LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron James Is Refusing To Stay At Trump’s NYC Hotel

    Uproxx "The Cleveland Cavaliers are set to take on the New York Knicks on Wednesday night, but the team won’t all be together on Tuesday night as some of the players asked to make their own hotel accommodations — including LeBron James. The Cavaliers have a partnership with the Donald Trump-branded..." December 06

  • LeBron James rejects idea of potential meeting with Phil Jackson

    ESPN "LeBron James says he has no interest in discussing Phil Jackson's "posse" comments directed at the four-time MVP and his business associates should he cross paths with the New York Knicks president when the Cleveland Cavaliers play at Madison Square Garden this week. "No," James said flatly..." December 06

  • LeBron: Championship 'honeymoon stage is over'

    CBS Sports "Playing like the defending champs, the Cleveland Cavaliers looked dominant as they started the season with a 13-2 record. LeBron James' all-around game was looking as sublime than ever, Kyrie Irving was leading the Cavs in scoring and Kevin Love finally seemed comfortable in his role as..." December 03

  • Dwyane Wade on playing with LeBron again: ‘Never say never’

    Larry Brown Sports "Dwyane Wade has learned not to rule anything out when it comes to who he plays for and with in the NBA. Wade told reporters Thursday that, while he’s happy with the Chicago Bulls, he knows that there’s always a chance in the future of reuniting with close friend LeBron James. “I never..." December 02

  • Dwyane Wade: I made bigger change than LeBron James did with Heat

    ESPN "As he gets set for another showdown against his close friend and former teammate LeBron James, Dwyane Wade acknowledged Thursday that he had to change his game far more than James did during the pair's four years together with the Miami Heat. "I definitely changed mine more," Wade said with a..." December 02

  • Tyronn Lue Made LeBron James Really Mad by Calling Him Out During Game 7 of NBA Finals

    Complex "If LeBron James had struggled during Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, no one would have blamed him. Well, let us rephrase that: Plenty of people would have blamed him (we see you, Skip), but he wouldn’t have deserved the blame that would have come his way. He did, after all, carry the Cavaliers on..." December 02

  • LeBron James Will Indeed Arrive In Full Cubs Uniform For Friday’s Bulls Game

    Dime Magazine "LeBron James and Dwyane Wade aren’t teammates any more, but they’re still close friends, which means they’re liable to get competitive and trash talk one another about any number of things. With the teams from each star’s respective hometowns meeting in this year’s World Series, it was..." December 01

  • LeBron Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year for 2016

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Well, folks, you beat the Chicago Cubs in something: LeBron James is the 2016 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, and from the sound of it, he couldn't have done it without you, Cleveland. "It took something really exceptional to name somebody sportsperson of the year ahead of the..." December 01

  • LeBron James explains why he's one of the NBA's best passers ever

    Fox Sports "The NBA has never seen anyone like LeBron James. We all know that, of course. Tune into any Cleveland Cavaliers game and you'll see the King do things you never dreamed possible. On one play, he'll lower his shoulder and bulldoze his way to the rim, shedding defenders foolish enough to try to..." November 29

  • LeBron James congratulates Russell Westbrook for tying his triple-double mark

    CBS Sports "Russell Westbrook had 17 points, 13 rebounds and 15 assists in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 106-88 win over the Detroit Pistons, his league-best seventh triple-double of the season. Stat lines like this are now more or less ordinary for Westbrook -- in 18 games this year, he's averaging 31.2..." November 27

  • Russell Westbrook tied LeBron James for triple-doubles -- in 395 fewer games

    Fox Sports "Russell Westbrook and LeBron James have the same number of career triple-doubles, but if you were to illustrate their proximity, you might picture Russ rushing to the hoop and LeBron backpedaling like crazy, about to fall out of the picture. Westbrook racked up his 44th career triple-double and..." November 27

  • Darius Miles-Signed LeBron Jersey Targeted ... In Bankruptcy Auction

    TMZ "Sad news for ex-NBA star Darius Miles ... who's in danger of losing a bunch of his prized possessions in his bankruptcy case -- including his signed LeBron James jersey. TMZ Sports has obtained court docs filed in Illinois where 35-year-old Miles -- who made more than $60 MILLION in the NBA --..." November 25

