LeBron James is still the king in the land of NBA jersey sales. Which shouldn't come as much surprise considering he's the reigning MVP and is sporting back-to-back rings.
The most anticipated merchandising ploy of the NBA season is almost upon us: The Miami Heat will soon debut its "nickname" jerseys that will swap out, well, nicknames for the players' last names on the back of their jerseys. Knicks fan Spike Lee, of all people, apparently got one of the first looks, ... More >>
It was the game before the game last night. It was sandwiched between LeBron's old team and the Heat's biggest threat in the East. It was the 117-94 Heat win Monday night game against the Jazz, because people had already bought tickets, and it was mandatory.
Rappers live the life. But deep down, they want to prove they can ball out on the court. In turn, almost every NBA player fancies himself an MC. And though few have had any semblance of crossover success, some of them aren't half bad. From our own King James to Metta World Peace, here are Crossfa ... More >>
Yesterday came news that LeBron James would be starring in his very first movie. It's a basketball comedy co-starring comedian Kevin Hart, and not, to the dismay of nostalgic millenials, the sequel to the Michael Jordan and Loney Tunes '90s classic Space Jam that the world deserves. Dreams of a Spa ... More >>
Well, it's not quite Space Jam 2, but LeBron James is finally coming to the big screen in a staring role. According to Deadline Hollywood, the Chosen One has been chosen to co-star in a movie with diminutive comedian Kevin Hart.
Dwyane Wade didn't seem to mind when he gave up his title of the Heat's best player to LeBron James, but apparently he does get touchy when people claim LeBron has better off-the-court style than he does. GQ recently named LeBron James as the most stylish athlete of 2013, and the always dapperly dre ... More >>
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted this week that he smoked crack cocaine, while mayor, in a "drunken stupor." LeBron James was in Toronto last night for the Heat vs. Raptors game. Understandably, the only thing Torontonians, including sports reporters, can talk about is that their mayor smoked cra ... More >>
Only four players have done it in NBA history, and tonight LeBron James will likely become the fifth. Yes, LeBron could join the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (who did it twice), Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, and Moses Malone as a player who has played 500 straight games in which they scored 10 points ... More >>
Tonight, the Miami Heat, for the second consecutive year, will raise some fancy fabric and accept some gaudy jewelry in celebration of its second consecutive NBA championship. The journey to a three-peat kicks off with the Chicago Bulls, one of only three franchises to have successfully pulled off t ... More >>
There's no denying that three years ago, LeBron James was the biggest villain in sports. Hell, Heat fans themselves were treated as rouges just for daring to root for him. But after two back-to-back championships, LeBron's public image has recovered. Of course, the sports media always needs a villai ... More >>
Remember when the Miami Heat wore hoodies in honor of Travyon Martin? Well, now another slain teenager's name is on the lips of LeBron James and company after a graffiti artist's audacious stunt. Heat players arriving to American Airlines Arena this weekend were welcomed by huge, white letters spla ... More >>
The Miami Heat kicked off their 2013 training camp Tuesday in the Bahamas, because of course they did, officially kicking off their attempt at back-to-back-to-back NBA titles, or as many are terming it, "Three-Heat." The team largely returns most of the same key components that led them to the past ... More >>
Last names are so over. The NBA is reportedly entertaining the possibility of allowing the Miami Heat to display nicknames on the back of their jersey for at least one game against the Brooklyn Nets next season -- probably because finding an excuse to offer a new limited edition LeBron jersey is too ... More >>
We already know that LeBron James will be the cover athlete and has had some creative input for the upcoming NBA 2K14 video game, but Yahoo! Sports reports today that the game will have a surprise feature. Players will be able to play a storyline that imagines how LeBron's career will play out until ... More >>
LeBron James' Miami Heat contract gives him the option to become a free agent as soon as this summer. The King tells ESPN that while it would be "ideal" to stay with the Miami Heat, he really has "no idea" how exactly the future will play out. Don't freak out too much though. We can't blame the gu ... More >>
LeBron James is going multimedia. The two-time champ is teaming with premium cable channel Starz to produce a sitcom that isn't quite autobiographical, but its easy to see where the inspiration comes from. The show, currently titled Survivors' Remorse, follows the lives of two kids from the street ... More >>
Traitor! Judas! Backstabber! Apparently there is no "305 til' I die (or get fired)" clause in Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra's contract, because Spo gave a big pep talk to the Seattle Seahawks. Well, at least the Dolphins won't be playing the Seahawks this season.
