There was a time—a period of about a month, to be exact—when LeBron James could get away with calling the Cleveland Cavaliers’ title chances “a long process,” as the all-world forward did in his July 11 open letter announcing his return...Show More Summary
This article was originally posted in Forbes. I want to congratulate LeBron James, Germany and the San Antonio Spurs on their recent wins -- before they fade from our minds -- and for demonstrating to the world, and each other, how inspirational leadership works and what it takes to build a winning organization -- any organization. Show More Summary
Even with such a magical offseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers, some tough decisions still need to be made. First and foremost, who wins the starting shooting guard job? Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Kevin Love and Anderson Varejao have...Show More Summary
The opportunity to join LeBron James on a team that is being built to win an NBA championship was too much for Shawn Marion. Marion told the Cavs this weekend, ESPN reported, that he would agree to leave Dallas for a minimum deal in order to join the Cavs. In the process, he’ll pass up […]
By acquiring Kevin Love via trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers have laid the groundwork for a team that can absolutely win multiple titles. A core of Love, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving is as good as any in the league, but now Cavs general...Show More Summary
During his Welcome Home Rally in Ohio, LeBron James said that winning a title in Cleveland would be “the greatest achievement in my life.” If LeBron managed to lead the Cavs […] The post LeBron James: Winning Championship in Cleveland Would Be His ‘Greatest Achievement’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
When LeBron James announced he was coming back to the Cleveland Cavaliers he acknowledged that winning would be a long process with such a young team. That process just sped up. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports that the Cavs...Show More Summary
It's never happened before, but you can bet that if a team is trading two former No. 1 overall picks still on their rookie contracts in the same transaction, the goal is to get a star who can help the team win right away. That's exactly...Show More Summary
Fair or not, the go-to metric when parsing the comparative greatness of NBA superstars—players who’ ve already proved to be statistical behemoths—lies in one place: the bling on one's fingers. Championships. Rings. Ringz, with a “z,” if colloquial is your thing. Show More Summary
Over the last few years, any conversation about an NBA MVP has to start and end with the same two players. Kevin Durant and LeBron James. The former is our reigning MVP, winning the award after a dominant 2013-14 season in which he averaged...Show More Summary
Mike Miller and James Jones came to Cleveland to help LeBron James win an NBA title. They hope Ray Allen joins them.
Anthony Davis just wrapped up the third-most productive season in NBA history by a player 20 years old or younger, according to Win Shares. The only two players who did more in a season before the age of 21 are LeBron James and Magic...Show More Summary
It’s just been that kind of 2014 for the Spurs. They crushed LeBron James and his the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, along the way winning Coach of the Year honors for Gregg Popovich and Executive of the Year honors for R.C. Buford. Now the Spurs have walked away with an even more coveted award: […]
Remember all the Johnny Manziel mania that swept the city of Cleveland on NFL draft day before LeBron James stole most of that northeast Ohio thunder? Well, it all could very well have been for the backup quarterback. Brian Hoyer —not Manziel —is the one impressing at Cleveland Browns camp in the early going in the signal-caller competition. Show More Summary
Andrew Wiggins must go in order for LeBron James to win titles in Cleveland. It's a sad reality for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. Wiggins, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, has unmeasurable upside. He's an athletic wing who can...Show More Summary
Without The King, South Beach will look very different next season. But Miami still has a formidable roster that can compete for a top seed. LeBron James is back in Cleveland and the Miami Heat have been left holding the bag in a weakened Eastern Conference. Show More Summary
Dwyane Wade doesn’t hold grudges. LeBron James doesn’t forget those who helped him win two NBA championships. The relationship shared between Wade and James—documented friends—has been dissected over and over since the latter left the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Surely their friendship had to be on life support or entering a free fall. […]
On July 11 the Cleveland fans pictured watched Roberto Perez homer in his first game and learned that LeBron James would return to their city. I spent a few days this week in the city that also won the Republican National Convention and drafted Johnny Manziel. Show More Summary
LeBron James going to Cleveland was obviously the biggest move in free agency, but who else improved their roster? And which teams totally blew it? The Daily Win investigates.
OKC Thunder superstar Kevin Durant claimed the Male Athlete of the Year trophy at the ESPYs on Wednesday. LeBron James took home the honor the last two years. Per the […] The post Kevin Durant Wins Male Athlete of the Year at ESPY Awards appeared first on SLAMonline.