  • Kevin Durant sees why LeBron James offended by Phil Jackson's posse remark

    ESPN "Include Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant as another high-profile player who didn’t approve of Phil Jackson’s use of the word “posse” when describing the business partners of Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James. “I see why LeBron took offense to it,” Durant told ESPN. “He doesn’t..." November 20

  • Phil Jackson pal rips LeBron for ‘posse’ gripe: ‘Such bulls–t’

    New York Post "Charley Rosen, Phil Jackson’s longtime confidant, is in an uproar over LeBron James’ statment he has lost respect for the Zen Master. Rosen said Jackson deserves the benefit of the doubt and is shocked James became so enraged about him using “posse’’ to describe the Cavaliers star’s management..." November 19

  • Cavs plan to 'tailor' LeBrons' minutes in January, February

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavs plan to "tailor" LeBron James' minutes in January and February as part of their plan to ensure he's in optimal condition for the playoffs in the spring, when he'll be 32. That nugget was the most important tidbit to come out of Cleveland's 103-93 loss to the Pacers on a night in which..." November 17

  • Stan Van Gundy, Magic Johnson speak on Jackson’s use of ‘posse’

    Newsday "The fallout from Phil Jackson’s criticism of LeBron James continued into Wednesday, as a basketball icon took to defending Jackson’s intentions, while Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy, called the use of the word “posse” to classify a black athlete’s business associates “not right.” “When that all..." November 17

  • LeBron James donates $2.5 million to Smithsonian's Muhammad Ali exhibit

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will donate $2.5 million to support a Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. "Muhammad Ali is such a cornerstone of me as an athlete because of what he represented not only in the ring as a champion..." November 17

  • LeBron James will sit tonight against Pacers

    Indianapolis Star "Several reports indicate Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James won't play against the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night against the Indiana Pacers. The teams meet at 7 p.m. The Cavs are 9-1, including Tuesday night's 121-117 win over the Toronto Raptors. James had 28 points, 14 assists and..." November 16

  • Space Jam director: LeBron James will never be Michael Jordan

    Larry Brown Sports "The 20-year anniversary of the release of “Space Jam” was on Tuesday, once again sparking discussions about a possible sequel to the movie featuring LeBron James or some other NBA superstar. Joe Pytka, the director of the film, has one very simple thought about “Space Jam 2.” Don’t do it. n..." November 16

  • Carmelo Anthony doesn’t like Phil Jackson talking about LeBron James now, let alone using word ‘posse’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Following the lead of his manager – Maverick Carter, who criticized Phil Jackson’s use of the word “posse” to describe LeBron James‘ friends and business partners – LeBron indicated he lost respect for the Knicks president. The Cavaliers superstar elaborated why. LeBron, via Rick Noland of..." November 15

  • LeBron says he's lost all respect for Phil Jackson following 'posse' comment

    Akron Beacon Journal "LeBron James fired back at Knicks President Phil Jackson on Tuesday, saying he lost all respect for the coaching legend after Jackson referred to James and his friends as a “posse.” “I had nothing but respect for him as a coach, for what he was able to do obviously at the helm of my favorite..." November 15

  • Maverick Carter takes issue with Phil Jackson's comments about LeBron James

    CBS Sports "In a wide-ranging interview with ESPN's Jackie MacMullan, Knicks president Phil Jackson was asked about some contemporaries and rivals, including Gregg Popovich and Pat Riley. The conversation turned to the Miami Heat and how LeBron James left. That led to a comment from Jackson about how James..." November 15

  • LeBron youngest NBA player to reach 27,000 points

    Los Angeles Times "For all of LeBron James' achievements, the hootin' and hollerin' coming from the Cleveland Cavaliers' locker room Friday night — and the water dumped on No. 23 by teammates — was to mark a relatively obscure milestone: youngest NBA player to reach 27,000 career points. The impromptu..." November 12

  • LeBron: America has never been built on one guy

    Akron Beacon Journal "LeBron James called on Americans to do their part in making America great, but wouldn’t commit to visiting the White House again under a Donald Trump administration. James and the Cavs celebrated their championship at the White House with President Barack Obama on Thursday, but if they win..." November 11

