LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron James sells waterfront estate in Miami for $13.4 million

    ESPN "LeBron James took his talents to Miami, and now he's taking his money out of it. James, who played with the Heat for four seasons before returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers last year, sold his Miami home Tuesday for $13.4 million, a source confirmed to ESPN.com. James paid $9 million in..." August 26

  • Report: LeBron, Kyrie to see reduced minutes next season

    Larry Brown Sports "With several Eastern Conference rivals getting significantly stronger this offseason, if the Cleveland Cavaliers want to make it back to the NBA Finals in 2016, they’re gonna have to do some maintenance around the edges. And the team knows it very well. According to a report on Saturday by..." August 23

  • LeBron James sponsored tweets valued at $140K, or $1K per character

    ESPN "Want to pay LeBron James to tweet out your product? Expect to pay at about $140,000 and even then, the Cleveland Cavaliers forward is not likely to say yes. Opendorse, a company that specializes in executing and monetizing digital and social media campaigns for athletes, says a tweet from..." August 20

  • LeBron hints at 'Space Jam' sequel: We just need the 'Looney Tunes'

    CBS Sports "After LeBron James formed a partnership with Warner Bros., many wondered if a possible sequel to Space Jam was in the works. James has fueled speculation about the film, and although there are legitimate reasons why he shouldn't actually make the movie, the Cleveland Cavaliers star is hoping Space..." August 17

  • LeBron James believes he could beat Michael Jordan in his prime

    SI "In an interview with Today's Willie Geist, LeBron James said he could beat Michael Jordan in a hypothetical one-on-one game between both players in their prime. “Oh, I take myself,” James said. “For sure. I mean, I'm going to take myself versus anybody. I'll tell you one thing — they're going..." August 14

  • LeBron James announces full scholarships to University of Akron for his I PROMISE kids

    Akron Beacon Journal "The LeBron James Family Foundation and the University of Akron could be putting as many as 2,300 Akron kids through college in a new partnership announced Thursday. James and UA President Scott Scarborough revealed the next evolution in the foundation’s I PROMISE program at the organization’s..." August 14

  • LeBron: Cavs' No. 1 priority should be locking in Thompson

    ESPN "LeBron James praised the Cleveland Cavaliers front office for its moves this summer but stressed the team needs to get restricted free agent Tristan Thompson re-signed. "Our No. 1 objective right now is to sign Tristan," James said Thursday at Cedar Point amusement park. "He's a huge part of..." August 14

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    LeBron James announced he will provide full college scholarships to children who complete his I Promise program.

  • LeBron James not ready to commit to 2016 Olympics

    Sporting News "The man famous for "The Decision" isn't quite ready to make one about the 2016 Olympics. LeBron James says he hasn't decided whether he'll compete for Team USA in the Rio Games. Despite his uncertainty, James did show up for a mandatory USA Basketball minicamp this week. " August 13

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    Ben Golliver @BenGolliver

    LeBron James: family, health, Cavs season will impact 2016 Rio Olympics decision. "I'm not penciling in for next summer right now."

  • LeBron has already played more minutes in his pro career than Larry Bird and Magic Johnson

    Hoops Hype "Last season, LeBron James missed more than seven games (13 actually) for the first time in his NBA career and finished with his worst scoring average (25.3 ppg) since his rookie year. Were those the first signs of decline for the four-time MVP? Time will tell, but if that’s the case no one..." August 12

  • Jerry Colangelo: LeBron James has 2016 Olympic roster spot if he wants it

    ESPN "LeBron James knows he has a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic basketball team if he wants it, according to USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo. In an interview Tuesday with ESPN, Colangelo said he is comfortable with the widespread expectation that James is unlikely to make a firm..." August 12

  • Michael Jordan: 'No question' I could beat LeBron in my prime

    The Score "His Airness is at it again. At his annual Michael Jordan Flight School basketball camp, in Santa Barbara, Calif., M.J. fielded questions from the youngsters on hand, dishing on a variety of topics. Not surprisingly, each of Jordan's remarks were laced with confidence, competitiveness, and..." August 10

  • LeBron, Paul George will reportedly attend Team USA minicamp

    Sun Times "Good news for the USA Olympic team. LeBron James and Paul George are set to join USA Basketball’s mandatory minicamp later this month, reports Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears." August 04

  • Jerry Colangelo says LeBron James wants to be part of Team USA

    CBS Sports "LeBron James last played for Team USA in 2012, when the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was 27 years old, and USA Basketball is holding out hope that he's not done representing his country. James will obviously have a spot on the squad for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro if he wants..." July 30

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    Jason Lloyd @JasonLloydABJ

    LeBron OK with Mike Miller trade, per source, who said Miller wanted out and a chance to play again. #Cavs receive trade exceptions for both

  • LeBron's Exposed "Parts" Triggered FCC Complaints

    TMZ "Remember when LeBron James accidentally flashed his dong on live TV during the NBA Finals? Well, it ruined one viewer's Laser Tag date ... this according to the FCC. TMZ Sports obtained the complaints that were sent to the Federal Communications Commission back in June after cameras got too..." July 27

  • Space Jam 2? LeBron James, Warner Bros. announce partnership

    CBS Sports "LeBron James and Warner Bros. announced a partnership on Wednesday, and now rumors are swirling about the possibility of James starring in Space Jam 2. This is not the first -- or second -- time James has been mentioned as a potential co-star for Bugs Bunny, so perhaps there's fire with this..." July 22

  • LeBron James set for NBA union meeting with players feeling powerful

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A red carpet steered a few of the NBA's brightest stars, past greats, and some of its rank-and-file players through a Vegas casino and past gathered media into a concert hall for a historic event on Sunday night. For the first time, the league's players' union pieced together its own awards..." July 20

  • LeBron James I Suck In 'Trainwreck' ... But the Movie's Awesome!!

