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Drake And LeBron Almost Kiss And Make Up

5/29/2016 8:08pm EDT
Did Drake Try To Kiss LeBron After Game 6?
Drake is a huge fan of the Toronto Raptors. So, during Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, the rapper got heated and started taunting LeBron James, even though the two are normally very friendly. Drake even performed at the afterparty the night LeBron won the NBA title in Miami. Shortly after Drake started ranting at the Cleveland Cavaliers from his courtside seats, LeBron threw down a monster dunk. The king ran by Drake and returned his insults with some choice words of his own.

LeBron James taunts Drake pic.twitter.com/jQLM1YeBp8

— Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) May 28, 2016

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Dwyane Wade-LeBron James Friendship Has Powerful Haters

5/27/2016 7:47pm EDT
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade
Pat Riley doesn't appreciate LeBron James and Dwyane Wade's personal and professional friendship. Actually, according to a profile about D-Wade and LeBron's relationship, it's deeper than that. ESPN reported that the Heat president "quietly detests the Wade-James friendship."

Wade says there's absolutely no reason to think that he and LeBron can't compete against each other.

"The biggest misconception, for myself and LeBron, is that we can't compete against each other because we're friends," Wade says. "We're two of the biggest competitors in the game. It's just a slap in the face."

"I...
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Is Rihanna Trying To Get With A Married NBA Superstar?

5/22/2016 5:46pm EDT
Rihanna Secretly Dating LeBron James?
Is Rihanna letting LeBron James know she wants him?

It seems so, Rihanna posted a very sexually suggestive message to the basketball player on her Instagram page. It definitely makes it seems like she and the King have a little something going on.

The singer wrote the number "23" in sunscreen on her stomach. 23 is the number on the back of the Cleveland Cavalier's jersey.

Rihanna captioned the photo "mood" in probably the most sexual hint ever.

Sure, "23" could mean anything... if she didn't tag him in the photo.

mood

A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on May 19...
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The Raptors Can't Stop LeBron But Canadian Customs Sure Can

5/20/2016 5:31pm EDT
LeBron James
Canadian customs did what the Toronto Raptors could not: shut down LeBron James.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are up 2 - 0 in the NBA playoff series against the Raptors. They won both games at home. So, it was time to head to the six for the next two games. However, the Cavs encountered a big problem while attempting to enter the Drake-owned territory: customs.

The Cavs shared via social media that the team is being held up at customs.

So, the Cavs are being held by customs right now pic.twitter.com/W7qWRKAmcS

— ClevelandFanz (@Cleveland_Fanz) May 20, 2016

It seems that not even Cana...
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Cavs' Tyronn Lue Won't Let LeBron Play Assistant Coach

5/18/2016 4:21pm EDT
Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue Reportedly Told LeBron James to STFU Durin
So, it seems that Tyronn Lue isn't just there to look pretty while LeBron James coaches the Cavaliers.

Lue has reportedly put the man who calls himself King James in his place in a way David Blatt could only dream of. In doing so, he changed the culture of the Cavs and postioned them for sucess.

"They felt they were doing this for LeBron," the person familiar with the internal workings of the team said, "instead of with LeBron" CBS Sports reports.

During former coach Blatt's tenture, players were reportedly extremely unhappy about team dynamics. LeBron was treated like the starting fi...
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LeBron's Business Manager Has Johnny Manziel's Back

5/17/2016 3:56pm EDT
Johnny Manziel
LeBron James' business manager used to also rep Johnny Manziel during his days in Cleveland. Unfortnately, things didn't work out. Johnny's exit from the Cleveland Browns and the issues that followed resulted in Maverick Carter ended his professional relationship with the quarterback. However, Carter says the end of the partnership might only be a temporary thing.

During an interview with GQ, Carter was questioned about Manziel. He says he has no regrets about backing Johnny. In fact, he's completely willing to help Johnny turn his career around if Manziel chooses that path. Carter says h...
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Is LeBron James' Nike Deal Worth A Billion Dollars?

