LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • NBA GMs pick Spurs to repeat, LeBron MVP

    ESPN.com "The San Antonio Spurs are an overwhelming choice to repeat as NBA champion while LeBron James is the favorite to win the MVP award, according to the 2014-15 survey of NBA general managers. The general managers gave their answers to 56 questions and were not permitted to vote for their own..." October 22

  • LeBron James: Bulls 'much better than Cavs'

    ESPN.com "Less than two weeks before their first regular season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers. The two teams play Monday night in a preseason game at Ohio State University. The Cavs are calling it their most important preseason game, not just..." October 20

  • LeBron: Winning Two Titles Has Made Recruiting To Cleveland Easier

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James addressed how he was able to forgive Dan Gilbert and play for the man who excoriated him with a public letter on the Cleveland Cavaliers' team website in 2010. "As a man, if you got a problem with somebody, you sit down face to face and you talk to them eye to eye. And you hash it..." October 16

  • LeBron James says shortening the game won't cut it, eliminating games is the answer

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The NBA recently experimented with a 44-minute game involving the Brooklyn Nets and the Boston Celtics. The league is exploring the impact of shortening the game for various reasons. One of the most obvious reasons is the hope of preventing injuries. LeBron James was asked about his opinion..." October 15

  • LeBron James: Too early to make Olympics decision

    Covers.com "With LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavalier teammates are in Brazil to play an exhibition game Saturday against the Miami Heat, much of the talk has turned to the game's best player and the 2016 Olympics, coincidentally in Brazil. It's just too early to make a decision, James said..." October 11

  • LeBron James-produced 'Survivor's Remorse' picked up for 2nd season by Starz

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The LeBron James-produce "Survivor's Remorse" TV show was picked up for a second season by the Starz cable network. The show, a comedy about a star basketball player and the people close to him off the court, debuted on Starz on Oct. 4. It's co-produced by James' long-time friend and business..." October 11

  • Chalmers on scolding he used to get from LeBron: 'It's going to be a different factor for Kyrie' Irving

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "You might say Mario Chalmers had it rough in Miami. Sure, he was the starting point guard playing alongside three future Hall-of-Famers and that resulted in them securing back-to-back NBA championships. He had some fun, but he sure took a pounding and not the kind guards take when they're..." October 10

  • Bosh has 'no hard feelings' toward LeBron

    ESPN.com "Chris Bosh has effectively ended communication with former teammate LeBron James, but Bosh doesn't think that fact should surprise anyone. Bosh surprised some when he said he hadn't spoken with James since he left to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers in July. But he doesn't understand the..." October 10

  • Chris Bosh warns Kevin Love playing with LeBron James will be 'extremely frustrating'

    Sporting News "To play alongside LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers appears like a glamorous position for Kevin Love to be in. Chris Bosh, James' former Miami Heat teammate, might beg to differ, though. Bosh sacrificed his own numbers for the greater good of the Miami Heat, expanding his game away from..." October 09

  • Forbes: LeBron James has most valuable athlete brand in sports

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James is worth a lot of money. We all knew that, but Forbes Magazine wants you to know it’s A LOT of money. Forbes released “The Forbes Fab 40: The Most Valuable Sports Brands of 2014,” a list that has Nike at the top. Which makes sense. But when you get to athlete’s personal brands,..." October 09

  • Does LeBron James have his sights set on owning an NBA team someday?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "As LeBron James was busy putting 30 NBA owners on notice and lecturing players to be more "educated" about the league's finances on Monday, he reeled off a list of league business transactions that would make Forbes proud. "We continue to see teams selling for billions of dollars, being..." October 08

  • LeBron, Chris Paul May Push to End Max Contracts in NBA

    Complex "Today, reports surfaced saying that the NBA would soon be announcing a cushy new TV deal with TNT and ESPN. The biggest number to pay attention in the entire contract will be the $24B the NBA will be receiving over the course of their 9-year deal with these stations. The contract is three times..." October 07

  • Love him or hate him, LeBron's agent Rich Paul is just doing his job, and doing it his own way

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "As you enter the headquarters of Klutch Sports Group, you're met with a collection of framed NBA action photos assembled across the wall: Phoenix's Eric Bledsoe, Cleveland's Tristan Thompson, Washington's Kevin Seraphin, Miami's Norris Cole, San Antonio's Cory Joseph and of course, Cleveland's..." October 07

  • LeBron James says owners claiming money losses 'will not fly with us this time'

    SB Nation "The NBA has announced its new $24 billion TV deal with ESPN and Turner, and the players have begun weighing in on what it will mean going forward. LeBron James wasn't afraid to speak his mind on the new deal, stating owners claiming money losses "will not fly with us this time," reports Jeff..." October 06

  • LeBron James partners with ESPN on a new Disney TV show, 'Becoming,' debuting Oct. 26

