Latest LeBron James News

Wade, James embrace final chance to compete on court

Dec. 11, 2018 4:54 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwyane Wade will be spending a lot of time in Los Angeles while he settles into retirement next year. He already has a house here, and his wife's acting career would undoubtedly benefit from more time in Hollywood. LeBron James is a newly minted Southern Californian himself, and he's...

LeBron's Lakers edge Wade's Heat in final meeting, 108-105

Dec. 11, 2018 2:45 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James hit his first free throw to put the Lakers up by two. Dwyane Wade sidled up to him before the second shot. "Bro, just miss it so I can shoot the game-winner," Wade said in the waning seconds of their last game together. "Me and you. One on one. Just let me shoot it and go...

Warriors named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of Year

Dec. 10, 2018 7:04 AM EST

The three-time NBA champion Golden State Warriors are the fourth team to be honored as Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year . The Warriors join the 1980 U.S. hockey team, the 1999 U.S. Women's World Cup soccer squad and the 2004 Boston Red Sox as the other team honorees. Sports Illustrated announced the...

Raptors go west, Kawhi back to Oracle where so much changed

Dec. 10, 2018 7:02 AM EST

So much changed after Kawhi Leonard crashed to the Oracle Arena floor on May 14, 2017. The San Antonio Spurs had a 23-point lead on the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals when Leonard departed with 26 points, poised to take away home-court advantage in the series between teams who won more than...

LeBron, Kuzma lead Lakers to easy win over Grizzlies

Dec. 8, 2018 11:59 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers weren't about to let fatigue get the better of them on the second night of a back-to-back. The Lakers recovered from a loss Friday night in San Antonio to dominate Memphis, defeating the Grizzlies 111-88 on Saturday, led by 20 points each from...

Hello, Delly: Dellavedova returns to Cavs in 3-team trade

Dec. 8, 2018 11:27 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Matthew Dellavedova is coming back to the Cavaliers. He won't recognize them. Cleveland re-acquired the popular, scrappy guard on Friday in a three-team trade with the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards. The Cavaliers also received forward John Henson and 2021 first- and second-round...

Dwyane Wade set to reach 1,000 career games

Dec. 8, 2018 3:23 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwyane Wade never thought he would play 1,000 games. And he's unsure what the milestone will mean. Wade is in line to become the 15th active player to appear in 1,000 regular-season games, the milestone he'll hit assuming he plays Saturday night when the Miami Heat visit the Los Angeles...

DeRozan's 36 points fuels Spurs past Lakers 133-120

Dec. 8, 2018 12:50 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jakob Poeltl and Davis Bertans walked off the court to huge cheers and the embrace of San Antonio Spurs veterans Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge. In a game filled with All-Stars like Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan and LeBron James, the Spurs relied on a gritty effort from Poeltl, Bertans and...

Media Guide: James series on ESPN+ looks at his friendships

Dec. 7, 2018 7:15 PM EST

LeBron James' first season with the Los Angeles Lakers has generated plenty of hoopla but not as much scrutiny as his signing with Miami in 2010 and move back to Cleveland in 2014. That's why it might be the perfect time for a series looking at the relationship between James and three of his closest friends and...

Brandon Ingram skips Lakers' 2-game trip with sprained ankle

Dec. 6, 2018 4:51 PM EST

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Ingram is staying home from the Los Angeles Lakers' upcoming two-game road trip due to his sprained left ankle. Ingram will have a precautionary MRI exam Thursday night. Ingram injured his ankle early in the Lakers' 121-113 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night when...