    TMZ "LeBron James turned into "Rotten Tomatoes" right in the middle of Hollywood last night -- giving a street review of his new movie "Trainwreck" ... and ripping himself in the process. James was leaving Le Jardin nightclub ... when he told us the movie is unbelievable -- but "I'm not that good in..." July 16

  • Actual FCC complaints from people who saw LeBron James' penis on TV

    SB Nation "Only a few people complained to the government about seeing it, and a couple weren't actually mad, but they're all pretty good. The Federal Communications Commission receives a lot of complaints, and some of them are about LeBron James' penis. After the King flashed his court jester during an..." July 14

  • LeBron suggests CP3 'had a lot more information' on DJ's plans

    Fox Sports "Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan may not be best friends, but that apparently hasn’t stopped CP3 from keeping himself in the loop over the past week. LeBron James was on vacation with Paul in the Bahamas while all of the Jordan drama was unfolding. At one point, it seemed like Jordan had already..." July 13

  • LeBron admits to having 'nightmares' over Finals loss to Warriors

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers megastar LeBron James made a rare radio appearance on Bleacher Report radio Sunday with Howard Beck and Ethan Skolnick, and covered a wide range of topics, including how he prepared for his role in the Judd Apatow-Amy Schumer film Trainwreck out this Friday, what it was like..." July 13

  • LeBron James: Cavs 'definitely don't want to come back the same team'

    ESPN "LeBron James brought the glitz and glamour of Hollywood to his hometown Friday for a screening of the upcoming raunchy romantic comedy "Trainwreck," but he made it clear what he really wants to see is more talent brought in by the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer. "It's been good so far, but we..." July 11

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    LeBron officially inked his extension w/ CLE on Friday morning, a source tells ESPN. He has his "Trainwreck" premiere in Akron later today

  • Report: LeBron agrees to 2-year, $47M deal with Cavaliers

    The Score "The third spin through free agency for LeBron James was far less exciting than the first two. James has agreed to a two-year, $47-million deal to remain with the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to a report from Chris Broussard and Brian Windhorst of ESPN. No television special. No Sports..." July 09

  • LeBron James thinks his 'legacy will speak for itself'

    CBS Sports "There is little doubt that LeBron James is as he put it, "the best player in the world." James did literally everything he physically could to will the Cleveland Cavaliers to victory in the NBA Finals but injuries and the sheer brilliance of the Warriors was too much for one man to overcome...." July 07

  • Amy Schumer says LeBron James could be a movie star after 'Trainwreck'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James is already the biggest star in professional basketball. Now, James may have a second career waiting for him after he retires. Less than two weeks away from the premiere of "Trainwreck," the Judd Apatow comedy starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader, most of the buzz surrounds..." July 06

  • Report: LeBron won't talk to Cavs until they re-sign Thompson

    Sporting News "Just when it seemed the Cavaliers could rest easy, the team got hit with another curveball. LeBron James has decided not to talk to the Cavs about a new deal until the team re-signs Tristan Thompson, according to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. James and Thompson both have Rich Paul as an..." July 04

  • Curry tops James in jersey sales

    Covers.com "LeBron James is no longer the king of NBA jersey sales. Stephen Curry, the sharpshooting guard who led the Golden State Warriors past James' Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals in June to the franchise' first championship in 40 years, passed James for the most popular jersey in the..." June 30

  • LeBron James and Kevin Love sat poolside Sunday in Los Angeles

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James and Kevin Love may not be "best friends." But pool buddies? Two of the Cavaliers' most important, expensive free agents-to-be were spotted hanging out Sunday at a Los Angeles-area hotel pool. Sources confirmed that James, who is in L.A. for his annual skills camp for high school..." June 29

  • LeBron James will be free agent July 1

    ESPN "LeBron James will bypass his $21.5 million player option with the Cleveland Cavaliers and become a free agent on July 1, sources told ESPN.com. The move, which was expected, marks the third time in the past six years that James will be an unrestricted free agent. This time is expected to have a..." June 29

  • The wait-and-see approach LeBron James will execute during the free-agency period

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "This time, free agency for LeBron James could be a drawn-out process or a fairly quick transaction. It all depends on how things shake out come July 1. The contract situations of Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and to a certain degree Brendan Haywood are expected to be..." June 26

  • Cavs' LeBron James won't recruit Kevin Love this time

    CBS Sports "Kevin Love is about to be a free agent, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James isn't going to be giving him a big pitch about staying. From the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Chris Haynes: This is going to be blown way out of proportion because it's the Cavaliers and it's these two players in..." June 24

