LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • Draymond Green disagrees with LeBron James, says Warriors-Cavs is a rivalry

    CBS Sports "Unlike LeBron James, Draymond Green is willing to say that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors indeed have a rivalry. Before the Warriors' 126-91 blowout victory on Monday, James insisted that the Cavaliers have no rivals. Green essentially said James was lying. "I don't have much..." January 17

  • Flagrant or flop? Draymond Green crashes into LeBron James

    New York Daily News "Draymond Green appears to be up to his dirty tricks again. Or has LeBron James just mastered the art of flopping? Things got a little chippy between the Cavaliers and Warriors Monday night as James and Green collided into each other during the second quarter in a rematch of last season’s NBA..." January 17

  • Cavs GM David Griffin: 'Shame on us' if we don't maximize LeBron James' legacy

    CBS Sports "When LeBron James decided to come home, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin and his front office immediately had a responsibility to build a championship team. This is not some kind of hardship -- every executive in the NBA history would love to have a player of James' caliber --..." January 16

  • LeBron James said Golden State Warriors are NBA's 'best team,' not a 'rival'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James called the Golden State Warriors the "best" team in the NBA not once, but twice Friday night. How's that for stoking the flames of what's supposed to be the league's best rivalry? "We don't look at it as a rival," James said. "They're a great team. They've been the best team..." January 15

  • LeBron James: DeMarcus Cousins ‘the best big man in our game’

    Sportsnaut "Demarcus Cousins has been a highly regarded and highly mercurial player since entering the league in 2010. Equal parts dominant and outspoken, Cousins has helped revitalize a position once dominated by big bruisers in the paint. With his level of play only rising as his career progresses,..." January 14

  • LeBron James is growing frustrated with recent lack of foul calls

    CBS Sports "Believing that he is drawing numerous uncalled fouls, LeBron James has a bone to pick with the officials. But not wanting to get a fine, James isn't directly commenting about officiating. Instead he is dancing around the issue and is letting team sources vouch for him, which is a savvy..." January 11

  • Sources: LeBron frustrated by how he has been officiated this season

    ESPN "Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has become increasingly frustrated with the way he has been officiated this season, multiple team sources told ESPN following Cleveland's 100-92 loss to the Utah Jazz on Tuesday. James' frustration boiled over with 2:09 remaining in the first quarter, when he..." January 11

  • LeBron James Told Kyle Kover Exactly How He Wants Him To Play

    Uproxx "During Kevin Love’s first season with the Cavs, there were plenty of ups and downs that resulted in thinly-veiled media jabs, widespread trade rumors (however manufactured), and mumbo-jumbo sub-tweeting about fitting in versus fitting out (whatever that’s supposed to mean). It took nearly two full..." January 10

  • LeBron becomes 14th player to hit 10,000 career field goals

    SLAM Online "LeBron James became the 14th player in NBA history to reach 10,000 career field goals Sunday night, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 120-116 road win against the Phoenix Suns. James scored 12 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to secure the victory. Kyrie Irving added 27 points and..." January 09

  • LeBron: 'I don't have the patience' to be a head coach

    Larry Brown Sports "Every time LeBron James finds himself sitting out or in a huddle, people joke about how he’s taking matters into his own hands and usurping the actual coach. That doesn’t mean James wants to be a head coach More specifically, he thinks he wouldn’t be a good one. “No. No, no. I don’t have the..." January 09

  • LeBron James: Cavs aren't done making moves

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James said the Cavs aren't done making moves after the likely acquisition of Kyle Korver and declared again that the team needs another point guard. "We still got a couple more things we need to do," James said Friday, when asked if Cleveland's pending trade with Atlanta for Korver was..." January 07

  • LeBron James is certain Kyle Korver will shoot even better with the Cavaliers

    CBS Sports "Kyle Korver is joining the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers, and they can't wait for him to start firing away. The Cavaliers' trade with the Atlanta Hawks hasn't been officially completed yet, but they know exactly what he will bring to the table. Before their shootaround for Friday's game..." January 06

  • Steve Nash: Kevin Durant signing with Warriors ‘the same thing LeBron did’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Steve Nash believes Kevin Durant joining the Golden State Warriors is no different than when LeBron James took his talents to South Beach and play for the Miami Heat … and then return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nash currently serves as a part-time consultant with the Warriors and has been pals..." January 06

  • Dwyane Wade calls 2016 Finals LeBron James' defining moment

    ESPN "Dwyane Wade believes that LeBron James' performance in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers back from a 3-1 deficit to the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals is "a defining moment" for his close friend's legacy. "That was special," Wade said on Wednesday. "That was incredible. We've seen a..." January 04

  • Dwyane Wade says Kobe Bryant, LeBron James are toughest players he's faced

    CBS Sports "Dwyane Wade's Chicago Bulls will face LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, which means it's time for the two of them to talk about how much respect they have for each other again. At shootaround, Wade said James and former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant are the two best players..." January 04