  • Why LeBron James snubbed The Undertaker at Cavs game

    NESN "It’s no secret that LeBron James’ WWE fandom dates back quite some time. And like any WWE fan, it stands to reason the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar would love a chance to meet The Undertaker, arguably the most notable and beloved wrestler of all time. Except that wasn’t quite the case last..." November 11

  • LeBron James, J.R. Smith react to Hillary Clinton's election loss

    ESPN "On Sunday, LeBron James was campaigning for presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton in his native Ohio. On Wednesday, he was looking for answers after her loss to Donald Trump. He posted a message on his Instagram account saying in part: "If we continue the faith (as hard as it may be to do so) we..." November 09

  • LeBron James would rather count triple-doubles than points

    ESPN "LeBron James doesn't like to be referred to as a point guard, even though he has effectively played the position for years. He doesn't like to be classified as a power forward, even though he has won championships playing swaths of games at the position. And he has never been crazy about being..." November 09

  • LeBron, Jazz's Hill named NBA Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the Utah Jazz’s George Hill today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Oct. 31 through Sunday, Nov. 6. James led the unbeaten Cavaliers to a 3-0 week, averaging 24.7 points (fourth in..." November 07

  • LeBron James passes Hakeem Olajuwon for 10th place on all-time scoring list

    CBS Sports "It didn't take long for LeBron James to make history on Saturday night. Needing just two points to tie Hakeem Olajuwon for 10th on the NBA's all-time scoring list, James scored in transition with 6:02 left in the first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers. James has now scored 26,946 points..." November 06

  • LeBron James: 'Philly should be excited to have' Ben Simmons

    CSN Philly "Years before Ben Simmons became the 2016 No. 1 overall pick, LeBron James met him as a high school sophomore. James considers the 20-year-old rookie “like a little brother.” They share the same agent, Rich Paul, and have gotten to know each other as basketball players and people. “He has a..." November 05

  • Wade's stylist consulting with LeBron's to get Cubs uni right after lost bet

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade is ready for his buddy LeBron James to make good on their World Series bet. The Bulls star smiled with pride on Friday while discussing the end of the duo's bet, which closed with the Chicago Cubs knocking off the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 early Thursday morning in a 10-inning..." November 05

  • LeBron James to Campaign With Hillary Clinton on Sunday

    New York Magazine "Three-time NBA champ and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is set to appear with Hillary Clinton in Cleveland this Sunday, two sources with information on the event told New York Magazine. James and Clinton will appear together at a get-out-the-vote rally at the Public Auditorium in..." November 05

  • LeBron takes subtle dig at Nets' mismanagement of draft picks

    SI "LeBron James paid Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown a big compliment on Thursday, and slipped in a quick joke about the horrible trade that landed him in Boston. After a 128–122 win, LeBron called Brown “a really good talent,” and a “strong kid” while speaking with reporters. Then, almost jealous of..." November 04

  • Lue thinks LeBron could go entire season averaging triple-double

    ESPN "LeBron James helped snap a 52-year title drought in the city of Cleveland last season by delivering a championship over the Golden State Warriors. This season, he could achieve something that hasn't been done by any NBA player in 54 years: average a triple-double. "I think he could if he wanted..." November 04

  • LeBron James to wear full Cubs uniform after World Series bet with Dwyane Wade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians in the World Series, and that means LeBron James is going to have to pay up. James, naturally representing Cleveland, and his best bud and Chicago native Dwyane Wade finalized their wager just after the series began: loser has to wear the winner’s..." November 03

  • Kyrie for MVP? LeBron says, 'Why not?'

    Akron Beacon Journal "In a year when the Most Valuable Player race appears wide open, LeBron James sees no reason why a new candidate can’t emerge: His own teammate. While James is a trendy pick to win his fifth MVP award, James said he believes Kyrie Irving is ready to enter the conversation. “Why not?” asked..." November 01

  • LeBron likens Air Canada Centre to soccer stadium

    Toronto Star "When he was last in these parts, LeBron James had vanquished the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Eastern Conference final and then lauded the team’s fans for their passion, support and cacophonous cheering. He and the Cleveland Cavaliers are back and his impression of the Air Canada Centre fans..." October 30

  • Doc Rivers: 'No doubt' LeBron James is top 5 all time

    Bleacher Report "Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers believes Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has already solidified himself as one of the top-five players in NBA history, even though he plays a different style of basketball than most of the marquee names from previous eras. William Lou of..." October 29

