LeBron James

CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 19: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the Brooklyn Nets at The Quicken Loans Arena on December 19, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

King James Drops 22 As Cavaliers Beat Nets 95-91

LeBron James scored 22 points and Mike Miller, making his first start of the season, added 21 on seven 3-pointers, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 95-91 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

12/19/2014

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pose with basketball player LeBron James (R) backstage as they attend the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014.  (Photo by Tim Rooke - Pool/Getty Images)

Some Crying Foul Because LeBron James Touched Kate Middleton’s Shoulder

When King James touched the future queen of England on the shoulder after a basketball game, royal watchers cried foul.

12/10/2014

LeBron James wears an "I Can't Breathe" shirt during warmups before Cleveland's game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: We Have A Full-Blown Movement From Pro Athletes, And That’s A Good Thing

How fitting that the city with the most elaborate subway system on Earth has landed on the third rail of American discourse.

12/09/2014

LeBron James wears an "I Can't Breathe" shirt during warmups before Cleveland's game against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

LeBron On Garner Protest Shirt: ‘It Was A Message To The Family’

The statement from the players came before a game in Brooklyn that was attended by Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, as well as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.

12/09/2014

Prince William and Kate Middleton on the Jumbotron during the game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images); Nets GM Billy King (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: With Royals In Nets’ House, No Better Time To Shout ‘Down With King!’

My exhortation was in no way expressing any displeasure towards Great Britain’s monarchy, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. It’s time to end the reign of GM Billy King.

12/09/2014

NEW YORK - DECEMBER 8: Markel Brown #22 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against Joe Harris #12 of the Cleveland Cavaliers at the Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Play The Fool In 110-88 Loss To King James, Cavs In Front Of Royal Audience

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers turned a close game into a clinic after Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, grabbed courtside seats to watch them, beating the Brooklyn Nets 110-88 on Monday night.

12/09/2014

Protesters at the Barclays Center demonstrate against the grand jury decision not to indict an officer in the death of Eric Garner. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Garner Ruling Protesters Head To Barclays Center During William And Kate Appearance

Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision turned out Monday evening at the Barclays Center, as Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, attended the Brooklyn Nets’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

12/08/2014

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers wears an 'I Can't Breathe' shirt during warmups before his game against the Brooklyn Nets during their game at the Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

LeBron Wears Garner Protest Shirt With Royal Couple On Hand At Barclays

LeBron James is looking for an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt, and he could wear it before a game like Derrick Rose did this weekend. The Cavaliers play in Brooklyn on Monday in front of some very special guests.

12/08/2014

San Diego Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram wears a shirt that refers to the last words of Eric Garner before he died while being arrested by police in New York City. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)

NFL Players Wear ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Messages In Tribute To Eric Garner

A week after their “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” show of solidarity, several St. Louis Rams players made another societal statement Sunday with the message: “I Can’t Breathe.”

12/08/2014

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers handles the ball against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York on December 4, 2014. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Lose To Cavs 90-87, Drop Sixth Straight

Carmelo Anthony ended a 4-for-19 night by missing a 3-pointer in the final seconds, as the Knicks dropped their sixth straight and fell to 4-16.

12/05/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 5: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on from the bench during their game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena on November 5, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jumping Off The LeBron James Bandwagon

LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.

11/07/2014

Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks shoots the ball during open practice at Madison Square Garden on October 26, 2014. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jared Max: Why A Me-First NBA Is Awful For Everyone

One of the strongest themes of my favorite sports movie, “Hoosiers,” is one which, sadly, seems lost on too many of today’s NBA superstars: teamwork.

11/06/2014

Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during a game at the United Center  on October 31, 2014 in Chicago. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

After Loss To Knicks, Cavs Beat Bulls In Overtime

LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

10/31/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images) shoots against the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' homecoming at Quicken Loans Arena on October 30, 2014. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Sorry, LeBron! Knicks Bounce Back In Big Way To Spoil James’ Homecoming

Cleveland, after waiting months to celebrate LeBron James’ return with a rip-roaring party, was in a state of shock following a 95-90 loss to the Knicks on Thursday night.

10/31/2014

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