LeBron James RUMORS & NEWS

  • LeBron: Harden Kick 'not basketball play'

    ESPN.com "Rockets guard James Harden was called for a flagrant foul for appearing to kick LeBron James below the belt in Sunday's 105-103 overtime win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was a flagrant foul 1, allowing Harden to stay in the game and finish off a 33-point performance to lead Houston to..." March 02

  • Colleges are offering scholarships to LeBron's 10-year-old son

    Yahoo! Sports "Whichever colleges are already recruiting 10-year-old LeBron James Jr. might be wise to back off for a few more years. It isn't making his father happy. The elder LeBron told reporters in Detroit at Cavaliers shoot-around Tuesday that colleges have already begun to send recruiting letters..." February 25

  • LeBron James sets all-time NBA record for assists by a forward: 'It's huge'

    The Score "LeBron James' assault on the NBA record book continues. With 11 assists against the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers' superstar passed NBA legend Scottie Pippen in career assists with 6,142. That makes James the most prolific passing forward in league history, an incredible..." February 25

  • BUSTED: LeBron James just dissed his huge sponsor — McDonald's

    Business Insider "LeBron James just dissed a major sponsor. The NBA All-Star told reporters Tuesday that McDonald's, which pays him millions of dollars each year for endorsements, was a part of his regular diet when he was unhealthy. James made the comments after he was asked how old he was when he started..." February 25

  • LeBron isn't happy that his 10-year-old is getting college letters

    USA Today "LeBron James Jr. is already showing signs of following in his father’s phenomenal footsteps. He’s led his team to an AAU national championship, balled out during the John Lucas All-Star weekend, and more or less is an absolute terror on the court. He also isn’t in middle school yet. Yet, the..." February 25

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    LeBron James @KingJames

    Man my heart real heavy right now thinking about @chrisbosh health! Especially after hearing about Kersey the other day. My prayers are....

  • LeBron James explains his aggressive All-Star game start

    Pro Basketball Talk "Russell Westbrook ended up taking home MVP honors for his performance in the 2015 NBA All-Star game, but early on, no one would have guessed that that would have been the case. “I think Westbrook came for it from the start,” LeBron James said afterward, which was kind of funny considering what..." February 17

  • Sources: LeBron voted NBPA vice president

    ESPN.com "Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has been elected first vice president of the National Basketball Players Association, according to sources. James will work alongside friend and Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, who was elected president of the NBPA last year. Free agent..." February 14

  • Love was 'caught off guard' by LeBron tweet

    ESPN.com "Kevin Love responded Tuesday to LeBron James' tweet from over the weekend that stated "stop finding a way to FIT-OUT and just FIT-IN." "Listen, I was caught off guard when I heard it," Love said after practice. "I talk to LeBron every day. I know there has to be some sort of an angle. You guys..." February 10

  • LeBron's complex contract explained in detail, will most definitely opt out

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A little-known factoid about LeBron James' contract with the Cavaliers: There's a "trade kicker" in there, which means in theory that were James to be traded, he could get an extra sum of money equal to 15 percent of the remaining value of the contract. Only, James' trade kicker is entirely,..." February 10

  • Love: 'No problem' with LeBron

    Covers.com "Kevin Love said Tuesday he has no problem with Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James. "I was caught off-guard when I heard about it," Love said Tuesday from the team's Independence, Ohio, training headquarters, discussing the well-publicized alleged dispute with James.”I talk to LeBron..." February 10

  • LeBron James, after admitting sending Kevin Love message via Twitter, denies sending Kevin Love message via Twitter

    Pro Basketball Talk "LeBron James admitted his “FIT-IN” tweet was about Kevin Love. Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report even described how LeBron revealed the meaning of his tweet: After Love lights up the flimsy defense of the Los Angeles Lakers for 32 points in a 120-105 victory Sunday, James is asked about the..." February 09

  • LeBron: 'Fit in' tweet about Love

    ESPN.com "LeBron James acknowledged after the Cavaliers' 120-105 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday that his tweet late Saturday night was referencing teammate Kevin Love. The term "fit out" was something Love used during the preseason. "I'm comfortable and just not trying to, I guess, fit..." February 09

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    LeBron James taking sacrifice to new level: "Whatever this team needs in order for this team to win, I'll come off the bench. I'm serious."

