LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron's Biz Honcho 'Masked Man Attempts Break-In At Hollywood Hills Pad'

    TMZ "Maverick Carter, the guy who helped LeBron James score a fortune with Nike, nearly got his own loot jacked in a burglary ... TMZ Sports has learned. LBJ's honcho of all business deals has a crib in the Hollywood Hills, naturally, and got an unwanted visitor on March 22. According to law..." March 30

  • LeBron James goes on Twitter rant, wants coaches to be harder on players

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James went on an Twitter rant Sunday to share his opinion that coaches need to be harder on players and push them more in order to drive them towards success. James reflected on how some of his coaches pushed him and pleaded for current coaches to do the same, rather than sugarcoat..." March 27

  • LeBron James starts game with protective goggles. That lasts about a minute.

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James suffered a scratched cornea Friday night when he went up for a layup late in the third quarter and Jeremy Lamb tried to contest and caught him clean across the face. LeBron got the and-1, but had trouble keeping his eye open in postgame interviews Friday. Saturday he did play —..." March 26

  • LeBron will play vs. Wizards after suffering eye injury Friday

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James (scratched cornea) will play Saturday against the Washington Wizards. James scored 32 points against the Hornets Friday night and finished the game, but was scratched in the right eye late in the third quarter. He complained of blurred vision and was seen by a Hornets physician..." March 25

  • LeBron questionable against Wizards Saturday

    CBS Sports "LeBron James suffered a scratched cornea in his right eye in a win Friday over Charlotte and hinted he might not be available to play against the Washington Wizards on Saturday. "If coach decides to give me a game off, it's not because I'm resting," James said. "It's because I'm banged..." March 25

  • Nikola Jokic Said It’s A Mismatch When He Posts Up LeBron James

    Dime Magazine "The Nuggets thumped the Cavs on Wednesday night in a 126-113 win as the Cavs woes in March continued. After the game, LeBron James called into question his team’s toughness, as the Cavs once again struggled mightily on the defensive end of the floor, where they’ve been the second worst in the NBA..." March 23

  • LeBron James, making career-low 67%, pledges to shoot at least 80% on free throws in playoffs

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James is making a career-low 67% of his free throws this season. LeBron, via Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com: “Yeah it’s killing me, it’s killing me,” James said But I’ll be fine for the playoffs. For the rest of the regular season I’m going to end up shooting in the 60s, which is a..." March 23

  • LeBron: Resting became a problem only because I’m involved

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James disagrees with NBA commissioner Adam Silver's memo demanding that team owners be involved with decisions to rest star players, and said the league is only calling it a "problem" because he's sat out a couple times this month. "I love what Adam is doing for our league, but I don't..." March 23

  • Austin Rivers On LeBron's Kids: I Got Crap for Famous Dad Too ... Didn't Faze Me!

    TMZ "LaVar Ball could be right in his analysis of LeBron James' kids -- 'cause Austin Rivers says he's been "getting s**t" for being Doc Rivers' son since he was 6 ... but it never fazed him. We got Austin leaving Catch in L.A. where he APPLAUDED James for clapping back at LaVar -- who recently said..." March 23

  • LaVar Ball Dismisses LeBron’s Warning About His Kids: ‘What’s it Going To Do? NOTHING’

    Total Pro Sports "If it was an apology or some type of understanding LeBron James was looking for, he isn’t going to get one anytime soon. On Tuesday, LeBron responded back to LaVar Ball’s comments about his kids possibly being wack at basketball and giving examples of past NBA greats and their children not..." March 23

  • Stop Trashing LeBron For Taking Games Off, the NBA is to Blame

    Complex "Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Jeff Van Gundy, and a segment of the NBA media landscape is up in arms over the last two showcase Saturday night games on ABC. The Cavs-Clippers dud of a blowout this past Saturday, that saw LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love all earn healthy scratches, and..." March 22

  • LaVar Ball stands by comments he made about LeBron James’ kids

    Larry Brown Sports "LaVar Ball has made a new enemy in four-time NBA MVP LeBron James, and you won’t be surprised to hear how concerned the patriarch of the Ball family is about it. Not at all. Just hours after LeBron warned Ball to “keep my family out of your mouth,” Ball was a guest on FOX Sport Radio’s JT..." March 22