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James' production company is working with ESPN Films on "Becoming," a Disney TV show for children, and the first episode will feature James. The partnership between Springhill Productions, James' company operated by long-time friend and business associate Maverick Carter, and ESPN was..." October 01

  • LeBron James says his back has been 'iffy' at Cavaliers camp

    SI.com "LeBron James indicated Tuesday that he's been battling a back issue in the early part of the Cleveland Cavaliers' training camp. James said his back has been "iffy," according to ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin. James has yet to miss a work out but said he could sit one out on Tuesday..." October 01

  • Mike Miller on what angered LeBron James in Miami: "LeBron thought [amnestying me] was an unnecessary change"

    Cleveland Plain Dealer ""We're as close as teammates than any I've had in my career. I've always wanted to play alongside of him. When you go through tough times in an NBA season, you get to know each other even more beyond the game of basketball." Those were the words of Cavaliers superstar LeBron James after..." September 30

  • LeBron Admits 'Greater Chance' He Stayed With Heat If They Won 13-14 Championship

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James admitted in an interview with Rachel Nichols on CNN's "Unguarded" that he was more likely to stay with the Miami Heat if they had won the 2014 NBA title against the San Antonio Spurs. James left the Heat to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers in July's free agency. "It's a greater..." September 25

  • LeBron Went 67 Days Without Sugars, Dairy

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James lost weight this offseason, going on a strict 67-day diet. "I had no sugars. No dairy. I had no carbs. All I ate was meat, fish, veggies and fruit," James said. " September 24

  • Court-crashing Cavs fan who approached LeBron says his arena ban has been lifted

    Fox Sports "In the fourth quarter of a Cavaliers-Heat game in March 2013 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Cavs superfan James Blair dashed onto the court during live action with a message on his shirt for LeBron James: "We Miss You" (front) and "2014 Come Back" (back). Officials stopped play, but..." September 23

  • LeBron: "Kyrie can be the best PG in the league"

    Covers.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are going to have a brand new look this season, and hometown boy LeBron James is pretty excited about the makeup of the team - especially at the point guard position. Kyrie Irving, the Cavs' No. 1 overall selection in the 2011 NBA Draft, has blossomed into an NBA..." September 18

  • LeBron James' hair has grown back, apparently

    Fox Sports "It's been quite an offseason for NBA superstar LeBron James: first he emotionally departed from the Miami Heat in free agency to return home to the Cleveland Cavaliers (minus the Boys and Girls Club this time), then he shed some serious weight thanks to a carb-cutting diet, and now it appears that..." September 17

  • LeBron unveils new shoe as Cavs camp nears

    ESPN.com "LeBron James will soon rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers for training camp but he had some business to take care of first. He was at Nike's corporate headquarters Tuesday for the unveiling of his new shoe, the LeBron 12. It is his first new shoe with Nike since he returned this summer to the..." September 17

  • Kobe Bryant's text to LeBron James after The Decision was so Kobe Bryant

    Sporting News "Kobe Bryant is supremely confident. This is a secret to no one. And because of that confidence, there is no doubt in his mind that he is the best player in the world, even at age 36. In one of a series of untold Bryant stories, Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report provides details that explain who..." August 26

  • Dan Le Batard: LeBron’s wife didn’t want to leave Miami; Heat thought he was staying

    Larry Brown Sports "Dan Le Batard has become very well-versed on all things LeBron James over the past four years. And if you believe his take on the way LeBron left Miami to return to Cleveland, it sounds like LeBron’s people gave the Heat the runaround. During an interview with Dan Patrick on Monday, Le Batard..." July 14

  • LeBron: I'm coming back to Cleveland

    SI.com "Before anyone ever cared where I would play basketball, I was a kid from Northeast Ohio. It’s where I walked. It’s where I ran. It’s where I cried. It’s where I bled. It holds a special place in my heart. People there have seen me grow up. I sometimes feel like I’m their son. Their passion can be..." July 12

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Dwyane Wade left cross-country flight with LeBron James to Miami still unsure of which way James is leaning, sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Cavs pressed Celtics/Nets officials to complete paperwork on 3-way trade in last hour, needed it done "immediately." Cap space is clear now.

  • LeBron to rejoin Cavs will be announced on his Web site before he leaves for World Cup

    Sheridan Hoops "The Decision has been made, even though it hasn’t been made public by the man himself. LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, a league source tells SheridanHoops.com. James met with Miami Heat president Pat Riley on Wednesday in Las Vegas to deliver the news, and Riley did his..." July 11

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    Andrew Sharp @andrewsharp

    LeBron sat down Wednesday and Pat Riley passed out laminated copies of the Dan Gilbert letter to everyone. "Let's all read together"

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    LJ Rumors running rampant. Here's something definitely true: LJ still has family he wants to talk to before announcing decision

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    To be more precise, no less than five police officers at LeBron James home. They were told to expect a 3:30 ET announcement.

