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Kobe Bryant gives LeBron James his game-worn Kobe 11s

LeBron James is the latest member of the NBA to get a farewell gift from Kobe Bryant. Following the Cavaliers’ 120-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night, Bryant—who is retiring at the end of this season—stopped by the Cavs’ locker room to deliver a pair of autographed Kobe 11s, the pair that the future Hall of Famer wore during his final game at The Q...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Cavaliers Fans, LeBron James Celebrate Kobe Bryant In Final Visit (Videos)

We’re dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s on the Kobe Bryant chapter of NBA history. Wednesday was a significant piece of those final pages. The Los Angeles Lakers star was welcomed with open arms — quite literally — by the Cleveland Cavalier fans and players during his final visit to The Land. Kobe first captivated fans with his showcase in the 1997 Slam Dunk contest...
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D’Angelo Russell drilled in groin by LeBron James pass

Pray for Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell, because the second overall pick of this year’s draft is probably icing his man region right now. Russell was the unfortunate recipient of a pass from LeBron James during Wednesday night’s game. He stepped into the passing lane in an attempt to force a turnover, and that’s when this happened. Man down!
Via The Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: D'Angelo Russell hit in groin by LeBron pass

Former Ohio State star D’Angelo Russell made his return to the Buckeye State Wednesday evening as his Lakers took on the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena.  The homecoming could have gone better.  Los Angeles was getting blown out and LeBron James did this to Russell.  Cavaliers' LeBron James drops Lakers' D'Angelo Russell with below-the-belt pass
Via College Spun
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers Tried To Trade Kobe Bryant For LeBron James In 2007

In an alternate universe, LeBron James would be wearing purple and gold in Wednesday’s Los Angeles Lakers-Cleveland Cavaliers matchup. The Cavaliers star already has solidified himself as one of the best NBA players of all time at the age of 31, but if the Lakers had it their way, James would have been playing for them and Kobe Bryant would be in Cleveland. Yes, you read that correctly...
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The LeBron-Kobe rivalry and Finals matchup that never was

It was supposed to be basketball’s next great rivalry — one born in the spirit of Magic-Bird, Chamberlain-Russell and Jordan-Isiah. In the mid-2000s, LeBron James and Kobe Bryant ruled the NBA on opposite sides of the country. Bryant was the three-time champion and consummate gunner who never met a shot he wouldn’t take, and James was the one who got his teammates involved...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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Lakers and Cavs discussed Kobe-LeBron trade in 2007

Kobe Bryant and LeBron James came up in trade discussions between the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers back in 2007. Bryant, on the cusp of winning an MVP but frustrated with the direction of the Lakers, wasn’t a stranger to seeing his name come up in trade rumors. James was, especially after leading the scrappy Cavaliers to the NBA Finals before a whipping at the hands...
Via The Sports Daily
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‘Emotional’ LeBron eager to face Kobe Wednesday

With Kobe Bryant’s season-long swan song in full swing and LeBron James only having three more opportunities to face the Los Angeles Lakers icon before it’s all said and done, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar admitted he gets “emotional” whenever he watches the retiring legend play. “Anytime I even watch his games, even when I’m not playing him, it’s always, like...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James among NBA All-Stars to voice characters on Cartoon Network

NBA All-Star Weekend (Feb. 12-14) is a week away, and the excitement is extending from TNT to other Turner properties such as Cartoon Network. As part of the network’s All-Star Jam on Feb. 11, a handful of NBA stars will appear on Cartoon Network programming, headlined by LeBron James. Here’s a clip of “Basketball Superstar LeBron James,” as he introduces himself, on Teen...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James reacts to Cam Newton’s comparison comments

Cam Newton on Monday at Super Bowl media day wondered out loud why he has to be the "LeBron James of the NFL" -- an exercise that happens all too often -- after he was posed a question about it. To counter the notion, he asked, "Why can't LeBron be called the Cam Newton of power forwards?" And now, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar has a response for the Carolina Panthers quarterback...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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