Tag: LeBron James

‘I Should Have More Than Four’: LeBron James Offers His Two Cents on the MVP Debate

Photo: Lintao Zhang (Getty Images) Sustained excellence has its perks, but it can also be a bit of a curse. Because when you routinely excel at something, the general populace tends to take it for granted. Advertisement Enter LeBron James, who last I checked, is somehow averaging 25.8 points, eight dimes, and eight assists per […]

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Donovan Mitchell On LeBron’s Jazz Comments: ‘People Have Been Talking Sh*t About Me For Awhile’

On Thursday night, the NBA aired the 2021 All-Star Draft as LeBron James and Kevin Durant made their selections for their respective squads, and after 21 picks had been made, the final two players left on the board were both from the Utah Jazz. Charles Barkley called the two captains out for “Utah Jazz slander” […]

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LeBron James And More Than A Vote Have A New Campaign To Fight Post-2020 Voter Suppression Efforts

In the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election, a number of Republican-led bills are fast-tracking through state legislatures throughout the country in an attempt to restrict voting rights. A new campaign from More Than A Vote, the organization spearheaded LeBron James and a number of other Black athletes and artists that looks to expand voting […]

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Charles Barkley Called LeBron And KD Out For ‘Jazz Slander’ When Gobert And Mitchell Were The Last All-Star Picks

The 2021 NBA All-Star Draft featured LeBron James and Kevin Durant picking their squads and at the end of the process, there were two names left standing: Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell. That the two All-Stars from the team with the NBA’s best record were the last selected was not going […]

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LeBron Joked He Won’t Be Tampering With His All-Star Draft This Year

The NBA All-Star Draft was held on Wednesday (airing on Thursday night), as LeBron James and Kevin Durant, the leading vote-getters in the West and East respectively, selected their rosters for the upcoming All-Star Game on Sunday. Durant won’t be playing in the game himself, as he works to rehab a lingering hamstring injury, so […]

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HBCUs, Communities of Color Impacted by COVID-19 Will Be the Real Winners During NBA All-Star Weekend

Lance Thomas of the Brooklyn Nets gestures as he and teammates kneel in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement prior to an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Photo: Ashley Landis-Pool (Getty Images) […]

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This Woman’s Work: Candace Parker Schools Shaq on Modern Basketball Since He Apparently Missed the Memo

Screenshot: NBA on TNT Shaq has a lot on his plate. He’s a serial pitchman for damn near every product or service on planet Earth, a devoted father of six, an honorary U.S. Deputy Marshal, a rapper and part-time DJ, and whatever the hell else he’s done to amass a reported $400 million net worth. […]

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Why Does LeBron James Have to Keep Telling White People He Will Not Shut Up and Dribble? This Time, It’s a Fellow Athlete

Photo: Alex Goodlett (Getty Images) It’s been more than three years since Fox News white supremacy-wench Laura Ingraham went full KKK-Karen on her show and told NBA superstar LeBron James to stay away from the social and political commentary game and to just “shut up and dribble” for the game that he knows. James responded […]

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Jordan Clarkson Predicts All-Star Coach Quin Snyder Will ‘Have LeBron Getting Back On Transition Defense’

One of the perks of being the head coach of the best team in a conference is it gives you the opportunity to coach an All-Star team. Sure, there are obvious drawbacks to getting this nod, namely that even beyond the weirdness of this particular All-Star Game, not having the extra time to relax during […]

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LeBron On Zlatan’s Comments: ‘I Will Never Shut Up About Something That’s Wrong’

The Lakers and Blazers squared off tonight in Los Angeles, with each team entering the contest on a losing skid and hoping to regain some traction as they head toward the All-Star break. Ultimately, it was the Lakers who would come away with the relatively easy 103-92 win, despite a 35-point night from Damian Lillard. […]

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Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies Allege a Gang Targeting Black and Latino Communities Exists in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Photo: MARK RALSTON (Getty Images) I know you read that headline and thought “OK, but isn’t that generally Los Angeles policing as a whole?” You’re not wrong, but a group of deputies have alleged that there are functioning gangs embedded within law enforcement that target Black and Latino neighborhoods. According to CBS News, the deputies […]

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LeBron James Named The All-Star Snub He Believes Is ‘The Most Disrespected Player In Our League’

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game’s reserves were announced on Tuesday night, and for the most part, the list of 14 players who will come off the bench in Atlanta next month is pretty justifiable. One rather noteworthy player was unable to make it into the reserves, though, and someone who is going to captain the […]

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The Lakers Lost To The Wizards In OT After LeBron Missed A Game-Winning Free Throw

The Lakers are officially in a funk. After some narrow escapes earlier this month, the Anthony Davis-less Lakers have dropped three straight, with the latest coming in rather ugly fashion after blowing a 14-point halftime lead to the streaking Wizards to lose 127-124 in overtime. L.A. was on cruise control in the first half and […]

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LeBron James And Kevin Durant Will Be Captains As The NBA Announced All-Star Starters

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game is happening, albeit in a format that players aren’t exactly excited about that will condense two days worth of events into one on March 7 in Atlanta. Fan, media, and player voting for All-Star starters completed this week and the starting fives from both conferences were announced on Thursday night, […]

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LeBron James Wants To Make An Album, But There’s One ‘Crazy’ Thing He Won’t Do On It

Anyone who follows LeBron James on Instagram knows that the dude really loves music. James will oftentimes dedicate his entire IG Story to clips of him listening to music and vibing, he’ll tweet about music he’s listening to, he’s been sponsored by Beats headphones for years, all sorts of stuff. In fact, James tweeted in […]

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IMDb TV Announces LeBron James-Produced Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers

Image: IMDB TV “You’ve got the Lakers, you’ve got the Clippers and then you’ve got Sierra Canyon High School.”– Anonymous Without question, NBA players live a charmed life, but players for the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers are social media superstars in their own right, garnering millions of views on YouTube and Instagram while drawing enormous crowds […]

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Anthony Edwards Grinned From Ear-To-Ear After Hitting A Three Over LeBron

As the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, Anthony Edwards faces lofty expectations. The Minnesota Timberwolves rookie has flashed an engaging personality in the early part of his professional career, however, and he seems to be having fun playing the game on a nightly basis. Another example of that arrived on Tuesday evening […]

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Ranking The NBA’s Best Big 3s Of The 2010s

Despite perceptions, NBA super-teams aren’t a new phenomenon. Countless teams over the past six decades have featured multiple All-Stars. Just look at the Bulls and Jazz of the 90s or the Lakers, Celtics, and Pistons of the 80s, and so on. The difference is that the formation of super-teams is a much more deliberate endeavor […]

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LeBron, KD, And Steph Are All Over 4 Million Votes In The Second Round Of All-Star Fan Voting

The 2021 NBA All-Star Game, despite objections from a handful of players, is scheduled to take place next month in Atlanta. As we barrel towards the full rosters being announced, the league is continuing with its tradition of doing frequent updates of how voting stands among fans, whose vote counts for 50 percent of the […]

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Ray Allen Says LeBron Still Calls To Thank Him For His Title-Saving Three In Game 6 Against The Spurs

When it comes to the most clutch shots in recent NBA history, there are two that immediately spring to mind. The first, of course, is Kyrie Irving’s dagger three-pointer in Steph Curry’s face to help seal the Cavs’ 2016 championship and put the punctuation mark on their miraculous comeback from a 3-1 series deficit against […]

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