5/17/2016 11:09am EDT
LeBron James' Business Manager Implies Lifetime Nike Deal Is Wor
LeBron James' childhood friend and now business partner hints that LeBron's lifetime Nike contract is worth $1 billion in a new interview with GQ.

Maverick Carter manages all of LeBron's business. So, he is one of the few people who knows the secrets behind stuff like how much Nike gave LeBron to stay with them for a lifetime. While he won't dish details, he sure will imply.

GQ: How much was the deal for?
Carter: I can't say.

GQ: Come on, Mav! Can you ballpark it?
Carter: What are people saying?

GQ: Kanye said a billion. So a billion.
[Maverick smiles and points one finger skyward.]

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Kyle Lowry Plays On LeBron James' Level

5/15/2016 10:30pm EDT
Kyle Lowry
The Toronto Raptors blew out the Miami Heat in Game 7 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in the franchise's sad history.

Kyle Lowry put up 35 points to assist in the 116 - 89 victory. The Raptors will meet the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James, who has been waiting to find out who his opponent will be all week.

After the game, Lowry got the postgame interview with ESPN's Doris Burke. He said that LeBron is "probably one of the best players in the league."

“LeBron’s probably one of the best players in the league — besides Steph. Kyrie’s a tough matchup...
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LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers Blow Off Stress With A Dance Party

5/13/2016 3:31pm EDT
LeBron James
Cleveland Cavalier Richard Jefferson captured an epic team dance party on his Snapchat on Friday.

The party took place at Kevin Love's house. A lot of the team joined in the basement dance off, including LeBron James, Iman Shumpert, Channing Frye, Tristan Thompson, and Jordan McRae.

Dance moves strong.

There have been lots of rumors about the Cavs locker room over the past two seasons. Basically, the rumor is LeBron dislikes everybody but he especially dislikes Love.

Fear the Sword asked Channing Frye about the alleged issues. He says it's a bunch of nonsense.

"It's a bunch of bu...
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LeBron James Cut Out This Food To Improve Health And Performance

5/13/2016 1:07pm EDT
Find Out Why LeBron James Cut Out Pork
LeBron James changed up his diet to improve his health, fitness, and on-court performance. James says he noticed a significant difference when he decided to try giving up pork.

"Oh, you can tell the difference," James told cleveland.com. "It's in how I recover, the energy I have. It has helped a lot with my performance. Overall, I've just been feeling good."

It's been several years since James has had pork and his 13-year career is still in its prime.

"It has worked for me," James said to cleveland.com. "It has been one of the best things I've decided to do for my career."

The Clevela...
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Stephen Curry Makes NBA History

5/10/2016 3:52pm EDT
Stephen Curry
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry secured himself yet another page in the NBA history book. A book he's quickly filling up with Curry records. On Tuesday, he was selected as the league MVP for the second consecutive year.

However, that wasn't the only accomplishment of the day.

Stephen Curry earned all 131 first-place MVP votes, the first unanimous winner in the award's 61-season history. pic.twitter.com/Drmdr0trDZ

— WarriorsPR (@WarriorsPR) May 10, 2016

The award is voted upon by media members who cover the NBA across North America. All 131 voters believed Curry deserved the...
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LeBron James Is Gathering His Friends For "Space Jam 2"

5/8/2016 12:02pm EDT
JR Smith To Join LeBron James In Space Jam 2?
JR Smith is the first NBA player to be approached for a role in the upcoming Space Jam 2 movie. JR's Cleveland Cavaliers teammate LeBron James will of course star in the movie, directed by Justin Lin. But, like the original, which starred Michael Jordan, the film needs a cast of NBA players.

TMZ contacted Smith's rep Daniel Hazan. He reveals producers contacted him a few weeks ago to see if Smith would be interested in a part in the movie. JR is down.

"There is mutual interest," Hazan says.

