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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). Widely considered one of the greatest NBA players, James is frequently compared to Michael Jordan in debates over the greatest basketball player of all time. Playing on the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and Los Angeles Lakers, James is the only player in NBA history to have brought NBA championships to three franchises as Finals MVP. He has competed in ten NBA Finals, including eight consecutive with the Heat and Cavaliers from 2011 through 2018. His accomplishments include four NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awards, four Finals MVP Awards, and two Olympic gold medals. During his 17-year career, James holds the record for all-time playoffs points, is third in all-time points, and eighth in career assists. James has been selected to the All-NBA First Team a record thirteen 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.


LeBron James asks for help finding killer of his friend's sister [Video]

LeBron James asks for help finding killer of his friend's sister

According to CNN, 37-year-old Ericka Weems, the sister of the NBA star's friend, Brandon Weems, was shot and killed in her home.

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Street celebrations after Lakers' victory [Video]

Street celebrations after Lakers' victory

Police arrive as fans celebrates Lakers' NBA championship win outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It's a first title in a decade and marks a 4th championship ring for LeBron James.

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Lakers fans go wild after NBA championship win [Video]

Lakers fans go wild after NBA championship win

LeBron James capped another illustrious title run as the Los Angeles Lakers earned their record-tying 17th championship at the NBA Finals on Sunday night near Orlando. Gloria Tso reports.

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LeBron 'humbled' after he & Davis compared with Bryant & O'Neal [Video]

LeBron 'humbled' after he & Davis compared with Bryant & O'Neal

LeBron James and Anthony Davis become the first LA Lakers duo since Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal in 2002 to score more than a combined 60 points in an NBA Finals game.

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'Why do you not want people to vote:' Former felon details voting struggles [Video]

'Why do you not want people to vote:' Former felon details voting struggles

From high profile athletes like LeBron James to former presidential candidates like Michael Bloomberg; high powered names are fronting millions of dollars to pay off former felons' debts in Florida...

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LeBron James celebrates Joe Biden's win with meme of block on Donald Trump

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LeBron Played Huge Role In Biden Campaign & Deserves Credit, Says Shannon Sharpe

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Lebron James calls for justice after sister of Cavaliers exec found murdered

NBA star Lebron James is calling for justice after the death of Ericka Weems.
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LeBron James Begs For Help In Murder Case Involving Best Friend's Sister

LeBron James is pleading with citizens of Akron, Ohio to help police in a murder case involving his good friend's sister ... saying Wednesday, "My city I need y’all to go to work." Bron's lifelong..
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Donald Trump followers chant 'LeBron James sucks' against Lakers star at Pennsylvania rally

The NBA and LeBron James have been frequent targets of President Donald Trump, whose followers chanted at a rally against the Lakers' star.
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A look at NBA arenas transformed into voting centers for the election

This election season, more than two dozen NBA arenas and stadiums across the country have opened up to voters, thanks to superstar LeBron James and his fellow NBA players. During the racial unrest that..
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'We were ready to leave': LeBron James sought guidance from Barack Obama during NBA boycott

LeBron James says he sought guidance from former President Obama about leaving bubble following the NBA boycott after the shooting of Jacob Blake.
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LeBron James wants parade for Dodgers and Lakers

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LeBron to executive produce documentary on 1921 Tulsa massacre

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Barack Obama and LeBron James are joining forces in a late push to increase Black voter turnout.

Mr. Obama sat for an interview with the N.B.A. star as a part of the athlete’s More Than A Vote initiative.
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LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Rich Paul, Klutch Dinner In Malibu

LeBron James was back at Nobu in Malibu on Thursday night for a fancy dinner with Anthony Davis and their agent Rich Paul. Normally, not that big of a deal for 2 teammates to dine with their agent --..
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LeBron James, Black activists fight back against stealth voter suppression campaigns on Facebook, Instagram

LeBron James, Black activists are mounting a counteroffensive against a surge of election misinformation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WhatsApp.
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LeBron James Says He 'Damn Sure Won’t Go Back And Forth' With President Trump

LeBron James is vowing NOT to engage in Twitter wars with President Trump before the election ... saying he "damn sure won't go back and forth" with #45. The 4-time NBA champ has engaged in mutual..
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LeBron James has a new push to fight misinformation among Black voters. Don’t ask him about Trump.

LeBron James’s voter mobilization group, More Than a Vote, has a new initiative aimed at countering misinformation targeting young Black voters.
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LeBron James on Black Voter Participation, Misinformation and Trump

In an interview, the recently crowned N.B.A. champion addressed his latest political push: combating misinformation among Black communities before Election Day.
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L.A. Lakers Have Post-Bubble Victory Dinner at Nobu, Bring Your Ladies!

The L.A. Lakers victory celebration has moved to Malibu -- with LeBron James and his teammates turning up at Nobu! Seems it was a couple's dinner -- because everyone from Bron to Danny Green, Kyle..
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Michelle Obama, LeBron James team up to encourage early voting

"It's now up to us to do everything in our power to get our friends and family ready to vote early and safely together," Obama said. "We can't leave anyone behind."
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LeBron James Builds Insane Custom Playhouse for Daughter, It's Massive!!!

LeBron James' daughter, Zhuri, is about to be 6-years-old ... AND SHE'S ALREADY A HOMEOWNER!!! The NBA superstar hooked his kid up with an early birthday present -- her own private crib in his backyard..
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Barack Obama Praises LeBron James, You're a Great Player and Person!

Barack Obama is congratulating his pal, LeBron James -- saying the NBA superstar is a legend both on and off the court ... despite what Trump thinks. "Proud of my friend @KingJames for his fourth..
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Tom Brady memes his fourth down gaffe to congratulate LeBron James' fourth NBA title

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady congratulated Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James for NBA title with meme of himself holding up four fingers.
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Los Angeles Lakers clinch historic NBA finals title, LeBron James takes home MVP award

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are NBA champions after beating the Miami Heat, 106-93 in a six-game finals series. It's James' fourth NBA title, and his first in L.A. It follows a..
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LeBron James Doused in Booze In Crazy Locker Room Party, FaceTimes Mom

The parade is on hold, but the Lakers locker room celebration Sunday night was LIIIIIIIITTTTTTTTTT!!!! LeBron James, J.R. Smith, Anthony Davis, Rajon Rondo, Dwight Howard, Jared Dudley threw on some..
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LeBron James' voting organization kicks off soccer star campaign

The move comes as early voting has been underway in multiple states across the country.
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LeBron James pays tribute to his mother on FaceTime following championship: 'I hope I continue to make you proud'

Basking in glory of his fourth NBA championship Sunday, Finals MVP LeBron James FaceTimed his mother, Gloria, reflecting on how she's inspired him.
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Lakers star LeBron James becomes first NBA player to win Finals MVP with three teams

Only Michael Jordan with six has more Finals MVPs than LeBron James, who won his fourth Finals MVP award after leading the Lakers to the championship.
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Lakers close out Heat with Game 6 rout for record-tying 17th NBA championship

LeBron James and Anthony Davis took care of business in Game 6, leading the Lakers to a 106-93 victory for the 17th title in franchise history.
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Lakers win NBA Finals; LeBron James secures fourth championship

The emotional victory represents more than another banner hanging from the rafters, following the death of Lakers legend and five-time champion Kobe Bryant.
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In interview with Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump calls LeBron James a 'hater' and 'nasty spokesman'

During an interview on Rush Limbaugh's radio show Friday, Donald Trump brought up LeBron James, calling him a "hater" and a "nasty spokesman."
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NBA Finals: Jimmy Butler's triple-double leads Heat past Lakers to force Game 6

