saved Him From Drowning In Bahamas
    Watching life flash before your eyes can change a person. Just ask Carmelo Anthony. The Portland Trail Blazers star took... »...2020
  • • Carmelo Anthony shares story of how LeBron James saved his life on vacation in the Bahamas
    Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony relived the incident on an Instagram Live...2020
  • • Nike athletes celebrate Air Max Day
    LeBron James, P. J. Tucker and Ja Morant led the celebration of one of the most memorable shoes of the past four decades....2020
  • • LeBron James: Long Layoff Not Helpful
    LeBron James, contrary to popular belief, says a long layoff from playing basketball isn’t going to benefit his 35-year-old body. “It’s actually the opposite for me,” James revealed Thursday, adding that the NBA’s sudden work stoppage due to the coronavirus global pandemic halted his building momentum as the postseason approached. James will begin working out […] The post LeBron James:...2020
  • LeBron James advocates for some regular season games before playoffs start
    • LeBron James advocates for some regular season games before playoffs start
    "It discredits the 60-plus games that guys had fighting for that position.”...2020
  • • LeBron James Being Sued By Photographer After Posting Photo Of Himself
    LeBron James has posted many photos of himself following an NBA contest, but it seems like one has caused a... »...2020
  • • LeBron James: NBA Shouldn’t Go ‘Straight to the Playoffs’
    The NBA, should it eventually resume its currently suspended regular season, shouldn’t jump straight to the playoffs, according to LeBron James. “It discredits the 60-plus games” already played in the battle for postseason seeding, says James. As the coronavirus global pandemic continues to wreck havoc, LeBron added that he’d be disappointed if players had to […] The ...2020
  • • LeBron James explains why the prolonged break might actually be a detriment: The rest factor is 'overblown'
    James said he was 'turning the corner' with his conditioning before the league-wide shutdown...2020
  • • LeBron James says he's done with high-fives for the 'rest of his life' after coronavirus outbreak
    James doesn't want to take any chances moving forward...2020

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LeBron James injury and suspension

  • • LeBron James: NBA Shouldn’t Go ‘Straight to the Playoffs’
    The NBA, should it eventually resume its currently suspended regular season, shouldn’t jump straight to the playoffs, according to LeBron James. “It discredits the 60-plus games” already played in the battle for postseason seeding, says James. As the coronavirus global pandemic continues to wreck havoc, LeBron added that he’d be disappointed if players had to […] The ...2020
  • • LeBron James opens up about NBA hiatus, what may come next
    LeBron James has been active on social media to pass the time amid the NBA’s ongoing hiatus for the coronavirus pandemic. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar’s antics have been a welcome distraction during these strange times, although it merits noting he’s been engaged in inspirational acts as well. What James has not done since the league shut down was to speak at any length about the NBA’s unprece...2020
  • Since you can’t watch real sports, check out these classic sports movies
    • Since you can’t watch real sports, check out these classic sports movies
    These are hard days for sports fans. Every major sport — baseball, basketball, hockey, golf, tennis and soccer — have suspended or canceled the remainder of their seasons due to the coronavirus outbreak. And now Jacob deGrom, LeBron James and Serena Williams are all hunkering down at home like the rest of us. While we......2020
  • • Coronavirus: LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA players react after league decides to suspend season
    The NBA announced Wednesday its plans to suspend the season due to the coronavirus outbreak...2020
  • • Frank Vogel: It will be 'a few games' until Dion Waiters makes his Lakers debut
    Dion Waiters signed with the Lakers on Friday, but it will be “a few games” before he makes his debut with the team, coach Frank Vogel told Kyle Goon of the Orange County Register. Waiters, who went through his first practice with his new team Saturday, has barely played this season after falling out of favor in Miami. That’s why Vogel plans to bring him along slowly, unlike Markieff Morris, who p...2020
  • • NBA playoff matchups we'd love to see
    With about a quarter of the regular season remaining, multiple NBA teams have already clinched spots in the playoffs. Both the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors have done so in convincing fashion. However, it’s the lesser-known squads who will likely entertain us early in the postseason. What if Zion Williamson and the Pelicans were to make the postseason? Wouldn’t a first-round matchup against ...2020
  • • Lakers to work out Dion Waiters on Monday
    The Los Angeles Lakers have an open roster spot, and there is a chance they could use it on Dion Waiters. The Lakers are set to work out Waiters on Monday, ESPN reports. Waiters is a free agent after being waived by the Grizzlies, who acquired him as part of a larger trade involving Andre Iguodala. Waiters has only played in three games this season due to multiple suspensions with the Miami Heat. ...2020
  • • LeBron James laughs as Draymond Green gets ejected following two technical fouls in 11 seconds
    Green is now two technicals away from a suspension...2020
  • LeBron James out for Lakers-Warriors (groin injury)
    • LeBron James out for Lakers-Warriors (groin injury)
    A groin injury sidelined LeBron much of last season....2020
  • • LeBron James nursing sore groin, sitting against Warriors on Thursday
    Lakers star LeBron James will miss Thursday's game against the Golden State Warriors, and the reason is a little bit concerning. The Lakers said on Wednesday that James would miss the game in San Francisco due to a sore left groin, according to Bill Oram of The Athletic. The 35-year-old James missed significant time last season due to a major groin injury (coincidentally suffered in a game against...2020

