1. How Much Leverage Does LeBron James Have with Cleveland Cavaliers?

    In his second stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers , LeBron James has all the power in the world. But that might not be the case forever Clearly, LeBron pulled strings this summer...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 9 hours ago 7,019 reads 56 comments

  2. How Will Erik Spoelstra's System Adapt to Loss of LeBron James?

    Erik Spoelstra and his system won’t adapt to the loss of LeBron James , because it’s impossible to adapt to the loss of LeBron James. He was the Miami Heat ’s "sine qua non...

    Tom Sunnergren Written by Tom Sunnergren about 1 day ago 7,426 reads 25 comments

  3. LeBron James Sends Akron Neighbors Cupcakes for Dealing with Media Attention

    The presence of news vans, reporters and rabid fans is bound to throw even the most tight-knit community into disarray...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 days ago 331,675 reads 359 comments

  4. LeBron Buys Ohio Neighbors Cupcakes

    Since LeBron James is returning to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, it appears that he'll be spending a lot more time at his Akron mansion...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  5. LeBron James Signing with Cleveland Cavaliers Will Spawn New NBA Superteam Model

    Burrowed between LeBron James ' decision to spurn the Miami Heat for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the ongoing Kevin Love saga is a superteam obituary...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 days ago 19,074 reads 65 comments

  6. LeBron James' Return Is Best-Possible Scenario for Kyrie Irving to Blossom

    Kyrie Irving lost his place as the face of the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer, but that could have been his biggest offseason victory...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 3 days ago 13,784 reads 58 comments

  7. LeBron James' Future Better Tied to Andrew Wiggins Than Kevin Love

    LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers preaching responsibility, waxing patience and selling uncertain visions that made, and continue to make, more sense when bound to rookie Andrew Wiggins instead of Kevin Love...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 days ago 83,308 reads 350 comments

  8. Maverick Carter Speaks on LeBron James' Decision to Return to Cavaliers

    Maverick Carter, a business partner of LeBron James , has played a vital role in helping the NBA superstar during his career. One thing he didn't force on James, though, was which team the latter would choose as a free agent this offseason...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 3 days ago 72,248 reads 250 comments

  9. Erik Spoelstra Is Key to Miami Heat Reclaiming Status as Contenders

    Of all the fate-forming keys that will invariably shape the Miami Heat 's post- LeBron James direction, none are more important than Erik Spoelstra himself. Rarely are coaches thrust into the limelight like this...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 days ago 19,611 reads 87 comments

  10. How Would a Free-Agent Michael Jordan Handle LeBron's Social Media World?

    LeBron James rumors have been besetting the NBA fans since the start of the offseason, but that's in part due to the participation of the masses. The LeBronathon didn't come from nowhere, though; it stems from the legacy of Michael Jordan...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 days ago 124,057 reads 285 comments

  11. LeBron James Acts Like a Typical Parent While Cheering on Son at AAU Game

    When LeBron James watches his son play basketball, he doesn't act like a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player. He acts like a typical dad. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was in Lexington, Kentucky, to watch LeBron James Jr...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 4 days ago 312,070 reads 317 comments

  12. New-Look Miami Heat Will Show Us LeBron James' True Value

    We'll see proof of LeBron James ' greatness in the way he changes the prospects of the Cleveland Cavaliers , but we may get an even clearer picture of his worth by looking at what happens to the Miami Heat in his absence...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 days ago 105,561 reads 618 comments

  13. NBA Store Sells Out of LeBron James Cavaliers Jerseys

    Want to celebrate LeBron James ' return to Northeast Ohio with a Cleveland Cavaliers replica home, away or alternate jersey? Well, you can't...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 days ago 181,445 reads 367 comments

  14. Kevin Love Trade Would Put Serious Pressure on LeBron James

    It's amazing how quickly Kevin Love has helped turn the tables since LeBron James agreed to come to the Cleveland Cavaliers . Right away, James, the four-time MVP, made it abundantly clear that he wasn't expecting immediate success...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 days ago 89,420 reads 288 comments

  15. Mario Chalmers: 'I Never Thought Anyone Would Want to Leave Miami for Cleveland'

    While former Miami Heat teammates Mike Miller and James Jones have followed LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers , there's one member of the four-time defending Eastern Conference champions who's pleased to be returning to South Beach...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 days ago 176,128 reads 787 comments

  16. 6 NBA Rosters That Could Still Use an Upgrade

    Most of the 2014 free-agency fireworks are over, but there are still some marquee teams that could stand to upgrade their roster in the race for a title...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 6 days ago 7,919 reads 16 comments

  17. LeBron James Asks Fans on Instagram What Number He Should Wear with Cavaliers

    Stay with what works? Or return to an old classic? While it appeared LeBron James planned to continue wearing No. 6 in his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers , the matter may not be decided...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 7 days ago 287,455 reads 919 comments

  18. Andrew Wiggins Trade Rumors Show the Power of LeBron James

    While LeBron James pondered his next maneuver at the start of free agency, he held the entire basketball world —and really, the sports world at large —in the palm of his hand...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 7 days ago 129,640 reads 443 comments

  19. LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan as America's Favorite Athlete in Harris Poll

    LeBron James has finally passed Michael Jordan—at least when it comes to being the most popular sports figure in the United States...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 days ago 333,652 reads 325 comments

  20. LeBron James' Return to Cleveland Cavaliers About More Than Redemption

    LeBron James went back to Cleveland because he felt it was the right thing to do—for himself, the team and the city. Insofar as an inherently trivial act in the sports world can have significance in the real one, James' decision does...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 10,688 reads 47 comments

  21. Predicting Cleveland Cavaliers' 2014-15 Opening-Night Starting Lineup

    Now that LeBron James has officially made his prodigal return, fans and pundits are bound to trip over themselves in declaring the Cleveland Cavaliers a 2015 title contender...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 8 days ago 56,611 reads 81 comments

  22. LeBron James' Contract with Cavs Sets Precedent for Other NBA Stars

    When LeBron James went home, he did it for the right reasons—reasons that, according to him, went "above basketball," per the heartfelt missive he released through Sports Illustrated 's Lee Jenkins ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 48,175 reads 126 comments

  23. Which Version of LeBron James Will Cleveland Cavaliers Get?

    LeBron James has filled many different roles during his stellar NBA career. He's played hero and villain. He's come up short in the clutch and thrived when the going gets toughest...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 days ago 100,419 reads 171 comments

  24. LeBron James, with Some Familiar Recruits, Trying to Bring Heat Culture to Cavs

    MIAMI — They were the Statler and Waldorf of the Miami Heat's Big Three era, deadeye shooters who spent pregame periods shooting the bull, invariably beside each other in visiting locker rooms...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 8 days ago 168,605 reads 661 comments

  25. Ray Allen Reunion Should Be LeBron James' Top Priority After Return to Cavaliers

    LeBron James attracts talent. Players, especially veterans who are more worried about winning titles than money, know that playing alongside him often equates to their best chance at a championship...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 days ago 3,912 reads 2 comments