It's only a matter of time until you see "LeBron James Escort-Gate" as the title of a upcoming topic on Around The Horn. LeBron James was running just a tad late to see his good buddy Jay Z in concert this weekend at Sun Life Stadium, so he did what any rich person would do, he cut your poor asses i ... More >>
Apparently, when you're already the King you decide you don't want to be president after all. Despite assertions that LeBron James was mulling a bid to run for president of the NBA Players Association, he's now reportedly decided against the move.
Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000-hour rule stipulates that a person needs about 10,000 hours of practice to completely master a task. Dallas Cowboys player Dez Bryant however thinks that LeBron James would only need about two weeks to become an NFL-ready wide receiver.
When you're already King why not be President too? Yes, LeBron James is reportedly mulling over a big for higher officer... in the NBA Players Union at least. According to Fox Sports, he's considering running for the union's presidency.
How does a repeat NBA champion, reigning NBA Finals MVP, four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and perennial All-Star spend the pro basketball offseason? He tours the Asian continent. He vacations in Guangzhou, China. And obviously, he hires a "24/7 DJ" named "Bear" fo ... More >>
LeBron James is going to get a second ring this summer. This one will be of the wedding variety. TMZ reports that invitations to the September wedding between James and fiancťe Savannah Brinson have gone out to guests, but the invites are low on details. In fact, guests are instructed to call a nu ... More >>
What an incredible roller-coaster ride the Miami Heat took us on this season, filled with twists and turns, ups and downs, and in the end, utter satisfaction. It's rare that a sequel out-awesomes the original, but the 2013 Miami Heat season did just that. It was The Dark Knight of NBA seasons for Mi ... More >>
Annnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnddddd STILL NBA Champions of the Woooooooooooorrrrrrrrrrlddddddddd. Your Miami Heat are once again on top of the basketball world, beating San Antonio in Game 7 of the NBA Finals 95-88. LeBron James takes home his second straight Finals MVP award, capping off the serie ... More >>
LeBron James' phone number has leaked on the internet, and this morning he woke up to a bunch of random voicemails from people named Drake, Warren Buffet, Dr. Dre, and Coach K. Or at least that's the conceit of his latest Nike ad.
The past 24 hours have been a mierda monsoon for Miami Heat fans. Forty-nine states are rooting against our boys. Meanwhile, the national media love to portray us as a bunch of rich pingas in Porsches. Even Chris Bosh (rightly) tore into those weak-ass Lil Wayne-like fans who left Game 6 early. But ... More >>
Yup. LeBron James and Ray Allen got it done. Now it's on to Thursday. Chris Bosh also looked pretty damn awesome. Rebounds, blocks. Heat hasn't won two consecutive games in a dog's age. About time. Go Heat!
See you Thursday night. With less than three seconds left and the Heat down three, the ball found Ray Allen in the corner, and he buried it, sending the game into overtime and sending fans' hearts into their esophaguses. Miami went on to win in overtime 103-100 in what might be the greatest game in ... More >>
Despite the fact the Miami Heat are a hope, a prayer and two games away from their second championship of the LeBron James era, new pics of LeBron's next Nike sneaks supposedly leaked on the Internet today. The shoes refer to him as a "two-time champion."