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LeBron James trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Russell Westbrook sells Oklahoma home
    Russell Westbrook will always have great affection for the state of Oklahoma, but now he has one fewer piece of real estate there. Westbrook recently sold a home he owned in Edmond, Oklahoma for $426,900, the Los Angeles Times reports. The home was originally built in 2004 and purchased by Westbrook in 2008 for $383,500 when he first began his NBA career. Westbrook went on to spend 11 seasons with...2020
  • • Poll: Giannis Antetokounmpo With 60 of 70 First-Place MVP Votes
    In the minds of the voting press, Giannis Antetokounmpo is the runaway favorite to win the 2019-20 Most Valuable Player award. The reigning MVP earned 60 out of a possible 70 first-place votes for a commanding lead over LeBron James, who had built a seemingly convincing late-season argument that he was equally worth. No one […] The post Poll: Giannis Antetokounmpo With 60 of 70 First-Place M...2020
  • • LeBron James wants to 'Be a Laker for the rest of his life'
    LeBron James indicated on his Instagram account that he’d like to finish out his career with the Lakers, Dan Feldman of NBC Sports relays. James is in the second year of his four-year pact with the Lakers, though the final year at $41M is a player option. On his Instagram post, James wrote, “What NBA team would I never play for? I’m still playing, man. Hey, I’ve got to keep all my options open, ma...2020
  • • LeBron James vows to be a ‘Laker for the rest of my life’
    LeBron James has been spending some time amid the NBA’s hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic — not to mention his self-quarantine and California’s recently announced mandatory stay-at-home order — interacting with fans on social media. While fielding myriad questions about countless subjects on Instagram Live, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar indicated he has no designs whatsoever on ever puttin...2020
  • • Lonzo Ball has blossomed in first season with Pelicans
    When the Los Angeles Lakers traded for Anthony Davis this past summer, they instantly vaulted themselves firmly into the championship discussion. For Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, and Brandon Ingram, the trade to the Pelicans presented an opportunity for a fresh start. Playing for the Lakers, one of the NBA’s most storied franchises, comes with an added weight of expectations. Then when you factor in the...2020
  • • LeBron James’ 2020 All-Star Game jersey sells for record $630K at auction
    The jersey worn by LeBron James during the 2020 NBA All-Star Game shattered a modern-era auction record when it sold for $630K on Thursday night. Darren Rovell of Action Network shared the news of the record-breaking item, along with a nugget about how the $630K shattered the previous record sale price for a James jersey. The All-Star Game, held at United Center in Chicago last month, pitted Team ...2020
  • • Dion Waiters signs with Lakers for rest of season
    Dion Waiters is joining the Los Angeles Lakers. Waiters and the Lakers have agreed on deal for the rest of the season, Shams Charania reported on Thursday. Waiters worked out for the team on Monday, along with J.R. Smith. Waiters’ workout with the team reportedly went well, and there were signs all along that he would end up joining the team, which turned out to be the case. Waiters has history wi...2020
  • • James, McGee Lead Lakers as They Sweep the Pelicans
    LeBron James offered yet another otherworldly performance, guiding the short-handed Lakers to the win Sunday night and sweeping the Pelicans in New Orleans....2020
  • • LeBron James offers extremely high praise of Ja Morant
    LeBron James had nothing but high praise for Ja Morant after facing the rookie’s Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. Morant scored 27 points and added 14 assists in Memphis’ 105-88 win over James’ Los Angeles Lakers. That was a huge win for the Grizzlies, who are contending for the final playoff spot in the West. The excellent performance, coupled with Morant’s play all year, led to praise from James a...2020
  • • Lakers to work out Dion Waiters on Monday
    The Los Angeles Lakers have an open roster spot, and there is a chance they could use it on Dion Waiters. The Lakers are set to work out Waiters on Monday, ESPN reports. Waiters is a free agent after being waived by the Grizzlies, who acquired him as part of a larger trade involving Andre Iguodala. Waiters has only played in three games this season due to multiple suspensions with the Miami Heat. ...2020