  • NBA world waits nervously for LeBron resolution

    New York Post "Pat Riley got his highly anticipated meeting with LeBron James on Wednesday in Las Vegas. Now the question is whether the Heat president convinced the self-described King to remain in Miami, where he has won two NBA championships, or if James will head home, back to Cleveland. According to..." July 10

  • LeBron James undecided after Pat Riley, Heat meeting

    USA Today "LeBron James' highly anticipated meeting with the Miami Heat in Las Vegas ended Wednesday afternoon, but his uncertain future remains. According to a person with knowledge of his situation, James has not made up his mind about whether he will re-sign with the Heat or head elsewhere. The person..." July 10

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Source: LeBron James will not make/announce his decision tonight

  • Report: 90 percent chance LeBron returns to Cleveland

    Sheridan Hoops "A plugged-in source tells me there is a 90 percent chance that LeBron James will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it will be announced on www.lebronjames.com if it happens. That is my latest intelligence, and it comes from the same league source who told me Monday that he felt there was a..." July 09

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    LeBron James reached out to two vet free agents last week about joining him, IF he left Miami, sources tell Yahoo. Mike Miller was one.

  • Carmelo holding out hope Phil can deliver LeBron to Knicks

    New York Post "This is Carmelo Anthony’s “dream” — play in New York with LeBron James this season. That’s right. New York. Not Miami. Too bad it’s a long shot to happen. According to a friend of Anthony’s, Melo has held out faint hope Knicks president Phil Jackson can pull a miracle and clear out the..." July 09

  • Cleveland stuck between ‘hate’ and desperation for LeBron

    New York Post "When you break a city’s heart, there is a steep price to pay. Fan forgiveness takes time, even if you are the King. “I hate him. I don’t want him back,’’ Jason Timothy, 27, said Tuesday on the four-year anniversary of The Decision, the day LeBron James officially dumped the grittiness of..." July 09

  • LeBron Narrows Choices To Heat, Cavs

    Real GM Basketball "LeBron James has narrowed his choices down to the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Adrian Wojnarowski during an appearance on Fox Sports Live. James will meet with Pat Riley on Wednesday." July 09

  • Report: LeBron James to meet with Pat Riley Wednesday in Las Vegas

    Pro Basketball Talk "Maybe, finally, this will lead to a little clarity. NBA free agency has been bottlenecked waiting for LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony to make their decisions, which will open up the secondary markets and after that the dominos will start to fall quickly. LeBron James is set to meet with Pat..." July 08

  • Jim Brown says LeBron only should return to Cavaliers if Dan Gilbert makes public apology

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Cleveland’s greatest sports legend would have no problem with LeBron James returning to the city, but believes he only should under one condition. Jim Brown, the hall of fame Browns running back, believes James only should re-sign with the Cavaliers if owner Dan Gilbert makes a public apology...." July 08

  • Report: LeBron's 'inner circle' wants return to Cavs

    SI.com "LeBron James' "inner circle", including his wife Savannah, reportedly believe he should return to Cleveland, according to Chris Sheridan of SheridanHoops. Sheridan cites a "source who has been briefed" on James' free agency. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski previously reported that James'..." July 08

  • Cavs explain why they took down Dan Gilbert's letter to LeBron James

    SB Nation "By now, you've probably noticed that Dan Gilbert's famous Comic Sans letter to LeBron James, an active link on the team's website even four years later, was taken down for good Sunday night at the same time rumors circulated about a meeting between the Cavaliers and James' agent to discuss a..." July 08

  • Cavs believe James is open to pitch

    ESPN.com "After more than two years of planning, the Cleveland Cavaliers believe they have LeBron James legitimately listening to their pitch to leave the Miami Heat and return to his home state in free agency, according to sources close to the process. There has yet to be a firm indication that James..." July 07

  • LeBron James, agent to meet with Heat's Pat Riley soon

    USA Today "LeBron James and his agent, Rich Paul, plan on meeting with Miami Heat president Pat Riley in person early this week, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the talks. James is a..." July 07

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Lakers did have their meeting in Cleveland today with LeBron James's agent, Rich Paul, per source familiar with the discussions.

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    THIS JUST IN: Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak on plane to Cleveland, to meet with LeBron's agent, Rich Paul, on Friday. (via @ramonashelburne)

  • LeBron agent meets with four teams

    ESPN.com "The agent for LeBron James has this week met with officials from multiple teams interested in courting James in free agency, according to sources close to the process. The exact number of teams to secure face-to-face meetings with Cleveland-based Rich Paul was not immediately known, but sources..." July 04

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    Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO

    Am told LeBron decision on next team will be delivered suddenly, with little fanfare. "Bam, this is where I'm going," source described.

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