He shares that producers have toyed with the idea of Smith possibly voicing an animated charact...
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Somebody Dug Up Old Tweets By NBA Players

5/4/2016 7:17pm EDT
The Funniest Old Tweets By NBA Players
Somebody dug up tweets that NBA players had posted years ago and shared them on Reddit. Let's just say, political correctness has come a long way over the years. Most of the tweets couldn't be posted due to excessive swearing and offensive language, however, they are available here and here.

Here are the best old tweets by NBA players.

DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins does not approve of Kobe Bryant's barber.

Cousins currently plays for the Kings.

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant is not a psychic. Seven years after he tweeted this, he has four NBA scoring titles.

Paul G...
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LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony Headed To Brazil

4/24/2016 3:26pm EDT
LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Accept Invites To Play
LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony have reportedly accepted their invitations to play in Rio this summer for USA Basketball.

FYI: not that it's any surprise, but I'm told LeBron & Melo have accepted invites to play in their 4th Olympics...

— Peter Vecsey (@PeterVecsey1) April 24, 2016

They are the first of the big names to commit to Rio 2016, more will likely follow.

LeBron's involvement sets the standard how good the team USA squad will be. He's previously mentioned he might take the summer off this year. At the NBA All-Star break, he cited he could need to rest over the summer ins...
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Steph Curry Speaks Out On Discriminatory Bathroom Law

4/17/2016 8:29pm EDT
Steph Curry Takes A Stand Against North Carolina's ‘Bathroom Law
Stephen Curry took the opportunity to speak on North Carolina's new bathroom law over the weekend.

Curry is not happy with the new law in his home state. He doesn't think it's "tolerable."

“I’ve already kind of explained kind of how I feel about discrimination period. I think that’s not tolerable,” Curry said Friday via Bay Area News Group’s Diamond Leung. “Nowhere. And it just sucks that it’s in my home state, where there are a lot of great people there. The All-Star game hopefully being in Charlotte will be a huge thing for the city. I know the NBA will make the right decision when it...
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Photos Of LeBron James DMing Instagram Model

4/12/2016 1:15pm EDT
Rachel Bush
LeBron James allegedly direct messaged model Rachel Bush on Instagram Monday.

“Hey what’s up!” James supposedly wrote from his @kingjames Instagram account in a now-deleted screenshot. Bush did not write a response to James but she captioned the screencap “Haha Wut.”

According to her Instagram bio, she lives in Florida and New York. However, she's been dating Cleveland Browns safety Jordan Poyer for about a year now. He recently posted Bush as his #WCE.

Just hours before Bush posted the screencaps, Bush and Poyer sat courtside at a Cavaliers game.

To make things even more uncomfort...
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Find Out How A Childhood Doctor Led LeBron James To Believe He Wasn't Going To Make It

4/10/2016 11:03pm EDT
A Doctor Almost Prevented LeBron James From Achieving Goal Of Pl
When he was 11-years-old, LeBron James' childhood doctor told him he was only going to be 6-foot-3. James was hoping for 6-foot-6 or taller like Michael Jordan and Grant Hill. As a result of this height prediction, LeBron didn't think he stood a chance at making the NBA.

"I thought I was all done," he said.

Boy was he very wrong.

During an interview with Cleveland.com, Lebron discussed how the conversation broke his heart:

“When your idols are Michael Jordan and Penny Hardaway, you’re like [expletive],” he said. “You’re looking on the back of basketball cards, and it says MJ, 6-6, P...
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Kevin Durant Wants To Be Courted

3/18/2016 5:54pm EDT
Kevin Durant
Come July, the Oklahoma City Thunder will face a real risk of losing Kevin Durant. He reportedly won't be signing with his current team without at least testing what's out there for him. Durant wants to be courted, like LeBron James was six years ago, this summer. How he's treated by teams is going to be extremely important.

According to Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports, Durant is looks forward to being treated like the biggest free agent player in the game.

