Skip to content

LeBron James Decision

  1. LeBron happy in Miami, was “truthful” about Cleveland

    Feb 17, 2012, 1:44 PM EST

    Miami Heat v Atlanta Hawks

    The day after LeBron James offered an olive branch to Cleveland and opened the door a little on his possible return to play for the Cavaliers someday, you knew there would be a day of follow up questions. Because it’s LeBron and Cleveland and perspective goes out the window when those two things meet. LeBron…

  2. LeBron says he would consider return to Cavaliers. Someday.

    Feb 16, 2012, 2:45 PM EST

    LeBron James Cavaliers

    LeBron James, peacemaker with Cleveland. Not that the wounds there can ever be fully healed, but he’s trying. He extended an olive branch Thursday, again saying he handled leaving poorly and he would someday consider returning. At least he’s trying to say all the right things. The Heat are in Cleveland to take on the…

  3. LeBron biographer goes way down the hater rabbit hole

    Oct 18, 2011, 3:38 PM EST

    LeBron_heat_chalk

    You knew Scott Raab’s book on LeBron James was not going to be a love letter when the working title was “The Whore of Akron.” Now that is the official title and the book is close to being ready for your Kindle (it’s released Nov. 15). To pimp it, Esquire has an excerpt (which shouldn’t…

  4. Video: “The Decision Remix” by DJ Steve Porter

    Jul 8, 2011, 3:15 PM EST

    Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat - Game Six

    This is the last trip down memory lane about the decision, but this is more than worth it. DJ Steve Porter — the video mashup artist responsible for Press Hop and Press Hop 2 among others — put together a look back at the year for LeBron and put together this video. Which is impressive. Enjoy.

  5. Creators of “The Decision” stunned by backlash (and other details of event)

    Jun 30, 2011, 1:15 PM EST

    Image (1) lebron_decision-thumb-250x191-15508.jpg for post 6206

    On the eve of a lockout that — if it does end up costing games — will kill the momentum around the league, let’s look back at the thing that helped create all that momentum and the increased ratings: LeBron James’ Decision. The television show sparked interest from casual fans that carried over to increased…

  6. Jazz coach Corbin says blame AAU for the Miami Heat

    May 31, 2011, 8:54 AM EST

    Utah Jazz v Dallas Mavericks

    You heard it right after LeBron James talked about where his talents were going — other older players jumped up and said they would not have done this. They would not have willingly joined forces with other superstars to chase rings. Former NBA player and current Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin gets that. He told the…

  7. LeBron James apologizes for “The Decision”

    May 12, 2011, 11:18 AM EST

    Boston Celtics v Miami Heat - Game Five

    LeBron James has said before that he regretted how “The Decision” went down, how it was perceived. Wednesday night, after he was incredibly clutch, after he slayed some demons, after his Heat team knocked off the Boston Celtics, LeBron apologized for The Decision, as reported by Brian Windhorst of ESPN. “I knew deep down in…

  8. Derrick Rose says he did pitch LeBron last summer

    Mar 2, 2011, 5:26 PM EST

    Chicago Bulls v Cleveland Cavaliers, Game 5

    I know, I know. We’re all trying to move on forget the Summer or LeBron ever happened, just like we’re trying to forget that night we broke out the bottle of Mescal. Best if it just isn’t discussed anymore. But Derrick Rose wants to make it clear that he did, too, reach out to LeBron.…

  9. Chris Rock knew LeBron was gone, why didn’t Cleveland?

    Feb 17, 2011, 8:19 AM EST

    'Grown Ups' - Germany Premiere

    Well, maybe everybody does hate Chris in Cleveland now. Chris Rock pulls no punches. It’s why his stand up is so great — he tells you straight out how he sees it. And in an interview with Esquire Magazine (done by Scott Raab who is writing a book about LeBron leaving Cleveland) Rock says Clevelanders…

  10. Cavaliers may be losing but Dan Gilbert is making big money

    Feb 7, 2011, 9:39 PM EST

    Dan Gilbert

    On the court, Cleveland is an unmitigated disaster. They’ve won one game since the start of December. They are losing big. On the accountant’s ledger, the Cavaliers are winning big. It’s the remnants of the LeBron James era — money committed before he was gone more than covers a post-LeBron payroll, as Jason Lloyd explains…

  11. ‘Melo talks to LeBron, adds situations are different

    Jan 12, 2011, 4:45 PM EST

    Olympics Day 14 - Basketball

    Not a lot of people have been in Carmelo Anthony’s shoes — a legitimate NBA superstar pushing his way to a new team at the peak of his career. One guy who did — LeBron James. Anthony told the media Wednesday he and LeBron have spoken recently, but added the situations are very different (via…

  12. Paul Silas says LeBron treated Cavaliers just like teams treat players

    Jan 4, 2011, 2:57 PM EST

    Cavaliers v Wizards

    Among the seemingly innumerable things LeBron James has been criticized for — from the legitimate to the ludicrous — was the complaint that he needed to let Cleveland know much farther in advance he was gone. If he was not coming back, he had an obligation to let them know so they could get something…

  13. LeBron James on 2010: “I’m a happy man right now”

    Dec 31, 2010, 2:42 PM EST

    LeBron James

    New Year’s Eve is a time for reflection. And champagne. And singing Robert Burns. But also reflection. LeBron James was asked to reflect on his year – where he and his decision were the biggest story in the NBA and maybe all of sports — by Brian Windhorst at ESPN. LeBron mostly chose to look…

