Found August 21, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: LeBron James
TEAMS: Miami Heat
Ohio native LeBron James may be hated in Cleveland, but he still has some fans in his hometown of Akron. Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic has recently decided to honor the three-time MVP, NBA Champion and Olympic gold medalist by putting up blue and white signs that will be in the nine biggest entrances to Akron. Details from the Akron Beacon Journal (via the Basketball Jones) state: Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic also unveiled the newest honor to Akron’s most famous resident — blue and white signs that will be posted at nine major entrances to Akron that proclaim the city his home. “For my money, he’s the greatest Akronite because he cares about Akron,” Plusquellic said. The honor comes as no surprise to those who know LeBron’s charitable acts throughout his hometown. Every year LeBron holds his annual ‘Wheels for Education’ bikeathon which is aimed at keeping third-graders in school. A Harvard study indicated that third grade is the time when students begin to lose interest in school and...

LeBron has eye on Rio Games

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How much are you willing to pay for a shoe? When LeBron James drops his newest shoe with Nike, the LeBron X infused with Nike plus, the expected retail price will be $315. That would make it Nike’s most expensive shoe EVER. Now, before you go on about why it makes no sense to pay [...]

Lebron James Hints He Wants To Compete At The 2016 Olympics

Lebron James just won gold in the 2012 Olympics in London, a few weeks ago, but already James is gearing up for more gold in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.According to, James said Sunday that if he's healthy enough come 2016, he'll want to join USA basketball -- once again -- to capture his fourth Olympic medal.James says that he's "done the math, and I&...

Shoe prices hit record highs as Nike releases new $315 LeBron shoe

Much like gas, groceries, and the prices of everything else, shoe prices are on the rise again.That has never been more evident than with the recent announcement that Nike will be selling Lebron James’ new shoe for… $315! Yes, you heard that right, $315, cold hard cash.Deadspin and Yahoo are both reporting that along with having the Lebron James brand attached to the shoe, the...

LeBron James on 2016 Olympic Games

LeBron James has had quite the year. He won his third league MVP and won his first NBA Championship. He also just wrapped up winning his second gold medal. He was clearly the best player in London. So the next question is will he be back for the next Olympics in Rio in 2016 According to Jeff Zilgitt of USA Today James might not play in the 2016 Olympics. LeBron James...

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The 2011-12 NBA season is the books; congrats to the Miami Heat and LeBron James for finally getting his ring. Now it’s time to look back of some of the top plays of the NBA season. Today it’s the top 10 alley-oops from the past NBA season. Find out who got the top spot below. Follow me on twitter @ScottBasketball!/ScottBasketballAlso like...

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Cavaliers Rank 101st in ESPN’s “Uniform Power Ranking”

Paul Lucas of Uni-Watch is revealing his power ranking of all 122 NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL team uniforms. The first group was posted today, and it has the Cleveland Cavaliers at number 101- “When LeBron James played in Cleveland, the Cavs had one of the best uniforms in the league. As soon as he left, they suddenly started dressing like the local semipro team that plays at the high...

You Can Grab a Pair of Lebron’s New Sneaks for…… $315

Think of the things you could do with $315. An iPhone comes to mind. An Xbox or PlayStation. (Or 30 Sega Genesis systems at a garage sale). Enough to fill up your gas tank six times if you drive a 2005 Toyota Camry (They were out of Camaros). Apartment rent (if you go to college and live with four other people and you most likely have roaches in your sink). Or…if you’re wanting...

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While LeBron James is still the biggest star in the states Kobe Bryant is still the bigger star internationally. Over the weekend Bryant played in a Celebrity basketball game in china. As you would imagine Bryant was unstoppable. He scored 68 points in 15 minutes. As you will see in the video below it was pretty much a dunkfest. Bryant spent his childhood in Italy when...

Today's Celtics Links 8/20

Herald  LeBron James savoring special summer Kevin Durant goes from gold medal to red carpet Andrew Bogut encouraged by progress after ankle surgery Celtics Green  The Many Sides and Talents of Brandon Bass The System Matters Some Random Dionte Christmas Thoughts Green Street  What we know about Jeff Green’s Celtics contract Chris Wilcox: ‘I want to get better than where...
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