Mannix says:

"Durant is looking forward to being recruited, to being courted, to being treated like the biggest free-agent prize sin...
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LeBron James Tried To Help Save Johnny Manziel

3/15/2016 8:31pm EDT
LeBron James, Johnny Manziel
LeBron James reportedly tried to prevent Johnny Manziel from sabotaging himself in Cleveland.

One of Manziel's former coaches shared with Sports Illustrated that James served as a mentor to Manziel and that James spent significant time with him. But, that wasn't enough to save Manziel from himself:

“When he had LeBron James as a mentor, texting him all the time, hanging out at his house watching football, and Johnny didn’t listen to his advice? That’s when I knew he had a problem.”

Manziel's career has had its ups and downs since his college days at Texas A&M. However, issues climaxed...
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LeBron James Would Kidnap His Own Mother To Win

3/10/2016 2:41pm EST
LeBron James
LeBron James is willing to do anything to win, even if it means kidnapping.

"Man listen, I'll do anything to win. I'll kidnap my momma to win," James said to Cleveland.com with a deadpan expression on his face.

What made James turn to kidnapping family members? Well, Joe Johnson was recently released from the New York Nets. James really wanted Johnson for the Cavs. LeBron was willing to switch positions if the Cleveland Cavaliers signed Johnson.

LeBron told management that he was willing to play power forward so that Johnson could be in the starting lineup. Previously, James didn't want...
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LeBron James Channels Kanye West

3/6/2016 2:33pm EST
LeBron James Goes On A Kanye-Like Twitter Rant
LeBron James has up'd his Twitter game recently with a series of cryptic tweets. There's always the chance that the social media platform has started to throw more change LeBron's way and he's earning his keep. However, the rant seems to be very telling.

The Cleveland Cavalier refused to talk about the tweets in an interview.

It's this simple. U can't accomplished the dream if everyone isn't dreaming the same thing everyday. Nightmares follow. #TheDC #SFG

— LeBron James (@KingJames) March 6, 2016

The ultimate level of chemistry is when you know what I'm thinking without saying a...
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A Rapper Released An Album Because LeBron Asked For It

3/4/2016 8:23pm EST
Kendrick Lamar
LeBron James asked for some new Kendrick Lamar music after Lamar's Grammy performance last month.

Yo @dangerookipawaa after that @kendricklamar Grammy performance , you have to release those untitled tracks asap!!! What's up? Talk to me

— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 23, 2016

Late Thursday night, Lamar granted the Cleveland Cavalier's request. He tweeted out his new album, titled, "untitled unmastered."

untitled unmastered. https://t.co/YlAszcK4e4

— Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) March 4, 2016

When LeBron James asks, LeBron James receives.

When asked about their ...
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The Best Sports Tweets

2/28/2016 10:21pm EST
Twitter
Twitter is fundamental, not only to sports reporting, but sports culture. When stuff goes down in sports, Twitter has it first and does it the best.

Here are the best sports tweets of the week.

Janoris Jenkins doesn't think $45 million is a lot of money.

Janoris Jenkins turned down a 5-year $45 million dollar deal from the Rams. Said that "he was low-balled". Dude what???? #NFL

— Brian Witherspoon (@Spoony29) February 28, 2016

Steve Kerr recruits Kevin Durant on the sidelines.

Steve, he's not on your team YET... pic.twitter.com/2RhiuPdyQj

— Complex Sports (@Complex_Spor...
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JR Smith Calls Out The Cavs

2/28/2016 7:15pm EST
JR Smith Joins LeBron James In Calling Out The Cavaliers
The Cleveland Cavaliers have been called out twice in the last seven days. By their own players.

On Sunday, the Cavs lost 113-99 loss to the Washington Wizards, a team they undoubtedly should have beaten.

