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LeBron's Son Will Enter NBA Draft
Bronny James
Will Enter
NBA Draft

Bronny James Will Enter NBA Draft

But son son LeBron also will retain his college eligibility

(Newser) - Bronny James will enter the NBA draft after one season at USC that was shortened by his recovery from cardiac arrest —but he's also keeping his options open to remain in college basketball at USC or elsewhere. The 19-year-old son of LeBron James announced Friday that he plans...

What LeBron Did Last Night Is Hard to Fathom

NBA star became the only player to reach 40K points, a mark unlikely to be matched

(Newser) - It was an otherwise ho-hum layup. But when Lebron James hit it with 10:39 left in the second quarter Saturday night, he became the first player in NBA history to reach 40,000 points.
  • "Being the first player to do something, it's pretty cool in this league,

After Heart Scare, LeBron's Kid Returns to Basketball

Bronny James resumes full-contact practice with USC team

(Newser) - Bronny James returned to full-contact basketball practice on Thursday for the first time since suffering cardiac arrest in July, paving the way for the son of Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James to make his college debut with Southern California, the AP reports. "He's excited," USC coach...

Bronny James' Heart Issue Can Be Treated, Family Says

LeBron's son, 18, suffered cardiac arrest during basketball practice

(Newser) - Bronny James' family has disclosed doctors' diagnosis after he suffered cardiac arrest last month during college basketball practice. "It is an anatomically and functionally significant Congenital Heart Defect which can and will be treated," the family's statement issued Friday said. The statement expressed confidence in his full...

LeBron James' Son Suffers Cardiac Arrest

18-year-old was practicing with USC's basketball team at the time, is now recovering at hospital

(Newser) - The 18-year-old son of LeBron James—a basketball star in his own right—went into cardiac arrest Monday while practicing with his USC team, reports TMZ . Freshman Bronny James was rushed unconscious to the hospital but is now out of the ICU and in stable condition, according to the report....

A Weird Thing Is Unfolding in NBA, NHL Playoffs

A possibility of four sweeps is possible, as LeBron James floats idea of retirement

(Newser) - The Lakers are out of the NBA playoffs, and LeBron James is talking retirement as a result. After the Denver Nuggets swept Los Angeles in four games in the Western Conference finals, James told reporters Monday night that he is considering retirement after 20 years, reports CNN . “We’ll...

LeBron James Breaks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Scoring Record

He's now the NBA's career scoring leader

(Newser) - LeBron James became the NBA's career scoring leader on a stepback jumper late in the third quarter, passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's record during his 38-point performance in the Los Angeles Lakers' 133-130 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, the AP reports. James surpassed the mark held...

Ticket Prices Hit Stratosphere to See LeBron Smash Record

You can pay $69K to see LA Lakers forward become NBA's all-time scoring leader

(Newser) - If you'd planned on catching a Los Angeles Lakers game in the near future, you might want to hold off for a few days, unless you're independently wealthy and really want to see history being made. CBS MoneyWatch reports that ticket prices for Tuesday's game at Crypto....

NBA Adjusts TV Schedule as LeBron Nears a Huge Moment

Lakers star could break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's scoring record on Tuesday

(Newser) - LeBron James scored 27 points Saturday night for his Los Angeles Lakers, a pretty routine outing for the superstar except for one thing: He is now just 36 points away from the NBA scoring record of 38,387 points held by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, reports Yahoo Sports . The 38-year-old has a...

It's the Most Imaginative Technical Foul of the Year

Patrick Beverley brings camera to ref to show proof of a foul

(Newser) - As far as technical fouls go, give Patrick Beverley of the Lakers credit for imagination on this one. Beverley helpfully brought a camera onto the court to show a ref photographic evidence of what the Lakers insist was a foul on LeBron James, reports Sports Illustrated . The unamused ref, Eric...

Major League Pickleball Has a Familiar New Team Owner

LeBron buys in to the growing pro sport

(Newser) - The first thing to know about this story is that Major League Pickleball exists. The second is that LeBron James just bought a team. More specifically, the basketball star's LRMR Ventures bought a team, in partnership with other NBA stars including Draymond Green and Kevin Love, reports Yahoo Sports...

Top 10 Baby Names Inspired by Sports Stars

Kobe tops the most recent list

(Newser) - Teachers will be calling on a lot more Kobes in about five years. As KTLA reports, the name "Kobe" tops the list of baby names presumably inspired by sports stars between 2000 and 2021. The list, compiled by Betsperts , found that more than 17,000 infants born in the...

LeBron James Gets His 'Biggest Milestone'

'Forbes' anoints him a billionaire, making him the first active NBA player to get there

(Newser) - Eight years ago, LeBron James told GQ that he was chasing his "biggest milestone"—achieving billionaire status. Mission accomplished, according to Forbes . The magazine now calculates James' worth to be $1 billion, making him the first active NBA player to reach the mark. Michael Jordan made the list...

Kyle Rittenhouse Says He's Suing LeBron James

19-year-old acquitted of murder says James, Whoopi Goldberg, Biden defamed him

(Newser) - Kyle Rittenhouse isn't happy about what some big names said about him during his trial for murder and after his November acquittal , and now he says he's taking legal action. Rittenhouse has recently been making the conservative media rounds, and on Monday he made a stop at...

NBA Star Wants to End Career Alongside His Son

LeBron James, whose future teammate is 17, isn't sure where or when

(Newser) - LeBron James doesn't know when or where he'll play his last season in the NBA, but he's firm on the identity of one teammate. "My last year will be played with my son," James said, per CNN . "Wherever Bronny is at, that's where...

One NBA Legend Schools Another on COVID Meme

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says LeBron James' Spider-Man post was 'blow to his worthy legacy'

(Newser) - LeBron James asked for advice on COVID, and he got it—though he may not have liked the answer he received from a fellow basketball great. The hubbub started on Christmas Eve, when the 36-year-old Los Angeles Lakers forward posted a cartoon on Instagram that showed a variation on the...

LeBron James Tests Positive for COVID-19

Lakers superstar is said to be asymptomatic, will miss several games

(Newser) - LeBron James, fresh off a suspension, is now sidelined by the NBA's health and safety protocols after testing positive for COVID-19. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar, who has said he is fully vaccinated, took a lateral flow test that returned a positive COVID-19 result on Tuesday, per TMZ Sports...

LeBron James Hit With $15K Fine for Obscene Gesture

This after he'd been suspended earlier in the week for hitting Detroit center Isaiah Stewart in the face

(Newser) - On Friday, LeBron James was fined $15,000 for an obscene gesture by the NBA, which also warned the Lakers superstar about using profane language. James made the gesture after making a shot late in Los Angeles' 124-116 overtime victory in Indiana on Wednesday night, reports the AP . He'd...

LeBron James Gets Two Fans Ejected
LeBron James Gets
Two Fans Ejected

LeBron James Gets Two Fans Ejected

He said Pacers fans went 'outside the line with obscene gestures and words'

(Newser) - LeBron James returned from his first-ever suspension Wednesday night for the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Indiana Pacers—and he had two fans ejected from their courtside seats in Indianapolis. With 2:29 left in overtime, the two Pacers fans, a man and a woman, were escorted out by...

An Unfortunate First for LeBron James
LeBron James
Suspended for
First Time

LeBron James Suspended for First Time

One-game suspension issued after strike to opponent's face

(Newser) - During the Los Angeles Lakers' Sunday game against the Detroit Pistons, LeBron James' arm made contact with opponent Isaiah Stewart's face, leading to blood, a game stoppage, and both players being ejected from the game—just the second time James has ever been ejected. And now, for the first...

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