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James combined for 65 points last night and Chris Bosh scored 20 to lead the Miami Heat to a critical series-equalizing, 109-93 Game Four win. Phewww! The win guarantees the series will end in Miami, as the Heat takes back the home-court advantage it earned with a franchise-re ... More >>
Tiago Splitter rose up full-throttle, mean-mugged and toting bad intentions and a handful of basketball, and just then, LeBron James screamed, "You DO NOT collect $200, and you DO NOT PASS TIA-GO!" The play was key in a 30-5 run that made you slap yo mama and helped the Miami Heat even the NBA Final ... More >>
Tony Parker flailed, fell, right hand yellow, left leg red, got back up and hit a shot with 5.2 seconds left to seal a Game One, 92-88 San Antonio Spurs win. Parker was a menace all game long for Miami, finishing with 21 points and 6 assists. Tim Duncan merp derp'd his way to 20 points and 14 reboun ... More >>
We have reached the season three finale of Miami Heat Against the World, the greatest show in television history. Just when you think the show has peaked and might get canceled, it gets renewed for another four episodes. In its third consecutive finals appearance, the Heat now takes on the San Ant ... More >>
LeBron James may have left salary money on the table when he decided to sign with the Miami Heat, but his back account ain't aching too much. According to the latest Forbes calculations of the world's most well-paid athletes, James came in fourth.
Faced with a second half deficit and a seemingly inevitable Game Five loss, LeBron James took it upon himself to break the emergency glass surrounding his unstoppableness and unleash it upon the Indiana Pacers. There were no reported survivors. LeBron came out of the halftime locker room ready to ma ... More >>
With LeBron, Wade, and Bosh on the court tonight, it can be said Miami residents are in Heat. Fortunately, Mo√ęt realized that our pleasurable predicament would be a perfect opportunity for a beverage product tie-in and stepped up to the challenge. Thus, Mo√ęt Ice Imperial was born. It is now the o ... More >>
Sunday's news should have been glorious for LeBron James. Not only did he win the MVP award, but also he became the youngest player to rack up a fourth most-valuable honor. Instead, everyone focused on what LeBron didn't do: namely, nab the first unanimous MVP. The numbers released yesterday showed ... More >>
Was there really any doubt? ESPN reports that league sources confirm Miami Heat superstar LeBron James will officially be awarded his fourth MVP title this Sunday. It's the King's second MVP crown in a row, and his fourth in five years.
The Heat survived an off night from LeBron and a sluggish first half to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 98-86 Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 lead in this best of seven first round matchup. Dwyane Wade led all Heat scorers with 21 points, and looked like the 2006 version of himself at times, slashing and drivi ... More >>
Don't expect @KingJames to be updated any time soon, and on the off chance you happen to have LeBron James cell phone number, don't expect him to text back. It's not personal. It's just a part of his game.In order to fully concentrate on the playoffs, James has gone off the grid.
Your social media feeds have probably been soaked full of complaints about the monsoons that decided to hit Miami today and on Saturday. LeBron James was no different. He Instagrammed pictures of flooding around his neighborhood, and the National Weather Service took note. They issued an official al ... More >>
Heat fans tuning in for a possible Eastern Conference Finals preview Tuesday night were instead treated to another helping of the Miami Heat "B-Team" with an extra-large side of Carmelo Anthony ass. Anthony sizzled all night long, finishing with a career-high-tying 50 points as the New York Knicks p ... More >>
Backups? We ain't got no stinkin' backups! San Antonio seems like a good place to take a nap, and indeed rest is what the Miami Heat did while visiting the city on Sunday, sitting LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers with various minor injuries. Throwing out a starting lineup of Mike Miller, ... More >>
Just when you think the Miami Heat can't possibly take your emotions to a higher place than they have already been this season, an ordinary Wednesday night in Cleveland happens -- and the streak pushes on.Down 27 with seven minutes to play in the third quarter, the Heat decided to turn its own perso ... More >>
LeBron James is about to make it official. Savannah Brinson, James' longtime partner and baby mama, will officially become Mrs. James this September. According to TMZ, the two have sent out save-the-date cards for their planned wedding in San Diego.