  • Brandon Jennings rips LeBron James on Twitter for leaving Cleveland in 2010

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon, but his thumbs were healthy enough to rip LeBron James on Twitter Monday night. In a discussion with a frequent NBA blogger on the social media site of the league's greatest all-time players,..." February 03

  • LeBron: Love needs more confidence in shot

    ESPN.com "After Kevin Love scored a season-low five points Monday and didn't attempt a shot after going 1-for-7 in the first quarter, LeBron James suggested there were more shots available for Love that he turned down and questioned whether his teammate's confidence might be shaken. "I think Kev had some..." February 03

  • LeBron James on Browns QB Johnny Manziel entering rehab: 'I support him and want him to get better'

    Akron Beacon Journal "Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel still has Cavaliers superstar LeBron James in his corner. Manziel, a notorious partier, entered a rehabilitation program Wednesday. In a statement released Monday morning, Brad Beckworth, a friend and adviser to Manziel, said the former Heisman Trophy winner..." February 03

  • Has LeBron James missed too many games to be MVP

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "A fifth Most Valuable Player award for LeBron James this season would be nearly unprecedented. First, he would tie Michael Jordan and Bill Russell for the second-most MVP trophies in NBA history, trailing only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with six. The award was instituted in 1955-56. Secondly, and..." February 02

  • LeBron remains doubtful Friday with wrist sprain

    The Score "LeBron James took part in portions of Friday morning's shootaround, but he remains doubtful for tonight's game against the Sacramento Kings. James is dealing with a sprained right wrist that forced him to miss Wednesday's victory over the Portland Trail Blazers." January 30

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    #Cavs F LeBron James (wrist) will not play tonight against #Blazers, I'm told.

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    David Blatt says LeBron (sore wrists) is a game-time decision because of the fall he had in Detroit last night

  • LeBron James out Wednesday vs. Blazers with wrist injury

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Cavaliers have finally gotten rolling as of late, winning six straight and beginning to look like the juggernaut of a team that many projected before the season began. But Cleveland only looks that way when LeBron James is in the lineup — and he won’t be on Wednesday for a home contest..." January 28

  • LeBron James breaks NBA record with latest honor

    Fox Sports Ohio "He's already a four-time NBA MVP and two-time champion -- now LeBron James can stake claim to another record. The Cleveland Cavaliers star was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week Monday for the 48th time of his career, more than any other NBA player before him. For James, 29 of..." January 26

  • Sources: LeBron made recent pitch to Allen

    ESPN.com "While the principal reason LeBron James visited Miami during his recent two-week rest period was to seek out warmer weather while he rehabbed strains in his left knee and lower back, he also had another item on his agenda. During James' Miami jaunt, the four-time MVP met with free-agent guard..." January 22

  • LeBron misses practice with flu-like symptoms

    Fox Sports Ohio "Cavaliers forward LeBron James did not practice Tuesday because of flu-like symptoms. James, 30, has played in four games after missing eight straight with a knee and back strain. The Cavs (22-20) have won three in a row and are in the midst of a four-game homestand. They host the Utah Jazz on..." January 20

  • Blatt on LeBron: 'We're OK ... we don't go out drinking together'

    The Score "Embattled first-year Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt opened up a bit Friday on the Cavs' challenges to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Blatt also went into some detail on his dissected relationship with LeBron James. Man to man, we're OK. We don't go out drinking together, but we're..." January 17

  • Hakeem Olajuwon: Michael Jordan 'far superior' to LeBron James

    CBSSports.com "Hakeem Olajuwon has weighed in on the subject, I hesitate to call it a debate, about LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan. From CNBC: "When people start comparing him with Jordan then that's not a fair comparison. Jordan was a far more superior player in a very tough league, he was very creative,"..." January 15

  • Can LeBron James save the Cavaliers from themselves?

    USA Today "LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night on the road against the Phoenix Suns. It had been two weeks since James had been in uniform for the Cavs, who were riding a five-game losing streak. LeBron scored 33 points, shoved his head coach, and Cleveland lost for the sixth..." January 14

  • LeBron James could return as soon as Tuesday

    Yahoo! Sports "LeBron James could return to action Tuesday in the Cleveland Cavaliers' game against the Phoenix Suns, provided he has a strong practice on Monday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Cavaliers coach David Blatt said he is hopeful James will practice Monday in Phoenix. Two other sources said..." January 12

  • LeBron James retains top spot on NBA’s most popular jerseys list

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA released its latest list of most popular jerseys, based on sales from October through December of 2014. Not surprisingly, LeBron James, after returning to play for the Cavaliers, remained at the top of the list. It’s the fifth consecutive time that James has topped jersey sales, but..." January 12

  • LeBron hopeful to return to Cavs' lineup next week

    The Score "LeBron James says his rehab for knee and back strains is on track and he hopes to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers next week during the team's five-game Western Conference road trip. James says he hasn't touched a basketball in a week and is rehabbing three to four times a day, according to..." January 08

  • Cavaliers consulted LeBron James before trading for J.R. Smith

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s no secret that Dion Waiters wasn’t a good fit for these Cavaliers. On a team stacked with offensive options like LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, Waiters and his propensity to take as many shots as possible was a skill set that simply wasn’t needed — and nether was the..." January 06

  • Report: LeBron didn’t buy into Erik Spoelstra until well into second season with Heat

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s no secret LeBron James and Erik Spoelstra were not on the same page their first season with the Heat. Miami started 9-8, and reports swirled about friction between Spoelstra and the players. LeBron bumped Spoelstra while returning to the bench during a timeout, and speculation reached..." January 03

  • Scout: LeBron James 'hasn't been the same guy in Cleveland'

    SI.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers are struggling. They have lost three games in a row and will be without forward LeBron James for at least two weeks as he deals with various injuries, including a balky knee and a lower back strain. SI.com’s Chris Mannix asked a Western Conference scout about the..." January 02

  • LeBron James Addresses Talk of him Leaving Cleveland

    Sportsnaut "Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James decided to address rumors that he will opt out of his contract following the 2014-2015 season. James had this to say following the team’s 16-point loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, the second consecutive game that the NBA champion has sat out with knee..." January 02

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    LeBron James won't play tonight against the #Hawks. He's 30 today. I work on my birthday.

