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LeBron James

LeBron Raymone James (pronounced /ləˈbrɒn/; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National ... More »LeBron Raymone James (pronounced /ləˈbrɒn/; born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed "King James", he was a three-time "Mr. Basketball" of Ohio in high school, and was highly promoted in the national media as a future NBA superstar while a sophomore at St. Vincent – St. Mary High School. He was selected with the number one pick in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Listed as a small forward, James has set numerous youngest player records since joining the league. He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2003–04, was named the NBA Most Valuable Player in 2008–09 and 2009–10, and has been both an All-NBA selection and an All-Star every season since 2005. In 2010, a much-publicized free agency process ended with James signing with the Miami Heat. James led the Cleveland Cavaliers to consecutive playoff appearances from 2006 through 2010. In 2007, the Cavaliers advanced to... [ Wikipedia ]

Ted Leonsis on LeBron James, Wizards free agency and the ‘meltdown’ on draft day

Ted Leonsis on LeBron James, Wizards free agency and the ‘meltdown’ on draft day Wizards Coach Randy Wittman and senior vice president Tommy Sheppard flew to Poland to meet with free agent center Marcin Gortat over the weekend, and Wittman and VP of Player Programs Ed Tapscott are ...

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Pau Gasol Seems to Be in Every N.B.A. Contender’s Plans

Or when the Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert’s plane was tracked heading toward South Florida, surely a sojourn to pick up LeBron James. And that was just Sunday. Amid the hysteria, and operating just below the airspace occupied by Anthony and James, Gasol is a man with options, many ...

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LeBron James stays quiet while Miami Heat remains busy

LeBron James seems to have taken a kind of Zen approach to free agency. (Alex Trautwig / Getty Images) The biggest name in NBA free agency remains available and, for now, is keeping a very low profile. LeBron James, who opted out of his contract with the Miami Heat last week in a ...

Bosh, Wade could take hefty pay cuts to stay with Heat, James

Bosh, Wade could take hefty pay cuts to stay with Heat, James Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, left, LeBron James, center, and Chris Bosh share a laugh during a November game. Bosh and Wade may take a pay cut to stay with the Heat — and make sure James does the same. (Wilfredo ...

Why Phoenix Suns are attractive option for LeBron, Carmelo

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Suns are planning an aggressive pursuit of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. The Suns have $33.5 million in salary-cap space and could shed the next $10 million needed to sign James and Anthony to maximum contracts without unloading the young ...

Is the home run derby going the way of the NBA’s slam dunk contest?

Of course, one player could restore instant cachet to the dunk contest, and that’s LeBron James. He has hinted over the years at wanting to do it, but never has, and at this point, it’s hard to see the 11-year veteran bothering. James even went as far as kind-of promising to ...

Was Josh McRoberts brought in to replace Chris Bosh on the Heat?

Should LeBron James and Bosh stay in Miami, the Heat would effectively return to a more traditional lineup with two big men. This should, in theory, improve their rebounding woes. During his time in Miami, Battier averaged 5.1 rebounds per 100 possessions. McRoberts has averaged more ...

LeBron's Agent Meets With Select Teams

(Reuters) - The prospects of NBA fireworks loomed on the Independence Day holiday weekend as speculation grew on Friday about the future of four-time league most valuable player LeBron James. James, who four years ago left the Cleveland Cavaliers in a messy divorce to join the ...

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Wade Tells Heat He Will Become Free Agent

It's the same option that LeBron James exercised earlier this week, and Bosh's decision comes out three days after he, James and Chris Bosh met at a posh Miami Beach hotel to discuss their futures. So now, all eyes are on Bosh, to see if he'll opt out as well. The decisions, while ...

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James, Cavs Owner Could Mend Differences, Reunite

The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter. But now, as James considers a return to the team he abandoned four years ago with an entire region breathlessly awaiting a homecoming it couldn't imagine in its wildest dreams, it appears there has been ...

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Wade Follows James by Opting for Free Agency

(Reuters) - Four days after LeBron James told the Miami Heat he was terminating his contract and becoming an unrestricted free agent, team mate Dwyane Wade followed suit on Saturday. Wade, a 10-time All-Star, informed the Heat that he was opting out of the final two years on his ...

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National Basketball Association Roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - The Cleveland Cavaliers believe LeBron James is listening to their pitch to leave the Miami Heat and return to his home state, ESPN.com reported Monday. Sources told ESPN.com that the four-time MVP is increasingly considering the Cavaliers as an option, although ...

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For Washington Wizards, patience and persistence are key, and 2016 is the year

Two years later, 37 minutes from this sentence being typed, it will be midnight Eastern, July 1, the first day LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and the rest of the bumper 2014 free agent crop can begin negotiating with suitors. And the transcendent players again will not receive a call from ...

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AP Source: Bosh Tells Heat He Opts Out

He will join LeBron James and Dwyane Wade as Heat stars who will become free agents on Tuesday...

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BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

UPCOMING: 500 words by 7:30 p.m. CLEVELAND — The possibility of LeBron James' returning the Cleveland has the city buzzing — on talk shows and on social media, it seems all anyone wants to talk about is LeBron. And while almost everything about the Cavaliers has changed since ...

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