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LeBron James: American basketball player
LeBron Raymone James Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history. Discussions ranking him as the greatest basketball player of all time have often been subject to significant debate, with frequent comparisons to Michael Jordan. James's teams have played in eight consecutive NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers. His accomplishments include three NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, three Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals. James holds the all-time record for playoffs points, is third in all-time points, and eighth in all-time assists. James was selected to the All-NBA First Team twelve times, made the All-Defensive First Team five times, and has played in sixteen All-Star Games, in which he was selected All-Star MVP three times.


NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at sports complex in Florida [Video]

NBA in talks with Disney to restart season at sports complex in Florida

NBA in talks with Disney about restarting its suspended season at Disney World in Florida in late July

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Jonas Brothers Release Two New Singles [Video]

Jonas Brothers Release Two New Singles

Jonas Brothers are treating their fans to a special surprise. The brothers released "XV," a special two-song bundle featuring their new single "X" and the single "Five More Minutes." The band will..

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Heavily-restricted NBA practices expected to resume on Friday [Video]

Heavily-restricted NBA practices expected to resume on Friday

NBA teams expected to get go-ahead to reopen practice facilities for limited use as early as Friday.

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Lebron James to host virtual graduation event for class of 2020 [Video]

Lebron James to host virtual graduation event for class of 2020

James recently announced his plan to help celebrate graduating students across the United States.

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LeBron James reveals 'Space Jam' sequel title [Video]

LeBron James reveals 'Space Jam' sequel title

On Instagram, James announced that the movie will be called 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'.

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Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports [Video]

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next week, ESPN reports

Some NBA practice facilities could re-open next Friday but does not mean resumption of the suspended season is imminent, according to reports

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Sport could resume in empty stadiums says top U.S. disease expert [Video]

Sport could resume in empty stadiums says top U.S. disease expert

The NFL campaign and an abbreviated baseball season may be possible if games are played without fans and players are kept in lockdown according to U.S. President Donald Trump’s leading infectious..

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Streaming service Quibi launches to housebound audiences [Video]

Streaming service Quibi launches to housebound audiences

A new streaming service called Quibi launched to housebound audiences on Monday, delivering movies, reality shows and news to mobile devices in chunks of ten minutes or less. Gloria Tso has more.

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LeBron James promises no 'Space Jam 2' delay [Video]

LeBron James promises no 'Space Jam 2' delay

A number of movie release dates have been postponed due to the spread of COVID-19.

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LeBron James promises no Space Jam 2 delay [Video]

LeBron James promises no Space Jam 2 delay

LeBron James has insisted the coronavirus pandemic has not had too much of an impact on 'Space Jam 2' and it will still be released in June 2021.

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The endless debate: Nuggets coach Mike Malone compares Michael Jordan and LeBron James

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LeBron James' 'I Promise' documentary series debuts Monday on Quibi

A documentary series detailing the successes and challenges at LeBron James' "I Promise School' debuts Monday on Quibi.
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LeBron James provides food for more than 1,300 people in a special Taco Tuesday in his hometown

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James, Davis discuss virus precautions

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Jay-Z assists as daughter Blue Ivy Carter gets starstruck during sweet encounter with LeBron James

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Lakers' LeBron James says he won't play games without fans amid coronavirus concerns

Despite growing fears over the coronavirus, LeBron James was clear: "If I show up to an arena and there are no fans in there, I ain't playing."
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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James insists he often practices 36-foot 3s

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LeBron James scored a season-high 40 points to guide the Lakers to a victory against Zion Williamson and the Pelicans.
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Barack Obama, LeBron James, NBA luminaries share their favorite Kobe Bryant memories

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LeBron James calls out MLB commissioner Rob Manfred over response to sign-stealing scandal

NBA star LeBron James says he'd be "(expletive) irate" if he found out a team cheated him out of winning a title, urges MLB to listen to player criticism.
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LeBron James: How assists play part in evolution of NBA's biggest star

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LeBron James still drawing rave reviews for his Kobe Bryant tribute dunk

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LeBron James picks Anthony Davis first in All-Star draft, Giannis Antetokounmpo takes Joel Embiid

LeBron James went with his teammate as the top pick after all. Giannis Antetokounmpo selected one of his "African brothers" with the second pick.
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What current Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis learned from Kobe Bryant

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LeBron celebrates his 'brother' Kobe in emotional speech

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How Los Angeles Lakers are coping with loss of Kobe Bryant

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LeBron James opens up and reflects on Kobe Bryant after passing him on NBA scoring list

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LeBron James passes Kobe Bryant for third place on NBA's all-time scoring list

With a driving third-quarter lay-up, LeBron James became the third leading scorer in NBA history.
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On verge of passing Kobe Bryant on all-time scoring list, what if LeBron James had tried to score more?

As LeBron James gets ready to pass Kobe Bryant for third on NBA's all-time scoring list, what if James were less a passer and a more selfish scorer?
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LeBron James on David Stern: 'He definitely should have something named after him'

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From LeBron James to Tiger Woods to Simone Biles: Who made our list of top 50 athletes this decade?

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12 Democrats take the stage at fourth primary debate; Hong Kong protesters burn Lebron James jersey
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