LeBron James stats

  • • LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo among 10 NBA players putting up historic stats before coronavirus stoppage
    If the NBA shortens or cancels the regular season, these statistical achievements could be lost in history...2020
  • • NBA MVP tale of the tape: Is winner LeBron or Giannis?
    Because the NBA has never defined what constitutes “most valuable” in the context of its MVP Award, the winner will oftentimes come down to a battle between numbers and narratives. On one hand, you have the basketball analytics community (writers, bloggers, basketball nerds), which use measurements such as traditional stats, advanced stats (e.g., player efficiency rating) and impact stats (e.g., o...2020
  • • NBA MVP tale of the tape: Is winner Giannis or LeBron?
    Because the NBA has never defined what constitutes “most valuable” in the context of its MVP Award, the winner will oftentimes come down to a battle between numbers and narratives. On one hand, you have the basketball analytics community (writers, bloggers, basketball nerds), which use measurements such as traditional stats, advanced stats (e.g., player efficiency rating) and impact stats (e.g., o...2020
  • LeBron James scores season-high 40, leads Lakers past Zion Williamson, Pelicans
    • LeBron James scores season-high 40, leads Lakers past Zion Williamson, Pelicans
    LeBron James had 40 points and eight rebounds in his first career meeting with Zion Williamson....2020
  • • Lakers Extend Winning Streak After Davis' Huge Second Half
    L.A. improved to 17-0 when LeBron James scores 30 points in a win Friday night over the Grizzlies....2020
  • Andrew Wiggins scores 24 in Warriors debut, but LeBron’s dagger wins it for Lakers
    • Andrew Wiggins scores 24 in Warriors debut, but LeBron’s dagger wins it for Lakers
    LeBron James leaned on his supporting cast to carry the load until he heated up in the second half and finished with 22 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 125-120 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night....2020