Jimmy Butler kept the Heat alive with a 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists to outduel LeBron James and force Game 6 against the Lakers.
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Donald Trump Rips 'Nasty' LeBron James, 'He's a Hater'

Donald Trump just WENT OFF on Lebron James -- blasting him as a "nasty" person and a "hater" who's ruining pro basketball. It was all part of an anti-Black Lives Matter tirade during an appearance..
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NBA Finals: What LeBron James has learned about being a Laker

LeBron James says Lakers fans "don't give a damn what you've done before" as Los Angeles is on the cusp of clinching its first NBA title since 2010.
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LeBron James, I Promise school students featured on Wheaties box

James said having the I Promise kids and families from his hometown of Akron, Ohio, on the box means "everything."
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Magic Johnson on upcoming docuseries and NBA finals, says “LeBron is on a mission”

Five-time NBA Champion Magic Johnson talks to "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about why he believes the Los Angeles Lakers will win their 17th NBA championship at the NBA Finals, his expanding..
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LeBron James Tapped as New Wheaties Box Athlete, Takes Over for Serena

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LeBron James Rocks Kobe Bryant Tribute Shirt to NBA Finals Game 4

LeBron James is paying tribute to Kobe Bryant before Game 4 of the NBA Finals ... entering the arena with a shirt honoring Mamba's life. Rockin' his Beats By Dre headphones and a BBZ mask (the letters..
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LeBron James Wishes Bronny Happy 16th Birthday From Bubble, 'Love You Kid'

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Lakers' LeBron James explains why he walked off court in closing seconds of Game 3 loss to Heat

LeBron James appeared visibly upset as he left the court while the final seconds ticked off the clock on the Lakers' loss to the Heat in Game 3.
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‘Real Change’: A Race Is On to Register Ex-Felons in Florida

Activists armed with millions of dollars from donors like Michael Bloomberg and LeBron James are canvassing in Florida to help former felons register to vote before a deadline on Monday.
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Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis match Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal with NBA Finals scoring feat

LeBron James and Anthony Davis became the first Lakers teammates since Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal with 30 points each in an NBA Finals game.
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LeBron James, Anthony Davis power Lakers past Heat for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 33 points and Anthony Davis had 32 as the Lakers handled the depleted Heat for a 124-114 win in Game 2 and 2-0 lead.
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Thousands sign up as poll workers after LeBron James' efforts

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LeBron James’s effort to attract more poll workers nets 10,000 volunteers.

More Than a Vote, the collective of athletes headlined by LeBron James, said its initiative to increase the number of poll workers in majority-Black electoral districts had amassed 10,000 volunteers.
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Does Lakers' LeBron James have extra motivation to beat Heat? 'Absolutely not'

LeBron James won titles with the Heat in 2012 and 2013, so he's well aware of how Erik Spoelstra will have Miami prepared for the NBA Finals.
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Heat finish off Celtics to set up NBA Finals showdown with former star LeBron James and Lakers

The Heat will play former star LeBron James and the Lakers in the NBA Finals after ousting the Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.
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LeBron James credits coach Frank Vogel for Lakers being 'great' this season

LeBron James and Anthony Davis strongly credit Frank Vogel for guided the Los Angeles Lakers to their first NBA Finals appearance in 10 years.
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LeBron James records triple-double as Lakers close out Nuggets to advance to NBA Finals

The Lakers are heading to the NBA Finals for the first time in 10 years after beating the Nuggets in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.
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LeBron James calls for "justice, no matter how long it takes"

"We lost a beautiful woman in Breonna, that has no say so in what's going on right now, and we want justice no matter how long it takes," said the NBA star.
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LeBron James 'devastated, hurt, sad, mad!' after grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor case

LeBron James took to Twitter to convey his feelings following the grand jury decision in the death of Breonna Taylor.
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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James: 'Not one time have I said let's act violent toward cops'

LeBron James defended his critiques of law enforcement officers after the LA Lakers' Game 3 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
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