Tag: LeBron James

LeBron James And Chris Bosh Helped Dwyane Wade Celebrate His Heat Jersey Retirement

Friday night kicked off what will be a three-day celebration for Dwyane Wade, as the Heat organization has pulled out all the stops to honor their franchise legend with a weekend-long jersey retirement spectacular that will culminate with the premier of a documentary about Wade on Sunday called Life Unexpected. A number of Heat luminaries […]

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DeMarcus Cousins Told LeBron James He Should Run For President Someday

The Democratic Party had, by my estimation, its 17,000th debate on Wednesday night, just several days before the Nevada caucus on Feb. 22 and the South Carolina primary one week later. There were a few storylines that popped up out of it, namely former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg stepping onto the debate stage for […]

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LeBron James On The Astros Cheating Scandal: ‘I Would Be F*cking Irate’

LeBron James is a man of sports, this much is clear. And according to the all-world basketball superstar, that also gives him a platform and some insight that can be used to criticize Major League Baseball’s handling of the Houston Astros cheating scandal. If you haven’t paid much attention to baseball this offseason, MLB has […]

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NBA All-Star Game Highlights: Jennifer Hudson Sangs and Chaka Khan… And Team LeBron Takes Victory

Screenshot: ESPN (YouTube) Many are calling Sunday night’s 69th NBA All-Star game the best in recent memory. Maybe it’s because of the game’s new format change or maybe it was because the spirit of Kobe Bryant was most certainly in that arena all night, but the game is being hailed as the most dramatic, entertaining […]

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How Will The All-Star Game Honor Kobe Bryant? NBA Legend Remembered During Annual Exhibition Game

The NBA’s annual All-Star weekend was held in Chicago this year and included its’ usual exhibition challenges – Rising Stars Challenge, Celebrity Basketball Game, Skills Challenge, 3-Point Shootout and the Slam Dunk Contest, took place and included players throughout the league. On Sunday, some of the NBA’s best will match up for a fun, yet […]

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Students At LeBron James’ I Promise School Surprised With Kent State University Scholarships

NBA star LeBron James is continuing to use his Ohio-based I Promise School as a vessel to empower underprivileged youth and their families. According to CBS Sports, the Los Angeles Laker recently announced the school’s entire inaugural graduating class will receive full-ride scholarships to Kent State University. The initiative is a collaborative effort between the […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, We Present Your 2020 NBA All-Star Weekend Preview

Image: NBA Each year, millions of people forgo Cupid and his machinations to descend upon the NBA’s host city of choice in favor of something we all know and love: NBA All-Star Weekend. Sadly, I won’t be in attendance, but here’s a preview of what’s in store. Friday: Celebrity Game + Rising Star Challenge Eerily […]

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LeBron James Surprises 193 Students with Free College Tuition: ‘It’s Probably the Best Thing I’ve Ever Done’

While Sallie Mae has never put me in a headlock—I love you too, Air Force!—I’ve heard plenty of horror stories about her wreaking havoc on the bank accounts and mental stability of my peers. But hopefully, students at I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, won’t suffer a similar fate after LeBron James gifted them with […]

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LeBron James Paid Tribute To Kobe Bryant With His Highlight-Reel Dunk Against The Rockets

It’s been nearly two weeks since Kobe Bryant’s untimely passing, and while the NBA world is still in mourning the tributes to the Lakers legend keep pouring in. All-Star Weekend in Chicago will most certainly double as a celebration of his life and legacy, and Vanessa Bryant has confirmed that there will be a public […]

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LeBron James And Giannis Antetokounmpo Drafted Their 2020 NBA All-Star Rosters

We are now in the third year of the All-Star draft format, as the league shed the East and West team designations in favor of the two leading vote-getters in each conference serving as captains and selecting players from the pool of starters and reserves. For the second consecutive year, LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo […]

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#GirlDad: LeBron James to Wear Gianna Bryant’s Jersey Number at NBA All-Star Game

Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN (AFP via Getty Images) On Feb. 16, teams led by superstars LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo will go head-to-head in the NBA’s All-Star Game, which has been completely overhauled this year in order to honor the life and legacy of five-time champion Kobe Bryant. ESPN reports that the league reached out […]

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LeBron Explained Why He Chose For His All-Star Team To Wear No. 2 For Gianna Bryant

The NBA will honor Kobe Bryant in a number of ways at the upcoming All-Star Game in Chicago. The league announced format changes for the game, most notably a fourth quarter race to a target score that, this year, will be 24 points more than whatever the team leading the game has after three quarters. […]

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Damian Lillard Scored 48 Points To Give The Blazers An Emotional Win At Staples Center

The actual game between the Lakers and Blazers on Friday night was almost incidental to what we witnessed prior to tip-off, which was a remarkable tribute to Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and the rest of the victims who lost their lives in a shocking helicopter crash near L.A. last Sunday. It was a night […]

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LeBron Capped Off An Extraordinary Pre-Game Tribute To Kobe Bryant With A Poignant Speech

On Friday night, the Lakers returned to action for the first time since Kobe Bryant’s death last weekend, and the atmosphere inside Staples Center was one fraught with mourning but also a joyous sense of celebration for the life of one of the NBA’s biggest and most transcendent icons. Well before tip-off, the tributes had […]

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This Year’s NBA All-Star Game Will Pay Tribute to Kobe Bryant With New Format

Photo: Harry How (Getty Images) As the tragedy of the death of Kobe Bryant continues to reverberate throughout the NBA community, the league has unveiled drastic changes ahead of its annual All-Star Game in order to pay tribute to the legendary Laker. On Thursday, the NBA announced that its All-Star game will abandon its traditional […]

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LeBron James On Kobe Bryant’s Passing: ‘I Promise You I’ll Continue Your Legacy’

Kobe Bryant‘s tragic death on Sunday sent shock waves across the NBA. Upon learning the news from TMZ that he and eight other passengers — including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna — died in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles, there was widespread disbelief, as many held out hope that the whole thing might be a […]

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