  • LeBron to LaVar Ball: Keep my family out of it

    ESPN "LeBron James directed a cease-and-desist order of sorts Tuesday to LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of three boys -- including star UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball -- who said earlier this month that his children are set up better for future success than those of the Cleveland Cavaliers' star. "Keep..." March 21

  • LeBron James Says NBA’s ‘Rest Problem’ Began When He Started Missing Games

    SLAM Online "Adam Silver sent a stern warning to teams who have been resting its players and has threatened “significant penalties.” At practice today, LeBron James was asked about Silver’s message and argued that Gregg Popovich has been resting players for years and it has only become a problem now that..." March 21

  • LeBron: Coach's job is to compete for a championship, not a game

    ESPN "Does the NBA have a problem with featured games becoming prime-time flops when star players sit out for rest? LeBron James doesn't think so. A day after Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue decided to rest James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in his team's 108-78 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers..." March 20

  • LeBron James Admits His Mom Helped Him Cheat to Pass Fourth Grade: 'This How G My Momma Is'

    Complex "In the latest episode of the Road Trippin' with R.J & Channing podcast, Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye were joined by Cleveland Cavaliers teammates LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and J.R. Smith. At one point in the conversation, they discussed their respective paths to get to where they are..." March 18

  • LaVar Ball finally said it: Lonzo, not LeBron, is the best player in the world

    CBS Sports "LaVar Ball has had quite a week. His home was burglarized , he appeared on ESPN and schooled Marcellus Wiley in a game of 1-on-1, and he’s now preparing for his oldest son, Lonzo, to play his first NCAA Tournament game on Friday night. But he’s apparently not so busy that he can’t make another..." March 18

  • USA TODAY Sports survey: NBA executives split on 4-person MVP race

    USA Today "Rest easy, NBA media folks. We aren’t the only ones who can’t seem to agree on this MVP race. The front office experts – guys who build rosters, run teams and scout talent for a living – are just as split as those of us who will ultimately decide the winner. One night it’s Russell..." March 14

  • LeBron James checks into game after hearing James Harden MVP chants

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James seemed to give us a glimpse of the competitive drive that helps make him the best player in the world. James’ Cleveland Cavaliers took on the Houston Rockets on the road Sunday in a nationally-televised game. James checked out of the game for a rest with 2:06 left in the first..." March 13

  • Why LeBron James is the 2017 MVP no matter what

    Fox Sports ""LeBron James is the best basketball player in the world." That is a statement, even in a world of alternative facts and very little consensus on much of anything, with which everyone agrees. "LeBron James is the 2017 NBA MVP." That is another statement that when you look at the facts in front..." March 09

  • LeBron James Apologized to His Wife for Trying to Be the Best Player Ever

    Complex "As you probably know, Cavaliers teammates Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye host their own podcast, Road Trippin', alongside the team's sideline reporter Allie Clifton. Turns out Kyrie Irving pondering whether the earth is flat or not was good pub. On a recent episode they were able to land..." March 07

  • LeBron James admits to crying at movies, reveals which one gets him emotional

    Fox Sports "LeBron James is one of the most physically imposing players in NBA history, but even the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar gets choked up from time to time. James dropped in on the Road Trippin’ podcast hosted by teammates Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye and reporter Allie Clifton on Sunday,..." March 07

  • Dwyane Wade thanks LeBron for staying home after beating Cavs

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Bulls received a major gift from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday as they got to face the Eastern Conference’s top team without the league’s top player. LeBron James did not attend Saturday’s game as he was ill, giving the Bulls a big opportunity to score a win. They took..." February 26

  • LeBron James defends Kyrie Irving: ‘If he decides the Earth is flat, that’s ok’

    Sportsnaut "Kyrie Irving caused quite the stir when he asserted the Earth is actually flat, not round as everyone knows to be the truth, during All-Star week. Whether he actually believes it or not remains to be seen, as NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he was just “trying to be provocative.” Either..." February 19

  • LeBron James: Can't compare me vs. Stephen Curry to classic rivalries

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors have met in the NBA Finals the past two seasons, and LeBron James and Stephen Curry are two of the biggest names in the NBA. James is a four-time MVP. Curry has won the past two MVP awards, and last year he was the league's first unanimous..." February 19

  • How LeBron James helped ruin the NBA Slam Dunk Contest

    Fox Sports "Pop quiz time! Can you name the four participants in the 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest? Correct! Last year's rightful (but not actual) winner, Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic, will be on hand on Saturday night. The other three dunkers: the Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, the Suns' Derrick Jones Jr.,..." February 18

