The Early Lead: LeBron James


Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 01/15/2014

LeBron James ‘jealous’ of Kevin Durant’s shot attempts

The Heat star says he notices how many more shot attempts Kevin Durant has compared to himself.

By Kelyn Soong  |  01:08 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/14/2014

LeBron James, Miami Heat visit White House (video)

President Obama welcomes two-time NBA champions.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA, White House

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 12/26/2013

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade deliver Christmas dunks (video)

There was less star power for the Lakers with Kobe Bryant out, but more firepower from the Heat.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:42 AM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 12/24/2013

LeBron James dunk posterizes Paul Millsap (video)

Afterward, Millsap jokes “don’t be in the wrong place at the wrong time.“

By Cindy Boren  |  12:23 PM ET, 12/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 12/19/2013

LeBron James loses temper with Mario Chalmers as Heat beat Pacers (video)

By Cindy Boren  |  09:33 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 12/17/2013

LeBron James questionable for Wednesday’s game with ankle sprain

The Heat star injured his ankle Monday against the Jazz and could miss Wednesday’s matchup with the Pacers.

By Kelyn Soong  |  01:07 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Paul George leads Pacers past Heat in Round 1

Indiana has the NBA’s best record with Round 2 next week.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:56 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indiana Pacers, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA, Paul George

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Dwyane Wade videobombs LeBron James with cartwheels

Forget watching the Miami Heat games -- just wait for the postgame interviews.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:06 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 11/19/2013

LeBron James, David Beckham in talks about MLS franchise

South Florida hasn’t always been hospitable to soccer, though.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:48 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Beckham, LeBron James, MLS, NBA

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/14/2013

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Steve Nash unveil Christmas Day jerseys (video)

The shirts have sleeves and a “Big Logo” theme. Did we mention ... sleeves?

By Cindy Boren  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Christmas Day, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 10/30/2013

LeBron James on Allen Iverson: “Pound-for-pound, probably the greatest player”

Former 76ers, Georgetown star will be honored at official retirement tonight at 76ers-Heat game.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:46 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Allen Iverson, LeBron James

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 10/29/2013

LeBron James vs. Derrick Rose square off in Heat-Bulls opener

“We don’t like them, they don’t like us,” Miami’s MVP says.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:31 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Derrick Rose, LeBron James

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Greg Oden dunks in first NBA game since 2009 (video)

The Miami Heat preseason game meant more for the No. 1 draft pick.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greg Oden, LeBron James, Miami Heat

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/18/2013

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce fire back at LeBron James (video)

Celtics-Heat rivalry now is officially a Nets-Heat rivalry.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:16 AM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Garnett, LeBron James, NBA, Ray Allen

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Panthers’ Greg Hardy says he’d “dominate” LeBron one-on-one

Defensive end, who played college hoops, walks it back a bit but says he does have “drastic hops.“

By Cindy Boren  |  09:02 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greg Hardy, LeBron James

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 10/08/2013

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade face fire and fog in Miami Heat video

Two-time defending NBA champions work on their pregame introduction.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:47 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 10/02/2013

LeBron James brings back the powder toss

Heat star confirms the image that’s on the cover of NBA 2K14.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:47 PM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 10/02/2013

LeBron James on Michael Jordan’s claim: “M.J. said that?”

If this whole conversation helps sell NBA 2K14, America wins.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:02 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Michael Jordan: I could have beaten LeBron James, but Kobe Bryant?

Even when he’s speaking hypothetically, he does it in the most Jordan-like way ever.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 09/30/2013

LeBron James doesn’t want to talk about free agency

And he’ll only joke about the number of NBA championships he wants to win.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:31 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 09/16/2013

LeBron James gets married; Jay Z and Beyonce sing

By Cindy Boren  |  01:35 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 09/10/2013

LeBron James, Russell Westbrook hassle Kevin Durant over Redskins-Eagles game

Both the Miami Heat star and Durant’s teammate are Dallas Cowboys fans.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:36 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA, Russell Westbrook

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 09/09/2013

LeBron James hangs out with Hulk Hogan, Chris Christie at Cowboys-Giants game

Miami Heat star was booed heartily when he was shown on big screen at AT&T Stadium.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:15 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Jones, LeBron James, NFL

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 09/03/2013

LeBron James to produce sit-com

Miami Heat brings insider knowledge to "Survivor's Remorse" on Starz.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:20 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 08/29/2013

LeBron James stars in “NBA 2K14 trailer (video)

Miami Heat star gets his first cover in the new video game, due out Oct. 1.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, NBA, NBA 2K14

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 08/20/2013

LeBron James' police escort to Jay Z-Justin Timberlake show under investigation

King James drew attention to the drive by posting video on social media.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:14 AM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 08/08/2013

LeBron James starts jury duty

Heat star tweets selfies as he prepares "to serve my civic duty."

