Found November 28, 2011 on
The Miami Heat had just about the most to lose from the NBA lockout. Having one of the highest revenue teams in the NBA, Heat owner Mickey Arison avoids losing a sizable sum of money. More importantly to Heat fans, though, is the fact that Arison's trio of superstars will not be robbed a year of their prime due to the lockout.
As long as Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh play on the same team, that team will be one of the favorites to win the NBA Finals every season for the foreseeable future.
But even if the lockout was resolved without canceling the season, it was not a sure thing that the Big Three partnership could survive a new collective bargaining agreement. At one point, NBA owners were hoping to impose such a strict salary cap and luxury tax that the Heat may have been forced to trade one of the Big Three in order to pay for the rest of the team.
That outcome did not come to pass, and the Heat got lucky on another front as well: the midlevel exemption. Under ...
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Was LeBron James the best player during the lockout??? In short, nope. KD fully took care of that business. However LBJ was a beast in the various charity games he played in too. Witness his unpaid exploits.
James expected to appear at noon at Mason Community Learning Center on Wednesday.
It’s no secret that LeBron James had a crazy summer. With the NBA locked out, he participated in charity games all across the country, while still finding the time to shoot commercials and work out with his homies. Check out his offseason highlights above, courtesy of Hoop Mixtape.
Yes, we’re over the whole NBA CBA BRI issue as much as the next guy.
Enough with the alphabet soup.
But the Taiwanese animation studio NMA, as they have throughout the process, has cut to the chase.
What happened in the lockout and where does the situation stand today?
This not only explains it, it probably will lead to royalty rights for LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
NEW YORK (AP) -- With hundreds of boxes of food sitting behind them ready to be distributed to Brooklyn families, LeBron James and his famous friends were determined to stay on message.
With the season starting on Christmas, the Miami Heat are getting ready to shop.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Mike Miller and Udonis Haslem are still under contract, meaning the core remains intact. Mario Chalmers is a restricted free agent, though he clearly has an eye on being back in Miami, and rookie point guard Norris Cole figures to contend for some rotation time...
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NBA stars are mum on other topics at charity event
With hundreds of boxes of food sitting behind them ready to be distributed to Brooklyn families, LeBron James and his famous friends were determined to stay on message.
The NBA lockout replacement of the Homecoming Tour LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul were going to throw in December is officially postponed. This sounds like bad news but in all honesty, I think all basketball fans will enjoy the other option much more, the 2011-12 NBA season. The tournament is no [...]
How's this for a Christmas TV package for NBA fansCarmelo Anthony, Dirk Nowitzki, Le- Bron James, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose.