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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. [...]
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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...
Our friends over at CableTv.com/Blog recently did some research on NBA salaries and found that LeBron James is the most underpaid athlete in the NBA. Here are some of the more powerful statistics they’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, the Miami...
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:
LeBron James supported Jason Collins becoming the first openly gay male athlete in a major American professional sport to reveal his sexuality while still an active player.
“I think it’s very noble on his part," James said. “I think it’s a strong thing to do, and I think as NBA players, we all offer him our support.”
Collins came out in a Sports Illustrated story...
ESPN’s Chris Broussard might be completely ******* insane about some things, but when it comes to reporting important LeBron James news, he’s pretty much aces, at least because he’s the guy who had the LeBron to Miami scoop before anyone else in 2010. So witness the latest report from Broussard on the LeBron implications of the Cavs recent re-hire of head coach Mike Brown....
There are some that believe that LeBron James could become the first unanimous MVP this year. If he does he will be the second unanimous award winner for the 2012-13 NBA season. The honor of the first goes to Portland Trail Blazers rookie Damian Lillard.
Officially giving him the award was almost just a formality. The youngster easily had the best season of any rookie in the league...