By Cindy Boren  |  10:35 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 08/08/2013

Greg Oden gets another shot at NBA with Miami Heat

Often-injured center, the No. 1 pick in 2007, will be brought along slowly.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:11 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greg Oden, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/25/2013

LeBron James's Team USA career likely is over, report says

Kevin Durant is "the face of USA Basketball going forward," Jerry Colangelo says.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NFL

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Miami Heat victory parade could have used more planning

Putting tall guys on top of double-decker buses is great...if you check out the height of overpasses on the route.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:10 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 07:09 AM ET, 06/21/2013

LeBron James gets answering machine assist from Nike in new ad (video)

Coach K, Warren Buffet, Dr. Dre, Drake, Spike Lee, Bill Russell are among those who've waited for the beep.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:09 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 06/19/2013

LeBron James: Headband will return in Game 7

It's a matter of superstition for the Heat's superstar. Unless it doesn't work.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:06 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA, NBA finals

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Tiger Woods, LeBron James: Who will win a championship first?

With a lot riding on them, both superstars looked shaky over the weekend.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:18 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, NBA, Tiger Woods

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Who is Danny Green? Oh, maybe the NBA Finals MVP for the Spurs

Unheralded Spurs player sets record for three-pointers as Spurs take 3-2 lead in series.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:29 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danny Green, LeBron James, NBA, San Antonio Spurs

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 06/10/2013

LeBron James block stuffs Tiago Splitter in Miami Heat victory (video)

Miami evens NBA finals at 1-1 and James has the highlight reel to prove it.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:05 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA, Tiango Splitter

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/03/2013

LeBron James could use a little help in Pacers-Heat Game 7

With Bosh, Wade flat, Indiana's big three has been stronger.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 05/23/2013

LeBron James lifts Heat with game-winner in OT (video)

Pacers Coach Frank Vogel chose -- wrongly -- not to have Roy Hibbert in with 2.2 seconds left.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:03 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA, Paul George

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Heat streak ends as Bulls frustrate LeBron James

Miami runs out of gas six games short of the Los Angeles Lakers' NBA-record winning streak.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:52 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, LeBron James, Miami Heat

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 03/25/2013

LeBron James leads the way as Miami Heat wins 26th in a row

Even with Dwyane Wade out and conducting postgame interviews, the mood is light. Now, the Heat's four-game road trip begins.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:57 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/21/2013

LeBron James, Miami Heat win 24th on a crazy night in Cleveland

It's always a little weird when James goes home, but Wednesday's game, in which the Heat rallied from a 27-point deficit, set a new standard.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/19/2013

LeBron James vs. DeAndre Jordan: Which dunk is better?

Maybe Brandon Knight and Jason Terry should get to decide, since they saw the dunks up close.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAndre Jordan, Dunk of the Year, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/19/2013

LeBron James monster dunk helps Heat win 23rd (video)

Jason Terry and the Celtics fell to James as Miami now has the NBA's second-longest winning streak.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Celtics, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Heat streak reaches 19; when will it end?

Dwyane Wade has played a key role in Miami's six-week winning streak.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 03/07/2013

LeBron James has game-winner as Heat streak hits 16 (video)

Miami still has a long way to go to set the NBA record, though.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 03/01/2013

LeBron James leads Miami Heat in "Harlem Shake" (Video)

Who knew that the world needed another viral video of athletes being silly? Thanks, LeBron!

By Cindy Boren  |  08:14 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Kobe Bryant blocks LeBron James in All-Star Game (video)

The star of All-Star Weekend was Michael Jordan, who did nothing more than turn 50 years old.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:23 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Michael Jordan: I'll take Kobe Bryant over LeBron James

It's all a matter of rings when Michael Jordan has to choose between Kobe and LeBron.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:37 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 02/13/2013

LeBron James' record: I'm not Michael Jordan

King James is on a remarkable run, which only fuels more comparisons with Air Jordan.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:57 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 02/11/2013

LeBron James raises his game to another level

What sets him apart this time is a deadly efficienty.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:03 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 01/17/2013

LeBron James scores 20,000th point

He's the youngest player to hit the mark and has 5,000 assists to boot. Tonight, he'll play Kobe Bryant and the Lakers.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:40 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Miami Heat: Trouble in paradise?

Beware the ides of January -- and long road trips.

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Tags:  Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 12/11/2012

LeBron James: Charles Barkley "needs to shut up"

When TNT's Charles Barkley rips Dwyane Wade, LeBron James comes to his teammate's defense.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:47 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Barkley, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 12/07/2012

LeBron James, Heat find Knicks have their number

In a battle of Eastern teams, Miami suffers another 20-point loss to New York and it stings.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:38 AM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 11/27/2012

LeBron James's son is pretty good at basketball

LeBron James's son is no slouch when it comes to shooting a basketball.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:01 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LeBron James, LeBron James Jr., Miami Heat