  • Jrue Holiday touched by LeBron James’ gesture as his wife recovers from brain surgery

    Fox Sports "LeBron James is one of the fiercest competitors in the NBA, but the Cleveland Cavaliers star knows when it’s time to keep things in perspective. Before Monday night’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, the perennial All-Star walked over to Jrue Holiday to lend some words of encouragement to..." January 04

  • Cavs' LeBron James says the Celtics absolutely have a star: Isaiah Thomas

    Boston Herald "LeBron James paused a moment when trying to think of a player he could compare to Celtics star Isaiah Thomas. “No, he’s a unique talent,” the Cleveland colossus said before Thomas had 31 points, albeit in a 124-118 Cavs win last night. “Maybe Damon Stoudamire. You know, lefty, crafty, can get..." December 31

  • LeBron gives himself an 'F' vs. Celtics: 'I was horrible tonight'

    Fox Sports "LeBron James finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double on Thursday night in a 124-118 win over the Boston Celtics, but he wasn’t happy with his performance. The Cleveland Cavaliers star, who turns 32 today, was pretty blunt in discussing his play afterward, saying he’d have given himself a..." December 30

  • LeBron James on Michael Jordan: “Our games are completely different”

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James is compared to Michael Jordan not because they have similar styles, but because at a certain point the games great players can only be measured against one another — and Michael Jordan is the ultimate bar. He is the GOAT (at least for most people, you can argue it if you want). LeBron..." December 29

  • Like Kevin Durant, LeBron James blasts of NBA's Last Two Minute reports

    CBS Sports "Although the NBA announced in their Last Two Minute report that two calls went against the Warriors in their Christmas Day 109-108 loss to the Cavaliers, Kevin Durant found it detrimental. Durant profanely stated that the reports by the league are not helpful in any way and really only hurt..." December 29

  • Kobe Bryant breaks down how to defend LeBron James

    CBS Sports "Tales of Kobe Bryant's obsessive nature and intensity when it came to working on his game are legendary. The ways Bryant trained and analyzed the game are why he is future Hall of Famer and is one of the best players to ever play. Bryant has taken this knowledge of training and of basketball..." December 28

  • LeBron James was named AP Male Athlete of Year for 2016

    CBS Sports "LeBron James continues to reap the rewards of leading the Cavaliers back from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals against the Warriors and in the process ending the city of Cleveland's 52-year championship drought. Already Sports Illustrated's 2016 Sportsman of the Year, James was named the AP Male..." December 27

  • Kobe Produces ‘Awesome’ Short Film Showing How to Defend LeBron

    Black Sports Online "This is awesome, and Kobe Bryant needs to bring us more of this stuff! Former Lakers great, and hoops icon Kobe Bryant produced a short film for NBA Countdown breaking down how to defend the NBA’s best players, including Cavs star LeBron James. Bryant used some Hollywood magic, along with..." December 27

  • NBA: LeBron should have been T’d up for hanging on the rim after monster dunk vs. Warriors

    Fox Sports "LeBron James threw down an incredible late-game dunk in the Cavaliers’ Christmas Day win over the Warriors, but a day later, the NBA says that James should have received a technical foul for deliberately hanging on the rim after he slammed the ball home. The NBA’s official video conveniently..." December 27

  • Klay Thompson doesn't regret saying LeBron's 'feelings got hurt' in NBA Finals

    ESPN "After Klay Thompson took LeBron James to task before Game 5 of last season's NBA Finals for essentially claiming he snitched on Draymond Green while also saying James' feelings must have been hurt to resort to such squealing, the Cleveland Cavaliers proceeded to secure three consecutive victories..." December 24

  • LeBron James delivers $1.3 million in cash to The Wall winners

    Sportsnaut "In addition to being one of the best basketball players of all time, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers dabbles in television and is an executive producer for the NBC new show, The Wall. Here’s a video James shared on his Instagram account in which he hand delivers $1.3 million in cash to..." December 24

  • Warriors-Cavs rivalry needs LeBron and K.D. to hate each other, starting on Christmas

    CBS Sports "It's time for Kevin Durant and LeBron James to hate each other. Put that friendship on hold. Trade two-hand touch, offseason football games for bruised feelings and frantic competition. On Sunday, when the Warriors head to Cleveland, don't root for one team or the other. Root for Durant and..." December 23

  • LeBron James climbs up NBA's all-time scoring list for third time this season

    CBS Sports "For the third time this season, LeBron James has made NBA scoring history. Scoring on a putback in the opening minutes against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, LeBron James passed Moses Malone for eighth place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. The basket put James at 27,409 points for his..." December 21

  • Tyronn Lue and the Art of Igniting LeBron

    ESPN "Tyronn Lue took a risk. "LeBron, you gotta be better! If we're gonna win, you gotta be better!" Deep inside Oakland's Oracle Arena, the visitors locker room was not a happy place. It was halftime, Game 7 of the NBA Finals, and the Cavaliers were trailing the Warriors 49-42. Lue had tough..." December 21