  14. Quote of the Day: Dan Gilbert is over LeBron. He means it. Really.

    Dec 1, 2010, 9:38 AM EST

    Image (1) dgilbert-thumb-250x140-15682.jpg for post 3091

    “I’m over it. I really am. That’s the truth,” he said. “I let it all out in about 24 hours. I just think we have such a great core and a great coaching staff. We have a lot of opportunities with the trade exception and the draft. I feel good about this team.” —Cavaliers owner…

  15. More police, ban on anti-LeBron clothing set for his return to Cleveland

    Nov 25, 2010, 6:00 PM EST

    Courting LeBron Basketball

    One week from today, LeBron James returns to Cleveland… and Cleveland is ready. The fans have prepped their voices and insults, and the Cavaliers and Cleveland police are ready to make sure it stops right there. Chris Broussard at ESPN detailed the plans: To ensure James’ safety, there will be dozens of extra police officers…

  16. Cleveland tells LeBron what he should do: “Be who you said you’d be.”

    Nov 5, 2010, 1:20 PM EST

    [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/NvgD9HNTMkM?fs=1&hl=en_US" height="205" width="320" /]

    LeBron had to know this was coming, because: 1) He asked a question without answering it; 2) Clevelanders are still bitter. So here you go, the people of Cleveland respond to LeBron’s Rise ad.

  17. Heat fly jerk…er, fan down to Miami for a game…or not

    Nov 4, 2010, 11:30 PM EST

    Image (1) heat_LeBron_jersey-thumb-250x151-16928.jpg for post 3379

    UPDATE 11:30 pm: The Miami Heat have changed their mind. Matthew Bellamy is not going to a Heat game unless he pays his own way. Here is the team statement, via The Heat Index: “An invitation was prematurely extended to [Bellamy] prior to the approval process being completed,” according to a Heat team statement released…

  18. LeBron ready for revenge on Tolliver for spoof; Tolliver somehow surprised

    Nov 1, 2010, 6:31 PM EST

    Tolliver_wolves

    Tuesday night, the Miami Heat will destroy the Minnesota Timberwolves. At least that’s the expectation. And LeBron James will get to check off one name on his revenge list — Anthony Tolliver. That’s what he’s saying, Tolliver is surprised by all this. Here’s the backstory. You probably remember a little something in July where James…

  19. LeBron reiterates: “I think I would do it a little different.”

    Oct 31, 2010, 3:40 PM EST

    jamespreseason

    He’s said this before, it’s ground we’ve covered. But because today he and the Heat were in New Jersey — game one of the “We were scored by LeBron James tour” 2010 — it came up again. Would LeBron handle things differently? Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel had his answer. “If I had a…

  20. Chris Bosh clears everything up: He didn’t leave Toronto to be on T.V., it was that they sucked

    Oct 29, 2010, 12:46 PM EST

    Image (1) bosh-heat-thumb-250x140-17979.jpg for post 3618

    Chris Bosh, stop digging. When you’re in a hole… stop. Don’t worry about what the people in Toronto think of you. Worry about where to be in the offense and how you’re going to defend Dwight Howard. This all started back on Tuesday Bosh was interviewed by a Toronto Star columnist before the Heat’s opening…

  21. Dan Gilbert says he has no regrets. He probably should.

    Oct 27, 2010, 7:29 PM EST

    Image (1) dgilbert-thumb-250x140-15682.jpg for post 3091

    The Cavaliers tip-off the post-LeBron James era tonight, coincidentally the same way LeBron kicked off his post-Cleveland era last night — against the Celtics. It will probably end about the same way for both of them. Tied into the season opener, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert had a lengthy interview with the Cleveland Plain Dealer, where…

  22. We have a new low: Ohio radio station hires witch doctor to curse LeBron

    Oct 26, 2010, 4:56 PM EST

    jobu2

    And now we have reached what we can only hope is the nadir of the LeBron James hatred. It’s probably not. Probably not close. Sadly. But we can hope. “Rover’s Morning Glory,” the morning show for WMMS-FM in Cleveland, hired a witch doctor to put a hex on LeBron. Said doctor used bones, blood and…

  23. Why other players love what LeBron did this summer: He stuck it to the owners

    Oct 22, 2010, 10:00 PM EST

    LeBron_heat_chalk

    Fans have not been loving what LeBron James did this summer. Well, outside of Miami anyway, there they love it. Understandably. But you’ve seen the polls and heard the pundits for months — most of the country thought the way he handed this summer was amateurish and some thought the decision itself flawed. Other NBA…

  24. Charles Barkley on LeBron: “Just when you think it couldn’t get any stupider…”

    Oct 1, 2010, 2:31 PM EST

    Well, the chances of Charles Barkley and TNT getting a one-on-one sit down with LeBron just fell to below zero… Charles Barkley went on WIP in Philadelphia with Howard Eskin and Ike Reese, primarily to talk about football because… sorry, don’t have an answer for that one. But Barkley talked McNabb coming back to Philly…

  25. LeBron James says race played role in backlash to his decision

    Sep 29, 2010, 10:36 PM EST

    Did race play a role in the backlash — both in the media and in the general public — to LeBron James’ decision to take his talents to South Beach? LeBron James and his business partner and close friend Maverick Carter both said yes in an interview on CNN Wednesday night (hat tip to Jason…

Featured video

Jabari Parker injury latest for disappointing rookie class
Top 10 NBA Player Searches
  1. D. Favors (7622)
  2. K. Martin (7308)
  3. D. Cousins (6900)
  4. A. Davis (6842)
  5. A. Bogut (6782)
  1. J. Noah (6673)
  2. T. Jones (6609)
  3. D. Lee (6394)
  4. C. Bosh (6393)
  5. T. Parker (6214)