LeBron James kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • LeBron James thanks UCLA medical staff amid COVID-19 outbreak
    It was just recently that two unnamed members of the Los Angeles Lakers tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). As the pandemic continues to spread across the United States with no end in sight, Southern California has become among the hardest hit regions. While in quarantine under California’s shelter-in-place protocol, Lakers star forward LeBron James took time out of his Wednesday to se...2020
  • • Dwyane Wade has issue with son Zaire’s high school coach
    Sierra Canyon advanced to the semifinals of the California state boys basketball championship on Tuesday night with a dramatic 63-61 comeback win over Etiwanda, but Dwyane Wade wasn’t exactly stoked about it. Wade’s son Zaire plays for Sierra Canyon, and apparently he has not been playing as much as D-Wade would like. Ziaire Williams, one of the top college recruits in the nation, hit a buzzer-bea...2020
  • • LeBron James walks back comments on playing in empty arenas
    After initially declaring that he wouldn’t play in empty arenas if the NBA is forced to take extreme measures due to coronavirus concerns, Lakers star LeBron James walked back that stance in comments to reporters today. As Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN relays, James said he “had no idea that there was actually a conversation going behind closed doors” about extreme coronavirus precautions when he made hi...2020
  • • Frank Gore intends to continue playing in NFL
    Bronny and LeBron James might not be the only father-son pairing in the pro sports world in the near future. Fresh off reports that he might retire after 15 seasons in the NFL, future Hall of Fame running back Frank Gore confirmed on Wednesday that he wants to continue playing. Gore, 36, has been among the longest-tenured and most-productive running backs in modern NFL history. He’s currently thir...2020
  • • Legendary UConn women's coach Geno Auriemma zings Kobe Bryant about being ‘uncoachable,’ not passing
    There were a lot of tearful moments at the memorial service for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna on Monday, but UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma did his best to help keep things light. Auriemma was one of several people who spoke at the remembrance. The 11-time national champion had a close relationship with Kobe, who made a huge impact in the women’s basketball community. During hi...2020
  • • Lakers' AD, LeBron delight kids at Chicago event
    The Lakers' Anthony Davis and LeBron James delighted children at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boys & Girls Club in Chicago on Saturday....2020
  • • Dwyane Wade will ‘absolutely not’ join LeBron James on Lakers
    Dwyane Wade is settling nicely into retirement after hanging up his sneakers for good after last season, and even the lure of teaming up with a former pal to make a run at another NBA title doesn’t move the needle whatsoever as it relates to staging a comeback. In what was essentially a question that needn’t be asked, Scottie Pippen asked D-Wade about any possibility of joining LeBron James on the...2020
  • • Here’s LeBron James’ Latest Generous Surprise To I Promise School Students
    By creating the I Promise School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, NBA superstar LeBron James hoped to put kids... »...2020
  • • LeBron James: ‘A lot of factors’ will play role in Olympics decision
    LeBron James unsurprisingly was among the players listed on Team USA’s initial star-studded list of finalists for the 2020 Olympics roster.  While the Los Angeles Lakers star presumably would love to represent his country again after winning gold at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games — he was not on the 2016 U.S. roster that also won gold, declining to participate after leading the Cavaliers to an NB...2020
  • • LeBron James explains why he chose for his All-Star team to wear No. 2
    There will be numerous tributes to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at the NBA All-Star Game this month, and one of them involves the jersey numbers each team will wear. LeBron James was given the choice of whether he wanted his team to wear No. 2 or No. 24, and he had a great reason for choosing No. 2. Gianna Bryant wore No. 2 for her youth basketball teams, and LeBron was asked on Monday why ...2020

Top LeBron James news

  • • LeBron James' reverse dunk against Rockets captured in stunning photo
    This photo is already iconic...2020
  • • Lakers players check spot in awe after LeBron James nails jumper from logo near halfcourt
    LeBron James' shooting range is increasing every season...2020
  • • LeBron James Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Month
    Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Month for games played in February, it was an...2020
  • • Anthony Davis Hits All-Star Game-Winner for Team LeBron
    In what was arguably the most competitive and exciting All-Star Game ever, Anthony Davis and LeBron James shined in delivering the win for Team LeBron, 157-155....2020
  • • LeBron James Named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week
    LeBron James named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week for games played March 2 to March 8...2020
  • • LeBron James celebrates 'Taco Tuesday' by feeding 1,300 people for coronavirus relief
    A very special edition of Taco Tuesday...2020
  • • James’ Late Fadeway Key In Thrilling Rivalry Win
    LeBron James sank a clutch turnaround jumper in the waning seconds of the Lakers’ 104-102 victory over the Boston Celtics Sunday afternoon....2020
  • • James, Caruso Guide Lakers To 6th Straight Win
    LeBron James and Alex Caruso were instrumental in keeping L.A.’s winning streak alive, as the Lakers held on to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans Tuesday night in STAPLES Center....2020
  • • Michael Jordan weighs in on comparisons to Lakers' LeBron James: 'We play in different eras'
    James has been compared to Jordan ever since he entered the NBA in 2003...2020
  • • LeBron on star-studded list of US Olympic finalists
    LeBron James is among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday as finalists for the team that will play in the Tokyo Olympics this summer....2020