  • LeBron proud of getting new game show to air

    ESPN "LeBron James and his wife, Savannah, already have three children, but the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar said seeing his game show, "The Wall," debut on NBC on Monday made him feel like proud papa all over again. "To see it come all the way to where it was last night, it was like seeing your kid..." December 20

  • Phil Jackson ‘saddened’ LeBron James, others offended by ‘posse’ remark

    Larry Brown Sports "Phil Jackson has taken a seemingly endless amount of criticism for the remarks he made about LeBron James and LeBron’s business partners last month, but he has not taken the time to defend himself publicly. That doesn’t mean he has no regret over it. Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report describes..." December 15

  • LeBron James, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant can earn $210 million deals under new CBA

    CBS Sports "The new collective-bargaining agreement has been agreed upon in principle, and if you thought the deals were big last summer, wait until you see what guys are getting next year. For years, LeBron James has been dancing with one-year deals as the salary cap has skyrocketed. With no injury..." December 15

  • What to do when LeBron James' no-show stings fans?

    USA Today "Becky Morris is a hair stylist. Her husband Justin sells video security systems. They do not have a lot of money. They have to be careful with what they spend. But their son, Canon, had an 18th birthday coming up. And Canon Morris loves Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James. "He absolutely..." December 15

  • LeBron James as a coach? ‘He would kill somebody’

    Sporting News "David Fizdale said he wouldn't have become the Memphis Grizzlies head coach if it wasn't for LeBron James back when the two were with the Miami Heat. Fizdale admired James' basketball intelligence, diligence and leadership as the Heat trekked to back-to-back NBA titles in 2012 and 2013. There..." December 14

  • David Fizdale: LeBron James values perfection too much to be a coach

    ESPN "First-year Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale admits that LeBron James was instrumental in his ascension to his position after he served as an assistant coach for the Heat when the Cavaliers superstar played in Miami. "I wouldn't be the coach that I am if I didn't get a chance to coach..." December 14

  • Jay Z takes shot at Phil Jackson while introducing LeBron James

    ESPN "Jay Z took a dig at New York Knicks president Phil Jackson during his speech to introduce LeBron James as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year on Monday night. Jay Z referenced the term "posse," which Jackson previously used to describe James' business associates. James and business..." December 13

  • LeBron James, Maverick Carter to produce Muhammad Ali HBO documentary

    USA Today "Not long after donating $2.5 million to support the Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, LeBron James and Maverick Carter announced on Monday they will produce a multi-part documentary about Ali’s life and career for HBO. “It’s tough..." December 12

  • LeBron James the only Cavs player using an iPad on the bench

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Not long after the 4:12 mark of the first quarter Saturday night, when LeBron James had first exited the game, did a gentleman in khakis and a dress shirt with the collar unbuttoned hurry from the tunnel at The Q carrying an iPad toward the Cavs' bench. Uploaded to the iPad were a number of..." December 12

  • LeBron James featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated

    247 Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James was recently announced as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year as he became the second athlete to win the award multiples times. With that being the case, Sports Illustrated released the cover photo featuring James that will be released to the..." December 12

  • LeBron James becomes first player to pass 27,000 points, 7,000 rebounds, and 7,000 assists

    CBS Sports "LeBron James continues to pile up career statistical accolades never before seen. When you have the sustained incredible career he has had, being elite from nearly his third season on, and when you almost never miss time, you're going to pile up a lot of them. It's a testament to both his..." December 11

  • LeBron James makes NBA history again, moves to ninth place on all-time scoring list

    CBS Sports "Climbing up another spot on the NBA's all-time scoring list, LeBron James continued his pursuit of Michael Jordan's legacy on Friday. Scoring 27 points in the Cavaliers' 114-84 win over the Miami Heat, James surpassed NBA legend Elvin Hayes for ninth on the all-time scoring list. James passed..." December 10

  • Chris Paul keeps hope of teaming with LeBron and Melo alive: ‘Anything’s possible’

    New York Daily News "Clippers All Star point guard Chris Paul is not ruling out joining forces with pals Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James, saying "Definitely, anything's possible." Paul, who can become a free agent on July 1st, told the Open Run podcast with Jesse Williams and Stefan Marolachakis that he has..." December 08

  • Can Russell Westbrook average a triple double? He has a believer in LeBron James

    CBS Sports "Russell Westbrook has everybody's attention. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard is averaging a triple-double for the first time since Oscar Robertson did it and has registered a triple-double in each of his last six games, a streak that only Robertson, Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain have..." December 08

  • Cavs' LeBron James downplays decision not to stay at Trump hotel

    CBS Sports "LeBron James compared his decision not to stay at the Trump SoHo while the Cleveland Cavaliers are in New York to choosing to eat chicken instead of steak. Before Wednesday's shootaround at Madison Square Garden, James told reporters that he was "not trying to make a statement," via ESPN's Dave..." December 07

  • 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