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When LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade came up for contract extensions, they all asked for three-year deals, or options that let them opt out of their deals after three years. The idea was simple — gain leverage over the team, pressure them to build a winner or they could lose their star. (We…
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It's a preseason game, signifying absolutely nothing, and LeBron James is unquestionably the best basketball player in the world.
Still, on Wednesday night, he shot a wide open 15-foot set shot about 14 feet.
(Also, Michael did this once.)
Dwyane Wade will step away from his sons to take to the court on Christmas Day in Dallas. But family time clearly otherwise remains the rule for the Heat guard.
Think back to the Finals failures that stand out most.
Christmas was made a little brighter for more than 100 neglected and abused local youths, thanks to Chris Bosh.
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Well, it wasn't exactly divine. Twenty-nine NBA teams were supposed to bow at the feet of Miami's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.
Carmelo Anthony's return to Denver is delayed for another year. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade won't be visiting Sacramento anytime soon. Fans in Chicago will only be seeing Kobe Bryant on television this season. The NBA sought competitive balance. What it got was schedule imbalance. One of the many consequences of the lockout, besides hundreds of lost games and hundreds of...
Eight years after Cleveland picked LeBron James first overall in the draft and 17 months removed from James' infamous "Decision," there is hope Kyrie Irving may be the piece the Cavaliers can rebuild around.
Irving will make his debut as the Cavs open the season Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena against another lottery team in the Toronto Raptors.
After five straight...
There was a lot of lip service about competitive balance during the NBA lockout this offseason. LeBron James fleeing Cleveland for the sun and sand of South Beach and Carmelo Anthony wrangling his way to New York upset more than a few "small-market" owners around the league last season, so much so that they almost shut down the sport for the year.
Sports fans are a notoriously fickle bunch, and apparently all it takes to make them forget about how much they hate the Miami Heat's LeBron James is a high-profile divorce involving Kim Kardashian.
Kardashian's ex-husband Kris Humphries is now the most hated player in the NBA, according to Forbes Magazine. A survey conducted by Nielsen and E-Poll Market Research showed...
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