Stories tagged: lebron james
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016
Not everyone wants 2016, month after month of messy moments and mayhem, to end. For LeBron James, it was a charmed year.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016
LeBron James ended Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought in 2016 and capped his big year by being named AP’s Male Athlete of the Year. James beat out Olympic stars Michael Phelps …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
Tobias Harris scored 21 points to help the Detroit Pistons snap a five-game losing streak by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-90 on Monday night while LeBron James sat out resting.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016
With another clutch shot, Kyrie Irving took the Warriors on a trip down memory lane. Irving dropped a short, turnaround jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016
King James is set to tell the story of The Greatest.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016
The Cavaliers have made other arrangements for players who do not want to stay at a New York hotel branded by President-elect Donald Trump.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
President Barack Obama says you learn a lot about people when they’re down, and he isn’t talking about an election. Obama is honoring the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers for rallying from …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016
Hillary Clinton is pulling out the big guns for her final swing through the crucial battleground state of Ohio. Or at least the very, very tall ones.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016
NBA: Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 35 points and the San Antonio Spurs emphatically spoiled Kevin Durant’s long-awaited Warriors debut Tuesday with a 129-100 rout that sent Golden State fans …
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016
NHL: Phil Kessel beat Braden Holtby in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins began the defense of their Stanley Cup with a 3-2 victory over the …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016
LeBron James has traded teams this October. The Cavaliers superstar, who once wore a New York Yankees cap to a playoff game in Cleveland, is swinging hard for the Indians.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016
LeBron James didn’t hold back in weighing in on J.R. Smith’s contract impasse with the Cavaliers.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016
NBA referees will be cracking down this season on the kind of hits to the groin area that resulted in Draymond Green’s suspension during the NBA Finals.
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016
Joey Sindelar, one of four former Ohio State players in the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto Country Club in Upper Arlington, Ohio, has felt the support of the hometown crowd …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
LeBron James is going to hang around home for a while.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan’s accomplishments. Now he’s chasing “the ghost” of arguably the greatest player in NBA history.
Sat., July 16, 2016
Former NBA great Nate Thurmond, a tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain and was an iconic sports figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with …
Wed., July 13, 2016
LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles when frivolity …
Sat., July 9, 2016
All-Star guard Dwyane Wade said Saturday that he intends to try to find ways to stop racial violence, and that he has friends who are willing to commit to the …
Wed., June 29, 2016
LeBron James is about to hit the free-agency market and stay right at home.
Thu., June 23, 2016
With LeBron James taking a pass, Carmelo Anthony alone will have a chance to become the most-decorated Olympian in men’s basketball history.
UPDATED: Wed., June 22, 2016
Cheered by a sea of wine-and-gold dressed fans spilling off sidewalks and choking the streets, LeBron James and the Cavaliers are parading as NBA champions.
Mon., June 20, 2016
LeBron James ended his social media blackout by throwing a knockout punch at his critics.
Sun., June 19, 2016
LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last.
Sun., June 19, 2016
By unanimous vote, LeBron James was selected as MVP of the title series, accepting his trophy from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after Cleveland beat Golden State 93-89 in Game 7 …
Sun., June 19, 2016
Stephen Curry tried to shake Kevin Love with a dribble and let loose with one of those long 3-pointers he seemed to make at every big moment this season. Instead …
Sat., June 18, 2016
Right near the start Saturday, LeBron James faced a question about whether his legacy might be riding on Game 7 of these NBA Finals. “No,” he said, straight-faced.
Thu., June 16, 2016
LeBron James scored 41 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the NBA Finals packing for California by beating the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Thursday …
Wed., June 15, 2016
LeBron James has watched “The Godfather” trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor – and revenge – soothe and motivate him. He can’t …
Tue., June 14, 2016
Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face.