  • LeBron on Cavs' injuries: 'As long as I'm in the lineup, we've got a chance'

    USA Today "LeBron James doesn't seem all that concerned that Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love is expected to miss the next six weeks while recovering from knee surgery. Widely considered the greatest basketball player in the world, why should he be? "As long as I'm in the lineup, we've..." February 15

  • The Long-Term Gains Of Being In The LeBron Business

    Real GM Basketball "When LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010, Dan Gilbert’s franchise went from breaking even most seasons with an expensive payroll, and luxury tax on top of that, to turning a profit of $33 million during the 10-11 season. Despite being in a financially limited small market, The LeBron..." February 14

  • Lebron, Griffin named NBA Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the LA Clippers’ Blake Griffin today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Feb. 6 through Sunday, Feb. 12. James averaged 25.5 points, 11.3 assists (second in the East and the NBA) and..." February 13

  • LeBron James wants Cleveland to extend 10-day deal with Derrick Williams

    ESPN "Derrick Williams, signed by the Cavaliers to a 10-day contract this week, will be sticking around Cleveland for a while -- if LeBron James has his say, at least. "We hope that this is a long-term thing," James said of Williams after the Cavs' 125-109 win over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday...." February 12

  • Kevin Durant says 2010 tweet about LeBron James was a reaction to fake news

    The Ringer "Returning to OKC Won’t Be Easy Bill Simmons: It’s got to be emotional. Kevin Durant: I wouldn’t be human if I sat here and just acted like I’m this super tough Teflon, [like] nothing gets to me, man. That’s what NBA players got to stop doing, man. You’re not that tough. You’re human at the..." February 10

  • LeBron ends presser with 'Oakley for president'

    USA Today "After Charles Oakley was arrested at the Knicks game on Wednesday night, LeBron James shared a photo of Oakley on Instagram with the caption, "Mood!! #Legend," which seemed like he was saying he's siding with the "legend" in as few words as possible. Well, after the Cavaliers lost to the..." February 10

  • LeBron James weighs in on Charles Oakley mess

    New York Post "LeBron James and the Cavaliers were in Indiana on Wednesday night, but Charles Oakley’s plight at the Garden wasn’t far from the King’s mind. Shortly after the Cavaliers defeated the Pacers, James went to Instagram and posted a picture of Oakley in his customary road Knicks’ uniform along with..." February 09

  • Iman Shumpert out vs. Pacers, LeBron could sit Thursday at Thunder

    Akron Beacon Journal "Iman Shumpert will not play tonight against the Indiana Pacers because of a sprained left ankle, but LeBron James will play despite the Cavs being in the midst of three games in four nights. Coach Tyronn Lue, however, said it’s likely James will rest tomorrow at Oklahoma City if his minutes are..." February 08

  • LeBron James says President Trump's order on refugees 'divides and excludes people'

    CBS Sports "By openly campaigning for Hillary Clinton before the 2016 presidential election, LeBron James made it abundantly clear that he is not a fan of President Donald Trump. James and several members of the Cavaliers are even refusing to stay in any Trump-branded hotels. So it should come as no surprise..." February 08

  • Charles Barkley: Dwyane Wade, Draymond Green are 'AAU babies' for backing LeBron

    CBS Sports "To no surprise to anyone, Charles Barkley is still talking about his war of words with LeBron James. The Cavaliers star took umbrage with Barkley saying James was whining about Cleveland needing to add another playmaker. Barkley also seemed to question James' competitive fire and spirit, which..." February 08

  • Barkley Plays High Stakes Blackjack in Vegas After LeBron Implies He Has Gambling Problem

    Black Sports Online "TMZ Sports recently spotted Charles Barkley in Las Vegas engaging in a high stakes blackjack session at the Mandalay Bay. This Vegas trip is amidst the back and forth between Chuck and Bron that got personal when Bron mentioned Chuck’s unpaid Vegas gambling debts. According to the TMZ report Chuck..." February 07

  • LeBron calls report regarding his pushing for a Love-Melo trade 'trash'

    CBS Sports "LeBron James fired back with furious intent Monday night after a report from the New York Daily News suggested he was pushing the Cavaliers to trade Kevin Love for his good friend Carmelo Anthony. The Cavs were quick to refute the story, but James took it a step further after the Cavaliers'..." February 07

