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Cavs chairman drops LeBron jersey retirement hints

Jul 02, 2018 - 1:17 PM

Dan Gilbert and the rest of Cleveland bid farewell to LeBron James

HERO'S EXIT. LeBron James ended Cleveland's 52-year professional sports championship drought in 2016. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: LeBron James gets another PH-inspired shoe with Soldier 12 'Agimat'

Jun 05, 2018 - 11:23 AM

Carrying the line 'Mula Mandirigma Sa Mandirigma,' the LeBron Soldier 12 'Agimat' is LeBron James' gift to Filipino warriors on the basketball court

PHILIPPINE-INSPIRED. The LeBron Soldier 12 'Agimat' features unique symbols that give a nod to Filipinos. Photo from Nike

LeBron James on NBA Finals Game 2 defeat: 'It sucks to lose'

Jun 04, 2018 - 1:42 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers are halfway from losing the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors for the 3rd time in the last 4 years

DOWN THE DRAIN. Even a near-triple-double from LeBron James could not prevent the Cleveland Cavaliers from absorbing a blowout loss. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Ryan Araña mimics idol LeBron James' getup of suit shorts

Jun 02, 2018 - 8:24 PM

'May kasabihan nga sila, 'If you don’t perform, japorms,' says the GlobalPort guard

SUPER FAN. Ryan Araña endures the scorching summer heat to show his love for LeBron James. Photo by Delfin Dioquino

IN NUMBERS: LeBron James and the NBA Finals

May 28, 2018 - 1:50 PM

On his way to an 8th straight NBA Finals in his 15th year, 'The King' has defied the voices of critics and the laws of analytics

THERE GOES THAT MAN. LeBron James will be seeing action in his 8th straight NBA Finals. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James drops 45 as Cavaliers knock out Pacers in Game 7

Apr 30, 2018 - 6:46 AM

'The King' flirts with a triple-double as Cleveland advances to the second round of the Eastern Conference for the 4th straight year

ON TO THE NEXT. LeBron James makes it into the second round of the playoffs for the 13 straight season of his career. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron, Cavs face must-win Game 7 as free agent speculation swirls

Apr 29, 2018 - 8:10 AM

The Cleveland superstar plays his first-ever deciding game in the first round of the playoffs

SPECULATIONS. A  free agent by July 1, LeBron James says he isn’t thinking too far ahead. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James passes milestone as Cavaliers wobble Raptors

Apr 04, 2018 - 2:12 PM

LeBron James submits 27 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists in his 942nd game

ON A ROLL. LeBron James keeps on passing milestones, this time, recording his 942nd game with at least 20 points. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Pacers nail playoff spot, LeBron James' near-triple-double fuels Cavs win

Mar 26, 2018 - 12:29 PM

The Indiana Pacers advance to the NBA postseason for the 7th time in the last 8 seasons

ADVANCE. Victor Oladipo leads the Indiana Pacers to their 7th playoff berth in 8 seasons. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Spurs beat injury-riddled Warriors, LeBron James lifts Cavaliers

Mar 20, 2018 - 2:10 PM

The San Antonio Spurs have won 4 straight games to put themselves back in the playoff mix

WINNING WAYS. LeBron James and LaMarcus Aldridge lead their respective teams to victory. File photos

James' 70th triple-double lifts Cavs over Bulls

Mar 18, 2018 - 1:54 PM

The Cavs win despite the injury absences of Kevin Love, Rodney Hood, Kyle Korver, Larry Nance Jr, Cedi Osman and Tristan Thompson

TRIPLE-DOUBLE. LeBron James puts his 70th triple-double in the bag. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James becoming an old hand at triple doubles

Feb 28, 2018 - 2:45 PM

This is the first time in the brilliant 15-year NBA career of the 33-year-old James that he has averaged a triple-double for a month, a milestone that he doesn't take for granted

TRIPLE-DOUBLE AGAIN. Lebron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers shown here during the recent NBA All-Star Game. AFP photo

LeBron James scores 37 as Cleveland Cavaliers roll over OKC Thunder

Feb 14, 2018 - 2:05 PM

The Cavs post their second consecutive win since trading for George Hill, Rodney Hood, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance

ROLLING. LeBron James leads the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers to their 4th straight win. File photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

LeBron James approves of Cleveland Cavaliers roster revamp

Feb 10, 2018 - 11:54 AM

'I look forward to getting them here. All four of them are pretty smart guys, and it should be fun,' says LeBron James

APPROVE. LeBron James gives a thumbs up to the moves Cleveland Cavaliers made during the NBA trade deadline. Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images/AFP

'King' James rules as Cavs edge Timberwolves in overtime

Feb 08, 2018 - 4:24 PM

LeBron James ends the Cavaliers' losing streak in epic fashion

GAME-WINNER. LeBron James drains a buzzer-beating triple that proved to be the game-winner. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Golden State Warriors want to 'send a message' against slumping Cavs

Jan 15, 2018 - 9:13 AM

The Warriors have won 7 of 8 games in January while the Cavs have lost 7 of their last 9