  • LeBron Won't Rule Out Leaving Cavs

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "David Blatt isn't the one to blame for the Cavaliers' erratic, lifeless performances. He's stuck between a rock and a hard place. In June the rookie NBA head coach accepted a rebuilding project centered on a young nucleus in Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters and Tristan Thompson. The organization was..." December 30

  • LeBron James on David Blatt: 'What other coach do we have?'

    SB Nation "The Cavaliers' star didn't exactly offer a ringing endorsement of his coach amid rumors that his job status may be in doubt, but he also attacked the credibility of said rumors. LeBron James had a chance to pour cold water on rumors that Cavaliers coach David Blatt's seat is getting hotter and..." December 29

  • LeBron: Cavs 'not a very good team' right now

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Press rewind, past the Cavaliers' worst loss of the season on Sunday night, and stop the tape right after their win Friday over the Orlando Magic. LeBron James had scored 29 points in what looked like a gritty 98-89 road win, 15 in the fourth quarter. He said a brief dust-up with, and trash..." December 29

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    Dave McMenamin @mcten

    David Blatt on Anderson Varejao: "He has an ankle injury of some sort." Andy left arena on crutches, wearing walking boot.

  • LeBron James starting to slow down?

    ESPN.com "In the fourth quarter of a playoff game against the Boston Celtics in 2008, LeBron James came off a screen and rumbled to the basket and challenged Kevin Garnett at the rim. Garnett shoved him in the midsection as he went airborne, knocking James back slightly, but he reacted by just reaching..." December 13

  • 7,500 pairs of LeBron Nikes stolen

    ESPN.com "He just did it. A Memphis man has been charged with theft of property after driving away with a truck full of 7,500 pairs of the newest LeBron 12 Nike shoes with a retail value of approximately $1.5 million. In early November, police say Charles Jennings, an employee of cargo transportation..." December 12

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Cavs coach David Blatt announces that LeBron James will NOT play tonight against Thunder here in OKC

  • LeBron James a "game-time" decision for tonight against Thunder with sore left knee

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "LeBron James did not participate in shootaround and is a game-time decision for tonight's road matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder because of a sore left knee, a Cavaliers team official said. The team is calling James' injury "general soreness" in the knee, something that developed this..." December 11

  • LeBron violates royal protocol, puts arm around Kate Middleton during photo

    Yahoo! Sports "As part of a holiday and also in support of the NBA Cares initiative, Prince William and Kate Middleton took in a Brooklyn Nets-Cleveland Cavaliers contest on Tuesday night, sitting alongside unofficial NBA ambassador Dikembe Mutombo. The royals sat courtside as the Cavaliers broke a tie game in..." December 10

  • LeBron James wants an ‘I can’t breathe’ Eric Garner T-shirt to wear before game in Brooklyn

    New York Daily News "LeBron James is searching for a way to protest the Eric Garner decision, and he could display it Monday night in Brooklyn in front of the Royal Couple. Already outspoken about the death of Garner and a grand jury‘s decision not to indict the responsible officers, James was asked Sunday about a..." December 08

  • LeBron says he hasn’t abandoned chalk toss. Wonders how this became a story.

    Pro Basketball Talk "People care about whether LeBron James throws chalk into the air pregame. They just do. In the past week at PBT the story that LeBron has stopped doing the pregame ritual is the sixth most viewed story on this site. It’s become part of his iconography. People care. LeBron knows they care —..." December 03

  • LeBron James has stopped doing his signature chalk toss

    Fox Sports "The people wanted it, but LeBron James has apparently ditched his trademark chalk toss. Before the season, James asked the Cleveland fans to vote on whether he should continue with throwing up a bunch of chalk and slapping his hands together prior to each game. An overwhelming 95 percent were..." December 01

  • LeBron James was right: Cavaliers need more time

    USA Today "LeBron James is a realist. At times a cynic. But not a skeptic or a pessimist. The four-time NBA MVP knew when he decided in July to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers that turning the team into a championship contender demanded patience, more patience than anything else in his 12-year pro..." November 24

  • LeBron admits Spurs prompted exit from Miami — sort of

    San Antonio Express-News "LeBron James admitted the loss to the Spurs in last season’s NBA Finals played a role in chasing him from Miami back to Cleveland. Sort of. Had the Heat defeated the Spurs last June and won their third consecutive title, James said Wednesday he likely would have returned to South Beach for..." November 20