JR Smith let go on his own team. He says, if the Cavs continue to play like this, a championship isn't in their future:

“If we’re going to play with a lack of energy … and come out and play the way we did today, we shouldn’t be who we are and be in these uniforms,” Smith said, according to The Associated Press. “We can’t play basketball like this going down the stretch. You talk abou...
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Kobe And LeBron Could Have Been Traded For Each Other

2/10/2016 4:59pm EST
King James
The Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers discussed swapping Kobe Bryant for LeBron James in 2007.

At the time, Bryant was upset with the Lakers and even more upset with then-teammate Shaq. He was forcing the Lakers to do something. The team responded by looking through all of their options. But, if they were going to trade Kobe, they wanted equal value.

Before Bryant’s final game in Cleveland, ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst shared:

According to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the event, the Lakers once contacted the Cavs to investigate whether Cleveland would make James...
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Does Kanye Like LeBron's New Nike Shoes?

2/9/2016 9:40pm EST
LeBron James
LeBron James recently released another new Nike shoe. The shoe is the one he will wear during the Toronto 2016 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. It's a luxury version of the Nike LeBron 13.

Kanye West went on another Twitter rant today and brought up LeBron's new shoe. He tweeted a photo of the new shoe with the comment, "Wow this is pretty cool... good job NIKE team... LeBron is my brother."

West famously hates Nike so it's unknown he was being sarcastic or legitimately nice. In a recent Drake rip off song, Mr. West threw serious shade at both LeBron and Nike. Given the rest of the content o...
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Miami Heat Owner Says LeBron Is A Coach Killer

1/26/2016 5:39pm EST
LeBron James
There is still a lot of debate regarding whether or not LeBron James got his coach fired last week.

Raanan Katz, a part-owner of the Miami Heat, believes that LeBron and/or his camp was behind the David Blatt firing.

Why would Katz think that? Well, he tried to get Erik Spoelstra fired during his time in Miami.

Miami Heat part-owner Raanan Katz said LeBron had Blatt fired. In same breath: "He tried the same with Spo, but failed."

— David Pick (@IAmDPick) January 26, 2016

If first you don't succeed, try again.

The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Blatt on Friday. It was reported that Le...
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NBA Highlights From Saturday

1/23/2016 9:47pm EST
Carmelo Anthony, Jeremy Lin
A lot of non-basketball things happen during NBA games. Thanks to social media, those moments are now documented by the world wide web.

Here are Saturday night's non-basketball highlights.

It was rumored that Carmelo Anthony disliked Jeremy Lin when the two played for the Knicks. Looks like those rumors were true...

melo hit jeremy lin right in the face pic.twitter.com/QCn83lL9bN

— James Herbert (@outsidethenba) January 24, 2016

Savage.

This is actually a basketball highlight but it's cool so it counts. New Cavs coach LeBron James and his team played the Bulls. James came out ...
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David Blatt Lost Team Because He Was Scared Of LeBron

1/23/2016 1:07pm EST
LeBron James
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt was hired before LeBron returned to the city. The Cavs probably didn't anticipate that the best player of the decade would elect to return to Cleveland when they hired him. As a result, James and Blatt weren't a perfect fit for each other.

Brendan Haywood shared with NBA.com that Blatt was scared of LeBron. It caused him to lose the respect of the rest of the team.

“Coach Blatt was very hesitant to challenge LeBron James,” Haywood said. “It was one of those situations where, being a rookie coach, and LeBron being bigger than life, it was a litt...
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Cavs Thought Kevin Love Was Traded Today

1/22/2016 9:36pm EST
Kevin Love
Some of Kevin Love's teammates thought he had been traded on Friday when the Cleveland Cavaliers called a team meeting.

Word is that people in the Cavaliers' most inner circle knew it would be either Love or David Blatt on their way out.

David Blatt told friends in Israel last week, "It's either me or Kevin Love." Just surprised LeBron didn't decide sooner...

— Peter Vecsey (@PeterVecsey1) January 22, 2016

The second part of the tweet is obviously a joke in reference to LeBron's influence over the team and its management. There are many reports that say Lebron James wasn't consul...
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