  • Report: LeBron pushing Kevin Love-for-Carmelo Anthony deal

    ESPN "LeBron James is leaning on the Cleveland Cavaliers' front office to use Kevin Love if needed in a deal to acquire Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks, the New York Daily News has reported, citing a league source. Anthony has been the subject of recent trade rumors, with Knicks president..." February 07

  • LeBron becomes youngest player to reach 28,000 points

    NBA.com "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James surpassed Kobe Bryant as the youngest player in NBA history to score 28,000 career points during Saturday's 111-104 victory over the Knicks. James, who scored 32 points, achieved his latest milestone at 32 years, 36 days old. " February 05

  • This Is the Era of Dad Bron

    The Ringer "They say becoming a dad changes you in ways that you can’t anticipate. You might find yourself taking on responsibilities you once had considered beyond your scope. The welfare of others weighs heavy on a person. Or so I’ve heard. I don’t actually know. LeBron James does, though. He’s a father..." February 04

  • Draymond Green cheers LeBron James’ Charles Barkley rant

    San Jose Mercury News "When Draymond Green read LeBron James’ comments, he couldn’t help but stand up and scream at the screen. “Destroy him!” Draymond yelled. “Destroy him!” The adversaries, who faced off in the last two NBA Finals and have had two physical run-ins on the court that led to Green flagrants, were..." February 04

  • Don't expect LeBron James, 'Banana Boat Crew' to be drowned by drama

    Sporting News "We can’t remember a time when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony, three-quarters of the NBA’s famed "Banana Boat Crew," ran their craft onto the rocks and were left to explain the wreckage. These are three of the league’s most powerful players, along with their fourth crew mate, Chris..." February 03

  • Shaq to Barkley If I Was LeBron ... I'D PUNCH YOU IN THE FACE!

    TMZ "Shaquille O'Neal says Charles Barkley is lucky LeBron James didn't fly out to the "Inside the NBA" studio to BEAT his ass after his recent criticism ... 'cause that's what he woulda done. Shaq confronted Sir Charles Thursday night about his critical LeBron comments -- saying, "What you said was..." February 03

  • JR Smith thinks Charles Barkley is jealous of LeBron James

    Uproxx "The feud between Charles Barkley and LeBron James has become one of the NBA’s biggest stories because it’s the rare time when a current player has really fired back at the criticisms of a former NBA legend. James went after Barkley as both a player and a person in his response to Barkley’s..." February 03

  • Charles Barkley says he has no intention of smoothing things over with LeBron James

    CBS Sports "NBA television analyst Charles Barkley apparently does not see the point of reaching out to LeBron James and attempting to things over. Since the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar lashed out at Barkley on Monday, the Hall of Famer has maintained that calling James "whiny" was fair. In an interview..." February 02

  • LeBron James on the idea of teaming up with Lance Stephenson: 'I just want to win'

    CBS Sports "Wanting to fulfill LeBron James' request to add a play-maker off the bench, the Cavaliers are bringing in a fearsome foursome of Kirk Hinrich, Jordan Farmar, Lance Stephenson and Mario Chalmers for a work out to determine who will fill the vacant position. All four could be solid additions yet..." February 01

  • Charles Oakley: Charles Barkley needs to 'stop drinking at work'

    USA Today "Just hours after LeBron James ripped TNT analyst Charles Barkley, calling the Hall of Fame forward a "hater" and criticizing incidents that took place during his playing days, Charles Oakley — the longtime New York Knicks enforcer who has a lengthy history with Barkley — added some fuel to the..." February 01

  • Wade backs LeBron on Barkley: 'You should shut up'

    USA Today "First it was LeBron James. Then it was Charles Oakley. Now it's Dwyane Wade. This hasn't been a good 24 hours for Charles Barkley. When asked at Tuesday's shootaround about James' decision to rip Barkley, dubbing the Hall of Fame forward a "hater" and criticizing him for incidents that took..." January 31

  • LeBron James unloads on Charles Barkley: “He’s a hater”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Charles Barkley can be the definition of a “get off my lawn” guy. He thinks everything was better in his NBA era, and now he can’t stand the way the Warriors are winning launching threes, or the way LeBron James is good friends with Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Paul. Because in his day..." January 31