HoopsHype LeBron James rumors

September 26, 2014 Updates

LeBron James: "In the process, I lost some weight. Then, in the process, stories came out I did it because of this juncture in my career. I’m 29 years old, and I can still fly above the rim. I don’t need to lose weight to do that, not at this point in my career. The great thing I got out of it was to see, how can my body transform? So, as I get older in my career, if I need to lose some weight or shed some weight, I know exactly where I can get down to. But it had nothing to do with basketball. But it did make me quicker, so it helps our team." NBCSports.com

September 25, 2014 Updates
September 24, 2014 Updates

Dwyane Wade: Big thanks to my guy!!!! @mistadubb for always capturing meaningful moments in my life. This picture was taken on our wedding day an hour b4 I took that walkout to become as one with my beautiful bride @gabunion. A real brotherhood goes deeper then money,rumors,sports,fame and so on. So thanks to my brothers @kevinhart4real @kingjames @cp3 and @ud40 @chrisbosh (who is not pictured here in this photo) for coming to share this moment with me. #yalllknowkevhaduslaughing #theconvoswehadwasntforeveryone #brothers #weliveindifferentcitiesbutitsalwayslovewhenwegettogether http://instagram.com/p/tVfS97lCKn/ Instagram

Basketball superstar LeBron James isn't getting too far ahead of himself with his latest off-court project, the hoops-related comedy Survivor's Remorse (Starz, Oct. 4, 9 p.m. ET/PT). When friend and fellow executive producer Maverick Carter talked about possible stories for Season 6, half-jokingly assuming a long run for the half-hour series, James acknowledged TV success is no easy layup. At a Tuesday premiere screening at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, he reminded a supportive audience of an earlier statement he made about multiple NBA championships for his former team, the Miami Heat. "What (Maverick) said about Season 6 – Last time I said, 'Not one, not two, not three, not four …,' that … didn't go over too well," he said, drawing laughter with a reference to a memorable Heat rally with fellow stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. James, who recently signed a deal to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, led the Heat to two championships and four NBA finals during four seasons in Miami. USA Today Sports

September 23, 2014 Updates

Following a video presentation detailing James' career and the technology behind the sneakers, James told a small group of reporters that a "very strict" offseason diet was responsible for his slimmer physique. "I had no sugars, no dairy, I had no carbs," the four-time MVP explained. "All I ate was meat, fish, veggies and fruit. That's it. For 67 straight days." Sports Illustrated

September 22, 2014 Updates

The local start-up company that offered LeBron James a small financial stake in the firm if he returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers last summer admits the offer was a "PR stunt." But the president for Ohio City app maker Phenom said the company still intends to formally offer James a one-percent stake in the business, first promised in the run-up to James' announcement that he was indeed returning to the Cavaliers via free agency on July 11. Cleveland Plain Dealer

The company's offer was reported by Crain's Cleveland Business in July. "It was more of a PR stunt for us than anything, it got us in the Washington Post and on HoopsHype(.com)," Phenom president Mike Eppich told the Northeast Ohio Media Group. "Once we release a few more features for our app, we're going to approach him. We have the document (offer) written up and ready to go." Cleveland Plain Dealer

September 20, 2014 Updates

Did you think LeBron James made the right decision to return home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers after playing the last four seasons with the Miami Heat and winning two NBA championships? Shaquille O'Neal: The one thing they cannot say is that he hasn’t won. He has a little pressure to win in Cleveland, but not as much. If his career ended today, what he’s got – two titles. I thought it was a good thing. They are the team to beat now. But I’m concerned about their coach and their bench, but we’ll just have to see. The good thing for them is that the East isn’t really that tough. They’ll probably have to worry about Washington and maybe Chicago. I don’t even know about Miami. They’ll win some games, but they are not one of the contenders anymore. New Orleans Times-Picayune

September 19, 2014 Updates

A larger-than-life LeBron James will again tower over downtown. The city's planning commission approved artwork on Friday for a 10-story-high banner of the NBA superstar, his arms outstretched and "Cleveland" across the back of his jersey. It will hang across the street from Quicken Loans Arena, home of the Cavaliers. The Nike-sponsored banner is similar to the black-and-white "Witness" that adorned an outside wall of Sherwin-Williams Co.'s headquarters for years. It was removed after James left for the Miami Heat in 2010. The new banner is expected to be installed before the Cavs' home opener on Oct. 30 against New York. ESPN.com

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