  • LeBron James didn’t want to play for Cavaliers before they drafted him

    ESPN "On the eve of the 2006-07 season, LeBron James stood along the baseline at Quicken Loans Arena and looked up toward the ceiling. "Man," James said, scanning the rafters, "we've just got to start putting some banners up there." James was coming off his first taste of the playoffs. He recorded..." October 29

  • Savannah James on Keeping a Peaceful Home So LeBron Can Relax

    Essence "Savannah James is having a really good year: two years after she, husband LeBron James and their three kids returned to their home state of Ohio, LeBron led the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA championship in the city, she celebrated her 30th birthday with a Ferrari and the Akron-native..." October 28

  • LeBron unhappy Tristan Thompson is dating Khloe Kardashian

    Hollywood Life "LeBron James hasn’t been happy that Tristan Thompson is dating drama magnet Khloe Kardashian, and we hear that the teammates had a locker room showdown before the Cavs’ home opener game. Here’s how Tristan defended his girlfriend to LeBron and the rest of the team! Tristan Thompson, 25, is not..." October 28

  • LeBron James Won’t Say if He Discussed Teaming Up With Carmelo Anthony in Cleveland

    SLAM Online "It’s no secret that LeBron James wants to play alongside his best buddies in the NBA, but when it comes to whether or not he recruited Carmelo Anthony this summer, James isn’t saying. The two superstars will face off tonight, as the Cleveland Cavaliers get their championship rings. Melo..." October 26

  • LeBron mum on chats with Melo about possibly joining Cavs

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "With the New York Knicks in town for the Cleveland Cavaliers' regular season opener, LeBron James gets to celebrate ring night Tuesday with teammates, family members and even some of his closest friends -- Carmelo Anthony included. Anthony, the high-priced star of the Knicks, will be on the..." October 26

  • Dwyane Wade, LeBron James set terms for their World Series bet

    Chicago Tribune "There is now some sartorial shame at stake in the Cubs-Indians World Series. So says Bulls star Dwyane Wade, who posted a video to ESPN's The Undefeated website with terms of his friendly wager with LeBron James on baseball's champion. "Here goes that World Series bet everybody been waiting..." October 26

  • Dan Gilbert considers LeBron James a partner, vows to keep spending big

    Sportsnaut "Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert hasn’t always had the best relationship with superstar LeBron James. In fact, it could be said they were bitter enemies at one point after James left for Miami. Yet since James re-committed to the city of Cleveland and won a championship for his hometown..." October 25

  • Cavs' LeBron James: I understand that teams get together to try to beat me

    CBS Sports "LeBron James isn't just arguably the best player in the NBA. He is also one of the smartest players the league has ever seen. He can recall specific moments in games from years ago. He calls out other teams' plays. He is also completely aware of his own place in history, and he knows he has had a..." October 25

  • LeBron, Wade placing 'a nice bet and more' on World Series

    CBS Sports "Earlier in the week, we detailed how Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has become a vocal supporter of the Cleveland Indians during their postseason run. It just so turns out that James' Indians will be facing one of his friend and former teammate's teams in the World Series. The Chicago..." October 23

  • LeBron James Says ‘Teams Get Together’ To Beat Him

    Dime Magazine "When the Golden State Warriors won the offseason by nabbing Kevin Durant in free agency, it almost seemed like it was a response to LeBron James existing and overpowering them in the NBA Finals. You couldn’t blame LeBron if he took it personally, but he hasn’t mentioned it phasing him publicly...." October 23

  • LeBron: Curry proves I can win MVP despite limited minutes

    ESPN "Even with his coach vowing to limit his minutes during the regular season, LeBron James thinks he can win a fifth MVP this year and only has to look to the guy that beat him out for the award the past two seasons, Stephen Curry, for evidence. “No,” James said Saturday when asked if he was..." October 22

  • Charles Barkley Explains Why He Doesn't Rank LeBron James Higher Than Kobe Bryant or Tim Duncan

    Complex "Even after LeBron James's extraordinary NBA Finals performance to capture his third ring and help lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first title in franchise history, Charles Barkley told Bill Simmons on his show, Any Given Wednesday, in June that James still isn't a top five all-time player...." October 22

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