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LeBron James shot 56.5 percent from the field last season for the Miami Heat, highlighted by a 21-game stretch in which he shot 63.2 percent from the floor and largely attributed to more focus toward scoring in the paint. James was asked whether shooting 60 percent from the field is attainable for him this season. "I don’t really set out goals as far as what I want to shoot from the field,” James said. “I know I want to take good shots and I know I want to be in attack and if that results in [60 percent] then it will be great, but I want to get the best shot for myself and for our team every possession.” James acknowledged the possibility but did not want to entertain it. “Nothing surprises me about that guy,” Shane Battier said. “As long as he’s willing to take the punishment of trying to shoot 60 percent, which means a few more rim attacks a game, it’s possible. “I don’t know if he’s willing to take the punishment, because that takes a tremendous amount of punishment to

Panthers DE Greg Hardy claims he can beat LeBron James in 1-on-1

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy, who played basketball for part of one season at Ole Miss, made the bold claim in a recent interview that he could NBA superstar LeBron James in a game of 1-on-1. When Charlotte Observer reporter Jonathan Jones asked who would win a 1-on-1 game between Hardy and LeBron, Hardy answered: "How should I answer this question? ...I would...

LeBron Acknowledges His Killer Instinct Differs From Jordan And Kobe

LeBron James is in a very good place right now and I’m not talking about physically (even though Miami is a pretty damn good place), but I’m referring more to his mental state. That’s what winning back-to-back Finals MVP awards will do for you. James was already regarded as the best player on the planet prior to winning a championship but now he finally realizes it. The one...

LeBron James: “I’m Afraid Of Failure”

As LeBron James continues to rack up championships and accolades, he’s also relaxing and opening up more. James opened up about a lot of different things during an upcoming ESPN The Magazine feature and it revealed several things people may not have known. During a segment of the interview, James was asked about his mental approach to the game and his perceived weaknesses. ...

LeBron On Pacers/Bulls: “There’s tension, But There’s No Rivalries

LeBron James has a message for all the teams in the Eastern Conference. He hears you talking. After being pushed to a game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals, and listening all summer to the return of Rose in Chicago, James and the Heat are aware people are gunning for them. James not one to back down from anyone, said there was tension, but no rivalry with the Bulls and Pacers....

LeBron James throws down nasty back-to-back dunks against Wizards

As noted in the previous post, Miami Heat star LeBron James decided to have a rather epic dunkfest against the Washington Wizards. With less than five minutes to play in the second quarter, LeBron threw down two nasty back-to-back jams which included a fastbreak double-pump jam and a nasty one-handed alley-oop dunk from Chris Bosh: *** LeBron James image courtesy of Getty Images

LeBron James is Cheating on his Headband

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Lebron James opens up about Michael Jordan in ESPN interview

Ten years into his NBA career, LeBron James sits down with ESPN's Chris Broussard to explain his motivation for greatness and relationship with Jordan.

LeBron James throws down powerful slam dunk against Wizards

With the Miami Heat in Washington to face off against the Wizards, you knew that LeBron James was going to throw down some nasty dunks. The first came early in the first quarter as he caught an alley-oop pass from Mario Chalmers and threw it down with one hand: *** LeBron James image courtesy of Getty Images

LeBron: 'I'll watch tapes' of Iverson

The revelation that LeBron James looked up to Michael Jordan as a kid is probably not one that is met with much astonishment -- I mean, what kid from that generation didn't? But LeBron's other basketball role model as a teenager growing up in Akron might come as something of a surprise. According to ESPN , James to this day draws inspiration from Allen Iverson -- for his...

Rich Paul Considered Most Likely To Become Agent For Wiggins

Rich Paul is considered the frontrunner to represent Andrew Wiggins. Paul also represents LeBron James, as well as Canadians such as Tristan Thompson, Cory Joseph and Myck Kabongo. One NBA agent said he'd "be surprised" if Wiggins didn't end up with Paul. Paul reportedly met Wiggins last summer in Ohio while James was working out with Kevin Durant.

Michael Beasley says medical treatment was not from self-inflicted punch

Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley says he wasn’t treated by the medical staff after a preseason game against the Detroit Pistons for a self-inflicted punch. Beasley needed treatment to reduce swelling above his right eye following Thursday’s game against Detroit.  Michael Wallace 

NBA Features Young Stars in Ad Promoting new Season (Video)

  Typically, the NBA uses its box office stars like LeBron James, Kevin Durant etc., to promote its product and rightfully so, they are the players fans get most excited about. However, there has been a recent influx of talented younger stars who have been making a push to stand on the same pedestal as the veterans and it seems like the NBA has noticed this and is ready to put them...

LeBron Talks his Role Models, Highlights Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson is probably the best little guard to ever play the game, so this isn’t shocking or anything. LeBron James was talking about his role models to ESPN recently, and mention AI as one of his influences. “I watch Jordan more than anybody, for sure,” James told ESPN’s Chris Broussard for a story in […]

Wizards vs. Heat preview: If ya can’t stand the Heat, get out the building

Preseason game #3 Washington Wizards vs. Miami Heat October 15, 2013 Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. TV: CSN Washington, NBATv Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: Washington Wizards C- Nene, PF- Jan Vesely, SF- Trevor Ariza, SG- Bradley Beal, PG- John Wall Brooklyn Nets C- Joell Anthony, PF- Chris Bosh, SF- LeBron James, SG- James […]The post Wizards vs. Heat preview...
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