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James wins AP Male Athlete of the Year award

MIAMI – The only thing that keeps LeBron James up worrying at night is basketball, which simultaneously makes perfect sense and no sense. On one hand, he’s the game’s best …


LeBron joins elite group of scorers

TORONTO – LeBron James reached another milestone Tuesday, becoming the fifth player in NBA history to score 10 points or more in 500 consecutive games. James reached the milestone with …


LeBron goes for 500

LeBron James is on the verge of another milestone. The Miami Heat forward has scored at least 10 points in 499 consecutive regular-season games. He goes for No. 500 tonight …


LeBron continues to collect believers

MIAMI – Dwyane Wade was walking down the hallway toward the Miami Heat locker room in the wee hours of Friday morning, still in uniform and fussing with the new …


James will get well-earned rest

MIAMI – LeBron James can rest as long as he wants. He’s now a two-time NBA champion – and a two-time NBA Finals MVP.


Bryant ties Malone

LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant (pictured) earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection. Joining the league’s MVP and Bryant on the first team …


LeBron saves Heat at buzzer of Game 1

MIAMI – LeBron James caught the inbounds pass, changed direction and immediately attacked the rim. There was no one in his way.


Allen, James top defenders

Miami’s LeBron James and Memphis guard Tony Allen (pictured) headline the NBA All-Defensive first team. The league announced Monday that Allen received 53 points in the voting, while the Heat …


Joey Cawyer’s last wish came true

The words echoed down the Rose Garden’s access tunnel, bouncing between concrete walls. “Where’s Joey? Where’s Joey?”


His brilliance shines!

In assessing LeBron James, I recall that, when Michael Jordan was deemed the greatest athlete of the 20th century by ESPN, my immediate reaction was, “He’s not even the best …


Chad: LeBron James is simply brilliant

In assessing LeBron James, I recall that, when Michael Jordan was deemed the greatest athlete of the 20th century by ESPN, my immediate reaction was, “He’s not even the best …


LeBron James playing at perhaps highest level yet

MIAMI – After a recent Miami Heat practice in Washington, Ray Allen told the coaching staff he was skipping the bus ride and running back to the hotel. LeBron James’ …


James blossomed as superstar in ’12

MIAMI – Pat Riley has a theory why LeBron James’ journey to basketball’s mountaintop took so long. Growth, he said, takes time.


It’s Tour de Miami: James takes to bike

LeBron James at some point lost count. Actually, he never started keeping track. At some point this season, he occasionally began riding his bicycle to practice instead of driving.


NBA clamps down pregame routines

Tired of its games starting late while players go through elaborate handshakes, chest bumps, hugs and other routines, the NBA is putting players on the clock. LeBron James (pictured right) …


Rose begins jumping on repaired knee

NBA: Derrick Rose says his surgically repaired left knee is getting better and he is even jumping on it. The Chicago Bulls’ superstar started doing that “a couple of days …


LeBron wants to play in fourth Olympics

LeBron James wants to step inside the Olympic rings a fourth time. Fresh off winning a gold medal in London with the U.S. men’s team, the NBA’s reigning MVP said …


Wade praises James for taking game to new level

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – All LeBron James has done so far this year is win the NBA’s MVP award for the third time, an NBA Finals MVP trophy to go …


Team USA’s super fans

LONDON – Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant are the faces of Team USA. They have popped up everywhere. Bryant was spotted on Centre Court at Wimbledon, watching Roger Federer in …


Durant pours in 22 points in Olympics debut to lead U.S. to 27-point win over France

LONDON – The hiccups outnumbered the highlights, and for a while the U.S. racked up fouls faster than points. The opener wasn’t artistic.


Heat’s James takes three ESPY Awards

LOS ANGELES – LeBron James was the big winner at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night, collecting three trophies including male athlete of the year for helping the Miami Heat …


Litke: Supporting cast provides difference for James

History is rarely this neat. We’ve been browbeating LeBron James for nearly two years, but a few minutes at the end of Game 4 was all it took to prove …


LeBron James to collect third MVP award

Miami Heat forward LeBron James is the NBA’s MVP for a third time, putting him alongside some of the game’s all-time greats. A person familiar with the vote told the …


‘King’ rides his throne

LeBron James rides his bike to work all the time, usually without anyone noticing. Looks like that’s changing. James’ bike ride to work before the Miami Heat played the Chicago …


LeBron James, longtime girlfriend engaged

LeBron James and longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson are engaged. With a number of teammates and close friends looking on, the Miami Heat star surprised his high school sweetheart Saturday night …


Carryover from Miami Heat’s Game 2 collapse in NBA finals a key question

DALLAS – Dwyane Wade knows in the NBA finals, collapses can carry over. He was in the Dirk Nowitzki role five years ago, summoning a desperate charge to rescue a …


Boston beats Miami for third time this season

LeBron James and the Miami Heat couldn’t win in Boston in the regular season. And now they might have to do it in the playoffs. Rajon Rondo had a triple-double, …


Heat hand Cavs 21st straight loss

NBA: Once again, LeBron James helped the Cleveland Cavaliers reach a milestone in the NBA standings. First to 40 wins one year.


Holiday hype

LOS ANGELES – Kobe Bryant and Lakers coach Phil Jackson haven’t really checked out the Miami Heat much this season. They’ve caught late-night highlights and maybe logged a few minutes …


I won’t be home for Christmas

MIAMI – Phil Jackson and LeBron James agree: Christmas Day games are not the ideal holiday gift. A day after the Los Angeles Lakers’ coach reiterated his longtime stance against …