Tag: LeBron James

Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic, seen here defending Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, is one of the odds favorites to win the NBA MVP this season. (Image: Matthew Stockman/Getty)

2021 NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid New Betting Favorite

Heading into the All-Star Break, Joel Embiid is the new betting favorite to win the 2021 NBA MVP at +200 odds, slightly ahead of LeBron James. Luka Doncic, the preseason consensus favorite to win MVP, saw his MVP odds slip to +1200. The Greek Freak won the MVP the last […]

The court for the 2021 All-Star Game at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta will honor HBCU. (Image: 11Alive)

2021 NBA All-Star Game Rosters for Team LeBron and Team Durant

Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets) and LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers) received the most public votes in the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. LeBron and Durant are the captains of the NBA All-Star Game, and responsible for selecting sides for Team LeBron and Team Durant, with 12 players on each roster. LeBron […]

LeBron James, seen here taking a free throw for the LA Lakers against the Brooklyn Nets, passed 35,000 career points. (Image: Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty)

LeBron James Passes 35,000 Points, Trails Abdul-Jabbar and the Mailman

Another day, another milestone for LBJ. LeBron James passed 35,000 points with a free throw for the Los Angeles Lakers in a loss against the Brooklyn Nets last night. LeBron continues to chase the top two scorers in NBA history, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl “The Mailman” Malone. LeBron passed Kobe […]

Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers defends LA Lakers star LeBron James at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. (Image: David Dow/Getty)

LeBron James and Joel Embiid New Betting Favorites for NBA MVP

Square bears love a front runner, so it’s no shocker that the best players on the top team in each conference also happen to top the NBA MVP futures board. LeBron James (+350 odds) and Joel Embiid (+600 odds) are the favorites for NBA MVP, according to a recent update […]

LA Lakers star LeBron James, seen here driving the lane against the Cleveland Cavs, put on a shooting clinic against his former team with a 46-point explosion. (Image: Tony Dejak/AP)

LeBron James Lights Up Cleveland Cavs for Season-High 46 Points

The old cat from Akron can still ball, eh? LeBron James exploded for 23 points in the fourth quarter and finished with 46 points overall to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 115-108 victory over his former team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron made NBA history as only the fifth […]

Atlanta Dream players walk by a Black Lives Matter graphic at the Feld Entertainment Center in Florida. Dream co-owner was critical of WNBA's BLM messaging.

If Kelly Loeffler Is Out as Atlanta Dream Owner, Is LeBron James In?

The WNBA confirmed on Tuesday that the Atlanta Dream will soon have a new owner. The pending sale, first reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will likely displace Kelly Loeffler, providing leadership more in step with the league and its players. Loeffler wedged herself between a rock and a hard place. […]

Will Another NBA Bubble Season Benefit the Lakers? Oddsmakers Say Yes

Will Another NBA Bubble Season Benefit the Lakers? Oddsmakers Say Yes

The LA Lakers Thursday became the first team to announce some of their upcoming regular-season protocols, including playing the entire season in a modified bubble at the Staples Center. They are also the odds-on favorite to win the 2020-21 season and prove their 2020 bubble championship was no fluke. When […]

The Milwaukee Bucks selected Lew Alcindor (UCLA) with the #1 pick in the 1969 NBA Draft. (Image: Getty)

OG’s Complete List of Every No. 1 NBA Draft Pick from Alcindor to Zion

Some of your all-time favorite players, including LeBron James, Shaquille O’Neal, Magic Johnson, Patrick Ewing, and Lew Alcindor (before he changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) were selected #1 in the NBA Draft. With the 2020 NBA Draft approaching, we’ve compiled a complete list of every #1 pick since its […]

The Los Angeles Lakers celebrate winning the 2020 NBA Championship after defeating the Miami Heat in six games. (Image: AP)

LA Lakers Win 2020 Championship, LeBron James NBA Finals MVP

In just his second season in Los Angeles, LeBron James guided the Lakers to an NBA championship. The Lakers knocked off the Miami Heat in six games after a blowout victory in Game 6. LeBron posted a triple-double in Game 6 with 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists. In […]

Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat defends LeBron James of the LA Lakers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. (Image: Kevin C Cox/Getty)

NBA Finals: LA Lakers Take 3-1 Lead, Miami Heat in Huge Hole

Los Angeles Lakers won Game 4 of the NBA Finals 102-96 to take a 3-1 series lead over the Miami Heat. LeBron and the Lakers are one win away from the NBA Championship, while the Heat sank into a deeper hole. Goran Dragic attempted to play for the Heat after […]

LeBron James and Giannis "Greek Freak" Antetokounmpo during the 2019 All-Star Game in Charlotte, NC (Image: Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty)

2020 NBA MVP Odds: LeBron James or Back-to-Back for Greek Freak?

With 20 games remaining in the NBA season, Giannis “Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo leads the MVP race with LeBron James as his closest contender. According to a recent update by William Hill, the Greek Freak is a huge MVP favorite at 1/7 odds, while LeBron is 9/1 odds to win the […]

LA Clippers guard, Patrick Beverly (right), defends LA Lakers star LeBron James at Staples Center in LA. (Image: Getty)

Another Christmas, Another LeBron James Groin Injury

Last Christmas, LeBron James injured his groin and missed five weeks of his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers. This Christmas, James tweaked his groin during a 111-106 loss to the LA Clippers. Although the injury is mild compared to the severe groin pull last Christmas, it’s unknown how […]