Found February 01, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
LeBron James is more worried about winning than being the NBA's highest-paid player. At least that's what he told reporters in Indianapolis after a shootaround in preparation for Friday night's game against the Pacers. When James left Cleveland for Miami in 2010, he took less money in order to play with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in hopes of winning a title, which the Heat accomplished last season. James, who is making $17.5 million this season, said the NBA's salary-cap rules keep him from being paid his true worth. His salary is tied for 13th highest among NBA players, well short of the $27.8 million annual haul by Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. "What I do on the floor shows my value," James said, according to ESPN.com. "At the end of the day, I don't think my value on the floor can really be compensated for, anyways. "If you want the truth. If this was baseball (without a salary cap), it'd be up, I mean way up there.&qu...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

LeBron James: Nets were not playing hard for Avery Johnson

On the surface, it would appear that firing Avery Johnson was exactly what the Brooklyn Nets needed. The former coach was let go at the end of December, and the team has gone 13-4 since interim head coach PJ Carlesimo took over. However, LeBron James feels that the improvement has more to do with effort than it does coaching style. “They’re playing like they want to play for...

Report: James irked over missing SB

It's always a bummer when a sports fan has to miss a great game to go to work instead. But be consoled, everyday folks: The scheduling conflicts sometimes happen to people with much higher-paying jobs, too. LeBron James, of all people, is going to miss the Super Bowl this Sunday, and he's reportedly not happy about it. "How disgusting is that?" he said Wednesday...

LeBron James raped and murdered someone in South Beach according to the Weather Channel

Video- LeBron James Attends His First Hockey Game

At the ACC for Bruins/Leafs.  

LeBron James thinks he’s underpaid and sacrificed for the sake of the team

photo via Instagram LeBron James wants you to appreciate the fact that’s he’s never taken a max deal in his 10 year NBA career. He wants you to understand that he’s sacrificed his personal finances to win and he never gets credit for that fact. “I have not had a full max deal yet in my career — that’s a story untold,” James said. “I don’t get (the credit) for it...

LeBron thinks Sunday's game against the Raptors is 'disgusting'

It might have been all hugs and laughs for LeBron James when he celebrated with a fan —who hit a halfcourt hook shot to win a cash prize — by rolling on the court floor with the guy the other day but, yesterday, the Miami Heat star sounded like he just wants to roll over the NBA schedule makers. Upset after he found out the Heat will play 2 p.m. on Sunday in Toronto and —...

LeBron Doesn’t Think He’ll Ever Be Paid His Value Under New CBA

LeBron James doesn’t think it’s possible to be paid his actual value under the current NBA rules. Because of it he said he’s been willing to sacrifice on his contracts. ”What I do on the floor shows my value. At the end of the day, I don’t think my value on the floor can really be compensated for anyways because of the (collective bargaining agreement),” said James...

Heat at Pacers game preview

Game time: 7 p.m. ETTV: Sun Sports Not even LeBron James and the prolific Miami Heat offense could overcome the stifling defense of the Indiana Pacers when the teams faced each other in early January. Indiana seeks a third straight regular-season victory over visiting Miami when the Eastern Conference's top defense meets its highest-scoring offense Friday night. The only time...

LeBron James not worried about being NBA’s top-paid player.

If he’s not worried then why justify it?

Reggie Evans Has Some (Dumb) Thoughts On LeBron James, Miami Heat

Brooklyn Nets forward and flopper/cheap shot artist extraordinaire Reggie Evans may be a great rebounder, but he’s also one of the NBA’s most annoying players. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that he’d say something dumb about LeBron James and the defending champion Miami Heat, who will make their Barclay’s Center debut Wednesday night: “It doesn’t prove nothing...

Heat-Pacers Preview

Not even LeBron James and the prolific Miami Heat offense could overcome the stifling defense of the Indiana Pacers when the teams faced each other in early January. Indiana seeks a third straight regular-season victory over visiting Miami when the Eastern Conference's top defense meets its highest-scoring offense Friday night. The only time the Heat were held below 84 points...

Heat 105, Nets 85

NEW YORK -- LeBron James collected 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists and Dwyane Wade hit for 21 points as Miami knocked off the Nets for the third time this season, 105-85, on Wednesday night at the Barclays Center. The loss snapped an eight-game home winning streak for the Brooklyn and extended the Heat's streak of victories over the Nets to 13 in a row. It also marked...

Heat 100, Raptors 85

TORONTO – LeBron James had 30 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead the Miami Heat to a 100-85 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday before a crowd of 19,800 at Air Canada Centre. Former Raptor Chris Bosh added 25 points and Dwyane Wade had 23 for the Heat who have defeated the Raptors 10 straight times. Rudy Gay led Toronto with 29 points while DeMar DeRozan...

LeBron, Heat Not Worried About Struggles vs. Top Teams In East

The Miami Heat are now 0-5 against the Top 4 teams in the Eastern Conference (Knicks (0-2), Bulls (0-1), Pacers (0-2)) – and 0-2 to the Indiana Pacers, losing to them by a combined 23 points this season. Ray Allen was held scoreless for just the 2nd and 3rd time in his 17-year career in 2 contests vs. the Pacers this season – but LeBron James and the Heat don’t seem to be concerned...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.