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Researching NBA salaries and found that LeBron James is the most underpaid athlete in the NBA. Here are some of the more powerful statistics we’ve found: LeBron James is the 13th highest paid player in the NBA. Players ahead of him include Gilbert Arenas, Brandon Roy, and Elton Brand.
The year after gaining LeBron James, the Miami Heat saw a 99% increase in the their local TV ratings on Sun Sports Network.
From 2010 (Before The Decision) to 2012 (After The Decision), the franchise value of the Miami Heat increased by $93 million (from $364 million to $457 million). To help further explain why LeBron James is the most underpaid player, check out these facts and figures.
The NBA recently announced that flopping will be fined more harshly during the playoffs. Specifically, there will be no warning for flopping; just an immediate $5,000 fine. Following this announcement, Crunchology brings you this detailed look at the history of NBA fines. This piece will take you on a tour of the NB...
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NBA superstar LeBron James makes a $16 million a year salary with the Miami Heat, and makes millions of dollars from endorsement deals. However, it could be argued despite all this money, LeBron is still well underpaid.
Nothing proves that point better than this infographic (provided by CableTV.com) which details the increase in franchise value for the Miami Heat just one season...
MIAMI LeBron James has a ceiling as high and as appealing as that of the Sistine Chapel.The Miami Heat forward Sunday will become the fifth NBA player to have won at least four MVP awards. But nobody thinks for a minute this guy is slowing down, and he probably hasnt even hit his peak.James, 28, joked after practice Saturday his teammates told me to win 11 more (MVPs) so I can spread...
I have previously purposed the idea that, despite his colossal contract, LeBron James is the most underpaid player in the NBA, and maybe all of professional sports. Taking into account both on and off court impact, I can’t think of another individual in sports who affects a franchise as much as LeBron, and apparently I am not the only one.Recently the people over at CableTVblog...
LeBron James is getting his fourth Most Valuable Player award — and the only mystery left is whether the vote was unanimous.
The Miami Heat star will be introduced Sunday as the award winner, according to a person familiar with the results and who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league has not publicly announced the result. James will become...
LeBron James is hours away from winning his fourth Most Valuable Player Award in five years, and his second straight. James not one to rest on his laurels, is still working, still trying to improve.
A humbled James while being interviewed by ESPN, said “he’s a historian of the game, and really doesn’t know how good he can be.”
I’m a historian of the game,” he said....
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James says he's humbled to keep the company he will join by winning the NBA's Most Valuable Player award for a fourth time.
A formal announcement is planned Sunday, the eve of the Eastern Conference semifinals for the Miami Heat. The honor will vault James into an elite category shared by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain...
Perhaps the most disturbing part of this list is that LeBron James isn’t in the top 10. You know what, perhaps it is the fact that two of the top 5 barely played this season. Or maybe it’s… well, you look below and see what jumps out at you. NBA’s Top 25 Paid Athletes 1. [...]
LeBron James is quickly approaching a club that not many athletes will have membership to. ESPN.com is reporting that James will be named NBA MVP for the second straight season, and his fourth career MVP overall.
James will join Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Wilt Chamberlain with at least four MVP awards.
“He’s earned it,” Heat coach Erik...
LeBron James is getting his fourth Most Valuable Player award -
and the only mystery left is whether the vote was unanimous.
Probably the worst kept secret of the year has finally been revealed. LeBron James has been named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the 2nd year in a row. James earns his 4th MVP overall, joining an elite class of NBA legends. Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Wilt Chamberlain all earned at least 4 MVP awards as well. While the NBA released the winner, they...
When you see the word “witness” nowadays, it seems to have become synonymous with LeBron James and his Nike ads. This time I’m not referring to LeBron, but instead I’m talking about the history of the NBA. The Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks have taken a 3-0 lead in their playoff series’ against [...]
If you happen to ever face Miami Heat star LeBron James in a shooting contest, I think it will be a good idea to make sure that you set the terms in case you lose.
Recently, LeBron challenged teammates Mario Chalmers and Ray Allen to a game of “Around the World” after a Miami Heat practice.
Watch as Ray and Mario pay-up with twenty push-ups after losing to LeBron:
On Sunday, Miami Heat star LeBron James will be formally named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the fourth time, reports Michael Wallace of ESPN.com. For the second straight season and fourth time, James has been voted the league’s