His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled 22-year-old LeBron James close and delivered a message.
Since this has become LeBron’s summer of love we can turn this into a campy double-entendre, with the lights squarely on Kevin Love, who is supposedly LeBron’s 7-foot bridge to bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy to Cleveland.
Saturday, the terms LeBron James’ new contract were revealed. He will make $42 million over the length of the 2-year contract with the Cavaliers and can opt out after just one season.
One of the rumors going around the NBA is that Miami Heat superstar LeBron James might return to Cleveland this summer or next summer to help his hometown team. If that were to ever happen, the Cavaliers might wan to remember how to spell King James’ name.
For a while Tuesday night, it looked like Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was going to make a run at Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point game record. James cooled off in the second half but still led the Heat to a 100-96 victory over his former team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron James scored 43 points — 25 in a bewildering first-quarter shooting display — and Chris Bosh added 21, leading the Miami Heat to a 100-96 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played their first game without injured All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.
While the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers are on cruise control heading towards the NBA Playoffs, one Eastern Conference team is also closing in on a record season, but not one the franchise will likely be proud to mention.
Miami sports fans often lament at the dysfunction of the pro sports franchises not named the Heat. But, Miami fans should take heed that it could always be worse, as fans in Cleveland continue to find out each year.
Wednesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers were on the cusp of a historic win to end the Miami Heat’s 23-game winning streak. The Cavs were by 27-points at one stage of the game, and then LeBron James showed the world, again, that when he chooses; he’s unstoppable on the court.
LeBron James is heading back to Cleveland Wednesday night. But unlike the past trips, the focus won’t be completely on James, but rather the entire Heat team as they look for the team’s 24th consecutive victory.