Latest LeBron James News

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Dec. 03, 2021 11:06 AM EST

Kyle Rittenhouse did not sue LeBron James for defamation CLAIM: Federal magistrate approved Kyle Rittenhouse’s $110 Million defamation suit against LeBron James. THE FACTS: No such ruling was made. Rittenhouse has not filed a defamation suit against...

LeBron James out of COVID-19 protocols, cleared to return

Dec. 02, 2021 19:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James has been cleared to return to the Los Angeles Lakers after missing one game under the NBA's health and safety protocols. The league said Thursday that James is not positive for COVID-19 despite a series of tests that produced conflicting...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James cleared to return after NBA says he had two negative COVID-19 tests

Dec. 02, 2021 18:24 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James cleared to return after NBA says he had two negative COVID-19 tests.

Lakers overcome James' absence to beat Kings 117-92

Dec. 01, 2021 01:16 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of LeBron James to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-92 on Tuesday night. The Lakers sent James home earlier in the day after he was placed...

LeBron James in NBA's virus protocols, ruled out Tuesday

Nov. 30, 2021 21:59 PM EST

LeBron James has been placed in the NBA's health and safety protocols, and was ruled out for the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. Such a move almost certainly means one of two things: that James, who said earlier this season that he...

Streaking Bucks rebounding from slow start to season

Nov. 30, 2021 03:05 AM EST

The defending champions are beginning to look the part again. It wasn't long ago that the Milwaukee Bucks were languishing under .500, but after a seven-game winning streak, they've moved back toward the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Milwaukee's run has been...

Spurs defeat Wizards, 116-99, for season's first win streak

Nov. 29, 2021 23:10 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Derrick White had 24 points, Dejounte Murray had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Washington Wizards 116-99 to win consecutive games for the first time this season. Murray also had eight assists for San Antonio, which...

Red Sox owners reach agreement to buy Pittsburgh Penguins

Nov. 29, 2021 17:09 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle rescued the Pittsburgh Penguins out of bankruptcy more than 20 years ago, a decision that helped turn the team into one of the NHL's marquee franchises. The Penguins' spot in Pittsburgh secure for years to come and with...

LeBron has 33 points, Lakers beat Pistons in calm rematch

Nov. 29, 2021 01:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart had no Round 2 in the Lakers' rematch with the Pistons. James was too busy making sure Los Angeles got the same decision he wasn't around to see last week in Detroit. James had 33 points, nine...

Fox, Hield lead Kings over Lakers 141-137 in triple OT

Nov. 27, 2021 02:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alvin Gentry said when he became Sacramento's interim coach that it was going to take everyone if the Kings were going to stop their season from spiraling out of control. On Friday night, they got plenty of contributions up and down the roster. Seven...