LeBron James

Miami Heat's LeBron James celebrates afer scoring two points with Chris Andersen during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Monday, March 3, 2014 against the Charlotte Bobcats. LeBron James scored a team recond of 61 points. The Heat won 124-107. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

History! LeBron nets 61, Heat top Bobcats 124-107

MIAMI (AP) — Best player. Best game of his career. LeBron James clearly isn’t ready to concede his MVP award to anyone yet. Dazzling from inside and out, James put on the best scoring show […]

03/03/2014

Miami Heat all star LeBron James was injured during Thursday's  victory at Oklahoma City when he was inadvertently struck by an opponent  on a drive to the basket. (Photo AP/Sue Ogrocki)

LeBron takes some teasing about his broken nose

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James looked groggy, battled the sniffles as he spoke and wore a large bandage Saturday over the bridge of his swollen, broken nose. None of which stopped James’ Miami Heat teammates from […]

02/22/2014

West Team's Blake Griffin, of the Los Angeles Clippers (32) heads to the hoop as East Team's LeBron James, of the Miami Heat (6) looks on during the NBA All Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

East gets by Durant, Griffin to win All-Star game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From the first play to the final minute, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving made it clear how the East felt about this All-Star game. “We took this one personal a bit,” […]

02/16/2014

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, battles for a rebound with Miami Heat forward Chris Andersen during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

James, Heat hold off Clippers 116-112

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Miami Heat played the final minutes the way championship teams are supposed to. The Los Angeles Clippers are still perfecting the art of closing out games against the elite teams. LeBron James had […]

02/06/2014

April 19, 2013 file photo provided by the Massachusetts State Police, 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leans over in a boat at the time of his capture by law enforcement authorities in Watertown, Mass. (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy, File)

Boston Marathon bombing selected as AP sports story of year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombing was selected the sports story of the year Friday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press. Two pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line […]

12/27/2013

Miami Heat forward LeBron James, left, passes around Los Angeles Lakers guard Wesley Johnson during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LeBron James wins AP Male Athlete of the Year

MIAMI (AP) — The only thing that keeps LeBron James up worrying at night is basketball, which simultaneously makes perfect sense and no sense. On one hand, he’s the game’s best player. On the other, […]

12/26/2013

Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

LeBron hosting Thanksgiving for Heat in Cleveland

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James will have his favorite Thanksgiving foods — turkey, yams and macaroni and cheese — on his holiday table Thursday. More importantly, that table will be surrounded by his favorite people. […]

11/26/2013

Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, left, goes up for a basket past Houston Rockets' Omer Asik, of Turkey, during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Griffin named Western Conference Player of the Week

The National Basketball Association today announced that Los Angeles Clippers’ forward Blake Griffin has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, Nov. 11, through Sunday, Nov. 17.  It marks the […]

11/18/2013

Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) tries to get around Los Angeles Clippers' Jared Dudley (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Wade lifts Heat over Clippers, 102-97

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade had everything going. Jump shots, drives to the rim, passes out of the post. He was vintage, on a night when the Miami Heat needed him to be that way. […]

11/07/2013

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, center, goes up for a dunk as Utah Jazz power forward Derrick Favors and point guard Scott Machado look on during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

New looks and a familiar favorite for NBA 2013-14

Dwight Howard moved on and Derrick Rose came back, though Kobe Bryant won’t quite yet. Nine first-time coaches are coming in and David Stern will soon head out. With different looks all around the NBA […]

10/28/2013

NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, left, reacts as a bobblehead doll of NBA Commissioner David Stern is shown off after a press conference after the NBA board of governors meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NBA Finals format changed to 2-2-1-1-1

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2-3-2 NBA Finals format is following David Stern out of the league. NBA owners unanimously voted Wednesday to return to the 2-2-1-1-1 format, believing the travel inconveniences that teams faced […]

10/23/2013

L.A. Clippers' Chris Paul (Photo credit: Clippers/NBA)

Clippers stand out in 2013-14 NBA GM survey

For the third consecutive season, the Clippers have fared well in NBA.com’s annual survey of general managers. According to NBA.com interactive writer John Schumann, all 30 teams responded to 56 questions, which were broken down into […]

10/23/2013

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