  • LeBron James: Cavs fans are motivation after NBA Finals loss

    ESPN "LeBron James vowed improvement but said he has been buoyed by the Cleveland Cavaliers' fans after a disappointing NBA Finals loss to the Golden State Warriors. "It hurt to lose," James wrote Tuesday in captioning a Facebook photo of children in his LeBron James Family Foundation at the Cedar..." June 24

  • Phil Jackson: LeBron James travels half the time he catches the ball

    Bleacher Report "For 1,042 days, from 2011 to 2014, Phil Jackson was an unemployed basketball legend, living by the beach in Playa del Rey, California. With no players to coach, and no championships to chase, he channeled his energy into other interests. "I would come home from work, and he'd be reading..." June 22

  • LeBron still bummed about Finals, looking ahead to next year

    ESPN "For fans still bummed out about the Cleveland Cavaliers' loss in the NBA Finals, LeBron James has a message: He's not happy either. "It hurt to lose, and I'm still in a little funk right now, but I'm trying to work my way out of it," James said in a video posted Saturday for Bleacher Report...." June 21

  • LeBron openly defied Blatt during the Finals

    SB Nation "LeBron James had one of the best performances in NBA Finals history despite the Cavaliers' ultimate loss. He carried a shorthanded team to six games on sheer talent and will alone. Behind the scenes, however, he was ignoring and at times disrespecting coach David Blatt as much as ever,..." June 20

  • Kevin Love, LeBron Both Expected to Decline Player Options

    The Hoop Doctors "Kevin Love and LeBron James are both going to become free agents. No, Cleveland Cavaliers fans shouldn’t panic like crazy. And yes, we’re manipulating the concept of free agency here. Both players own player options for next season. Neither is expected to accept his. Love and LeBron will..." June 18

  • LeBron will basically be asked to play GM for the Cavs this summer

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James this summer can opt out of the final year of his two-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but we all know he is not leaving. That doesn’t necessarily mean this will be an uneventful offseason in Cleveland. In all likelihood, LeBron will opt out of his current contract and sign..." June 18

  • LeBron becomes first player to lead NBA Finals in points, rebounds and assists

    Pro Basketball Talk "Andre Iguodala – fittingly, though not deservedly – won NBA Finals MVP. Iguodala had an impressive series, the culmination of a stellar and unselfish season. This is no knock on him. But he doesn’t hold a candle to LeBron James‘ production. The Cavaliers forward became the first player to..." June 17

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    LeBron winning MVP if Cavs lose Finals: "I wouldn't feel good about it at all. I'm here to win a team prize not an individual prize."

  • LeBron says MVP no good if Cavaliers fall short

    ESPN "Should the Cleveland Cavaliers fail to dig themselves out of their 3-2 NBA Finals deficit to the Golden State Warriors, LeBron James would not find any consolation in the possibility that he still could be named series MVP in a losing effort. "I wouldn't feel good about it at all," James said..." June 16

  • The Good and Bad of the LeBron Juggernaut

    Grantland "When you see something you’ve never seen before, it can be hard to digest and understand at a basic level. Through the first five games, these NBA Finals have been confounding, and LeBron James, puppet master of the basketball world, has been manipulating them in a way that is borderline..." June 16

  • Remembering King James, Before and After His Crowning

    New York Times "Before we could suggest that northeast Ohio was on the verge of its worst depression since the great one of the 1930s, we consulted with Dru Joyce II, who returned from a cruise this week to find LeBron James and what’s left of his Cleveland Cavaliers one game away from losing the N.B.A...." June 16

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    I polled 50 league execs & coaches from the other 28 teams asking if @KingJames should be MVP even if Cavs lose. 31 said Yes, 19 said No.

  • LeBron James admits ‘I’m the best player’ comment was out of character

    Larry Brown Sports "LeBron James made a comment after the Cleveland Cavaliers’ loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night that is going to stick with him no matter which team goes on to win the NBA championship. “I feel confident because I’m the best player in the world – that simple.” From a guy who..." June 15

  • LeBron James is "happy where I'm at" with Cleveland Cavaliers in Finals, contract decisions looming

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "This is the Finals and the stakes for LeBron James and the Cavaliers are clear – just two more wins and they bring home the franchise's first championship. Predictably, that's where James' focus is today, and not on the business decisions waiting regarding his contract this summer. A secondary,..." June 15

  • LeBron on Steph Curry: 'He's the best shooter in our league'

    CBS Sports "Despite losing Game 5 of the NBA Finals 104-91, LeBron James remained confident afterwards because as he put it, he is "the best player in the world." James wasn't bragging but just expressing how he truly felt. But James didn't only compliment himself, he also praised Stephen Curry after the..." June 15

  • LeBron remains confident: 'I'm best in world'

    ESPN "LeBron James is in the midst of the most prolific postseason play of his career and he's not afraid to say it. Despite being down 3-2 in the Finals to the Golden State Warriors following a 104-91 Game 5 loss on Sunday, James explained why he is still confident about his Cleveland Cavaliers'..." June 15