Tag: LeBron James

Mark Jackson on the sidelines of a Golden State Warriors game in 2013. (Image: Getty)

LeBron James Likes Mark Jackson as Lakers’ Next Head Coach

The Los Angeles Lakers need a new head coach after firing Frank Vogel on Monday, and LeBron James has already hinted at someone he likes for the job — Mark Jackson. But many fans would rather not have Jackson, who ran an antiquated offense with the Golden State Warriors. The team […]

An exhausted LeBron James from the LA Lakers walks off the court during recent loss. (Image: Getty)

Losing Time: Disappointing LA Lakers Eliminated from Playoff Contention

The Los Angeles Lakers were officially eliminated from playoff contention last night when they lost to the Phoenix Suns and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Denver Nuggets to secure the final spot in next week’s Western Conference play-in tournament. LeBron James, who’s been nursing an ankle injury, didn’t suit […]

The LA Lakers are in trouble but LeBron James thinks they still have a chance to make the playoffs and make a championship run despite their injury problems and offensive woes. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Will LeBron James and the LA Lakers Miss the Playoffs?

The Los Angeles Lakers lost three games in a row without Anthony Davis in the lineup, and everyone in Tinsel Town is wondering if LeBron James and the Lakers will miss the playoffs this season after they slipped seven games below .500. The eggheads at FiveThirtyEight estimated that the Lakers […]

For a second year in a row, LeBron James and Kevin Durant are captains and drafted their own team for the 2022 All-Star Game. (Image: NBA.com)

2022 NBA All-Star Game Rosters: Team LeBron vs Team Durant

The 2022 NBA All-Star Game will take place in Cleveland on Sunday, and LeBron James and Kevin Durant are captains once again after they selected rosters and drafted their team from a pool of starters and reserves. The NBA ditched their old format with the Eastern versus the Western Conference. […]

LeBron James from the LA Lakers jogging back on defense against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclay's Center. (Image: Michelle Campbell/Getty)

Old Man and the Knee: LeBron James Out Amid Lakers Skid

The Los Angeles Lakers shut down LeBron James for at least a week while he recovers from a knee injury, and the Lakers are in deep trouble after losing three games in a row. The Lakers finally returned home to Tinsel Town after an ugly six-game road trip on the […]

LeBron James from the LA Lakers only appeared in 11 of 22 games this season. (Image: Roy Connors/AP)

LeBron James Enters COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James tested positive for COVID-19 and entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols. LeBron missed Tuesday night’s game against the Sacramento Kings. The Lakers opened as a -3.5 favorite against the Kings in Sacramento, but early money on the Lakers moved the line as high […]

A parlay card had won four football games in NFL Week 4 betting, but LeBron James and the Lakers killed the card when the team couldn’t cover the first half spread against Miami Heat. (Image: Getty)

Fenway Sports Group Pays $900M for Pittsburgh Penguins Majority Stake

Fenway Sports Group (FSG) plans to take a majority stake in the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins. The deal, which still needs NHL owners’ approval, is reportedly valued at $900 million. The Penguins will join Fenway Sports’ portfolio of teams that include the Boston Red Sox, the Salem Red Sox, Liverpool FC, […]

Detroit Pistons coaches and an NBA official attempt to hold back Isaiah Stewart after LeBron James from the Lakers caught him with an elbow to the face. (Image: Carlos Osorio/AP)

NBA Suspends LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart After Palace Spat

The NBA issued a one-game suspension to Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James after he bloodied Isaiah Stewart from the Detroit Pistons with an elbow to his face and Stewart went berserk. The Lakers visit the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, but LeBron will miss Tuesday night’s game […]

LeBron James, seen here screaming in agony when he rolled his ankle against the Atlanta Hawks in late March, missed 24 games with the LA Lakers while recovering from the injury. (Image: Marcio Jose Sanchez/Getty)

LeBron James to Return for LA Lakers and NY Knicks Game?

LeBron James missed 24 games due to a severely sprained ankle injury, but he participated in practice on Monday and could return to the hardwood when the New York Knicks play the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center in downtown LA on Tuesday evening. LeBron is considered day-to-day for the […]