SUMMIT SHOWDOWN. The Warriors and Cavs have met in the past 3 NBA Finals, but the rivalry has gotten increasingly lopsided as of recent. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Jazz top Cavs to spoil Lebron James's birthday celebrations

Dec 31, 2017 - 2:56 PM

LeBron James loses his 7 straight game in the Jazz home court on his birthday

BIRTHDAY SPOILER. Rookie Donovan Mitchell leads the Jazz in their victory over the Cavs on LeBron's birthday. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

James sparks Cavaliers to win over Wizards

Dec 18, 2017 - 11:53 AM

It's a hard-fought battle between the Eastern Conference giants

NO MERCY. King James posted another triple-double, his 4th in the last 5 games that he played. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

James's 60th career triple-double lifts Cavs over Jazz

Dec 17, 2017 - 11:51 AM

LeBron James puts up double digits in 3 statistical categories for the 60th time in his NBA career

RECORD. LeBron James attains his 60th triple-double of his career. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James gets tossed out for the first time in his NBA career

Nov 29, 2017 - 12:08 PM

(UPDATED) The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar gets angry at the lack of a foul call on a drive to the basket on which he came up empty

HEATED. LeBron James argues after being ejected in the second half by referee Kane Fitzgerald. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

James shines as Cavs win, Spurs rally stun Thunder

Nov 18, 2017 - 2:39 PM

The 2016 NBA champions are now at 9-7 after 4 straight wins.

WINNING WAYS. LeBron James and LaMarcus Aldridge lead their respective teams to victory.

LeBron James sends shout-out to Filipino fans for mural in BGC

Nov 09, 2017 - 9:12 PM

The Titan Love Court's new look is deeply inspired by LeBron James

#PROMISEIWONTSTOP. LeBron James promises the Filipinos that he and the Cavaliers will not stop climbing back to the top in the Eastern Conference. Photo from Instagram (@kingjames)

James pours in 57, toppling the Wizards to end losing skid

Nov 04, 2017 - 1:22 PM

LeBron James makes his second-best scoring performance of 57 points while grabbing 11 boards and passing out 7 assists

THE KING IS BACK. James ends the Cavaliers' 4-game losing skid as he drops 57 points. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron leads revamped Cavaliers lineup over Bulls

Oct 25, 2017 - 12:29 PM

LeBron James scores 34 points and passes out 13 assists

12 YEARS. LeBron James starts as a point guard for the first time since 2005. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images North America/AFP

LeBron works his way into game shape as Cavs breeze past Bucks

Oct 21, 2017 - 1:29 PM

LeBron James scores 24 and dishes 8 assists as the Cavs beat the Bucks by 19 points

GETTING BETTER. After missing much of the pre-season with an injury, LeBron James says he feels better in the Cavs' second game than he did in their season-opener. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

Wade on reuniting with buddy LeBron: 'We're like peanut butter and jelly'

Sep 30, 2017 - 12:37 PM

The overhauled roster in Cleveland now includes Derrick Rose, Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Jose Calderon and Wade

BACK TOGETHER. Dwyane Wade and LeBron James won two titles together in Miami and will play together once more in Cleveland. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Green attacks James, 'You started the super team, bro'

Jun 16, 2017 - 12:07 PM

Draymond Green wears a Quickie shirt and lights an Instagram troll war with LeBron James

Despite finals loss, LeBron James playing the best he's ever played

Jun 15, 2017 - 9:34 PM

Despite his NBA Finals record dropping to 3 5 LeBron James gave everything short of his life on the court

KING PERFORMANCE. LeBron James averaged a triple-double in the 2017 NBA Finals, and was more productive in that 5-game stretch than he had been in any other period. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

'King' of the road LeBron needs win at Golden State

Jun 04, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Cavs star LeBron James says his attitude about a playoff game doesn t change whether he is playing in Cleveland or crowds yelling against him on the road

HARD LESSONS. The Cavs will have to figure out how to reduce their errors to turn their fortunes around. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Three things the Cavaliers forgot in Game 1

Jun 02, 2017 - 5:39 PM

Here are some of the things the Cleveland Cavaliers forgot to consider and what they have to take note of before Game 2

TEAMWORK. The fans witnessed a three-man show from LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but the Cavs had few contributions from other players. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

NBA will do more to combat racism, says Silver

Jun 02, 2017 - 10:35 AM

After LeBron James home was defaced with a racial slur the league says it will set an example against intolerance

NO PLACE FOR RACISM. "It just goes to show that racism will always be a part of the world, a part of America," says LeBron James. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James' home vandalized with racial slur

Jun 01, 2017 - 10:04 AM

James says the most important thing is that his family was at their other home in Ohio when this happened

VANDALIZED. "Being black in America, it's tough," said LeBron James. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Amid comparisons to Jordan, James out to cement own legacy

May 27, 2017 - 12:05 PM

Cavs LeBron James once wanted to be like Mike but he never dreamed of being mentioned in the same breath as the Chicago Bulls legend