LeBron James schedule, game

  • • LeBron James advocates for some regular season games before playoffs start
    2020
  • • LeBron James: NBA Shouldn’t Go ‘Straight to the Playoffs’
    2020
  • • Upon returning, LeBron James does not think NBA should begin playoffs directly
    The NBA is still figuring out how to complete the rest of the season whenever play can resume, and LeBron James has his opinion on what the league should do. Appearing this week on Uninterrupted’s “Road Trippin’ Podcast” with former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye, the four-time MVP said he was against going right into the postseason. “One thing you can’t just do ...2020
  • • From LeBron James to Chris Paul: The three best storylines of the NBA season
    The NBA is facing an unprecedented level of uncertainty — as is most of society. The league is thinking about resuming at some point in the future, or skipping ahead to playoff games.  Rather than project timetables for when NBA action could return, or sulk in the disappointment of a conceivably lost season, it is paramount to celebrate the terrific season that was unfolding. Here are three of the...2020
  • • NBA Buy or Sell: Lakers will rely on defense to win championship; Jusuf Nurkic will help Blazers make playoffs
    If the Lakers win it all this postseason, will LeBron James and Anthony Davis' offense be the main reason why?...2020
  • • 10 things we learned from Lakers-Clippers
    The top two teams in the Western Conference met Sunday for the third time this year, and the last time it will be a meaningful game. The teams match up once more on April 9th, but this may be the last meaningful game. They have a final meeting April 9th, but the Lakers will be playing their third game in three nights, and they’ll probably have the No. 1 seed locked up – a recipe for load-managemen...2020
  • • What we learned about LeBron, Lakers in win over Clippers
    The top teams in the Western Conference met Sunday for the third of four times in the regular season. They are scheduled to meet again April 9, but that will be the Lakers' third game in three nights, and they’ll probably have the No. 1 seed locked up -– that's a recipe for load management if Kawhi Leonard ever saw one. So Sunday was our last chance to preview the likely Western Conference Finals ...2020
  • • Patrick Beverley on guarding LeBron James: ‘No challenge’
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley talks a big game. We already knew that heading into Sunday’s outing against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. But Beverley might want to mute himself to an extent after he dropped just two points on 1-of-3 shooting in Sunday’s 112-103 loss. The talkative point guard was asked how challenging it is to guard James. His response was pretty much on br...2020
  • • Kyle Kuzma puts crown on LeBron after win over Clippers
    LeBron James is still the King. James put together an exemplary performance against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, scoring 28 points in a comeback victory. That was enough for teammate Kyle Kuzma to crown his teammate. It may be a response to a recent ad depicting Kawhi Leonard’s “reign” over Los Angeles. Either way, message sent. The crown has certainly become an ongoing feature in recent we...2020
  • • Kyle Kuzma puts crown on LeBron James after win over Clippers
    LeBron James is still the King. James put together an exemplary performance against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, scoring 28 points in a comeback victory. That was enough for teammate Kyle Kuzma to crown his teammate. It may be a response to a recent ad depicting Kawhi Leonard’s “reign” over Los Angeles. Either way, message sent. The crown has certainly become an ongoing feature in recent we...2020

LeBron James rumors, scandals

  • • Dwyane Wade has issue with son Zaire’s high school coach
    2020
  • • Five ways MLB commissioner can dig out from Astros mess
    Stick an asterisk next to the Houston Astros' 2017 World Series title and a fork in baseball’s integrity: Rob Manfred has a mushrooming scandal on his hands that needs a competent cleanup crew ASAP. Here’s what happened under the MLB commissioner’s embarrassing watch in the past week: Braves outfielder Nick Markakis said "every single" scandal-scarred Astros player "needs a beating." Yankees slugg...2020
  • • LeBron James calls out MLB commissioner Rob Manfred over Astros cheating scandal: 'You need to fix this'
    These are just the thoughts coming from a sports junkie regardless of the sport he plays...2020
  • • LeBron calls out Manfred: 'Listen to your players'
    Lakers star LeBron James on Tuesday became the latest voice to weigh in on the Astros sign-stealing scandal and Rob Manfred's handling of the situation, urging the baseball commissioner to "fix this for the sake of sports."...2020
  • • LeBron James blasts MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred over Astros scandal
    Imagine that. NBA superstar LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has an opinion on the entire Houston Astros cheating scandal. We’re surprised in that he’s usually such an introvert. Either way, the three-time NBA champion decided to take to social media on Tuesday and blast MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred over the entire Astros sign-stealing scandal that has plagued baseball over the past several ...2020
  • LeBron James chooses Anthony Davis first (shocking!); Team LeBron, Team Giannis All-Star rosters picked
    • LeBron James chooses Anthony Davis first (shocking!); Team LeBron, Team Giannis All-Star rosters picked
    LeBron James didn't have to pick Anthony Davis first to recruit him this time around....2020

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