MORE THAN NUMBERS. LeBron James focuses his eyes not in surpassing Michael Jordan's statline but cementing his own legacy. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images North America/AFP

Not Batman’s Robin: Irving emerging as Cavs’ second leader

May 26, 2017 - 7:55 PM

With the Cleveland Cavaliers going to the NBA Finals again Kyrie Irving needs to lead now more than ever

SECOND IN COMMAND. Kyrie Irving, 25, has evolved into a superstar talent with blazing competitive fire who is not afraid to hold even the great LeBron James to account Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America/AFP

The real Kevin Love: How quickly they forgot

May 20, 2017 - 10:59 PM

Now more than ever the Cleveland Cavaliers could use a little more Love

LeBron James ties record with 11th All-NBA First Team pick

May 19, 2017 - 12:23 PM

James Harden is a unanimous choice for the All NBA First Team while none of the Golden State Warriors make the First Team

HONORED. LeBron James joins Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone as the only players to be named to the All-NBA First Team. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron passes Kareem as Cavs stomp Raptors in Game 2

May 04, 2017 - 12:48 PM

LeBron James scores 39 points as the Cavs romp to a 125 103 win

CRUISING. LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for second all-time in playoff scoring, with only Michael Jordan remaining ahead of him. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron to miss Cavaliers' last regular season game

Apr 12, 2017 - 2:59 PM

The Cavaliers are 0 7 this season in games when James does not play

NO LEBRON. LeBron James will sit out the Cavs' last regular season game. File photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron, Cavs lay royal beating on Celtics

Apr 06, 2017 - 12:42 PM

LeBron James scores 36 points to move one game clear of second placed Boston as the postseason nears

AIR UP THERE. LeBron James sends a strong message with a big win over the second-ranked team in the East. File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James fuels Cavs rout of Magic

Apr 05, 2017 - 1:40 PM

LeBron James records his 12th triple double of the season and the 54th of his career in regular season games

ROUT LeBron James records another triple-double in a win over the Magic. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook eyes history, LeBron leads Cavs in double-OT thriller

Apr 03, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Westbrook is now one triple double away from tying Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson s single season record of 41 while the Cavs prevail over the Pacers

CLOSER AND CLOSER. Russell Westbrook, seen here on January 9, 2017, eases into the triple-double record this season. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

James scores 34 as Cavs stop slide with win over Sixers

Apr 01, 2017 - 12:27 PM

UPDATED The Cavaliers lost 3 straight and 5 of their prior 7 games posting a 7 10 record in the month of March

SKID SNAPPED. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers end their miserable March with a win. File Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

10th triple-double for James in Cavs revenge rout of Pistons

Mar 15, 2017 - 12:49 PM

LeBron James who has notched 4 triple doubles in March alone brought up his latest with 16 points 11 rebounds and 12 assists before sitting out the fourth quarter

10TH. LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers notches his 10th triple-double of the season against the Detroit Pistons. He is seen here dunking between Marcus Morris and Tobias Harris. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Harden's triple-double helps Rockets down Cavs

Mar 13, 2017 - 1:34 PM

Harden scores 38 points to go along with 10 rebounds and 11 assists in a win over Cleveland

COOKING UP A STORM. James Harden was one of 6 Rockets players to score in double figures. File photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron James leads Cavs over Bucks

Feb 28, 2017 - 12:47 PM

The Cavaliers improve to 41 17 with the win as Cleveland completes a strong February which saw them compile a 9 2 record over the month

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers scores over Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on February 27, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: LeBron bends time and space with no-look pass

Feb 15, 2017 - 7:18 PM

LeBron James makes a mid season entry for best assist of the season going between Andrew Wiggins legs with a no look pass

DISH FACTORY. LeBron James had 14 assists, but one in particular stands out as the highlight of the night. File photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

James shines as Cavs withstand big night from Wiggins

Feb 15, 2017 - 1:14 PM

This is the Cavaliers second win over the Timberwolves in a two week span

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers survive a 41-point night from Andrew Wiggins to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves. File Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: LeBron James argues for a foul even though he wasn't touched

Feb 10, 2017 - 4:55 PM

It must ve been the invisible man who fouled King James on this breakaway dunk attempt

LAWYER LEBRON. LeBron James wasn't able to convince a referee that he was fouled after botching a fast break dunk. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Another milestone for LeBron James as Cavs down Knicks

Feb 05, 2017 - 3:20 PM

LeBron James 32 takes his career points tally to 28 020 good for eighth on the NBA s all time scoring list

28,000 POINTS. LeBron James becomes the youngest player to score 28,000 points in an NBA career. File photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs slump sparks mid-season drama for NBA champions

Jan 27, 2017 - 11:43 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost 6 of their last 8 games and things are reportedly getting testy in the Sixth City

CAVALIER ATTITUDE. An ESPN.com report claims LeBron James and Cavs owner Dan Gilbert were at odds over payroll spending followed reports that the team had nixed a New York Knicks proposal to send Carmelo Anthony to Cleveland in a trade. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP