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July 3, 2024 at 11:46 PM

LeBron James will remain in Los Angeles

Sources tell ESPN that James has agreed to a two-year, $104 million contract with no-trade clauses to stay with the Lakers.
July 3, 2024 at 11:46 PM
VIDEO: LeBron James will remain in Los Angeles
July 3, 2024 at 8:14 PM

LeBron James’ son joins Lakers like dad: What to know about his kids

Get to know basketball great LeBron James and his family, including his wife Savannah James and their three children.
July 3, 2024 at 8:14 PM
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half at Moda Center, Jan. 22, 2023, in Portland.
June 28, 2024 at 10:37 PM

LeBron James and his son form historic NBA duo

The panel weighs in on the draft pick that introduced the world to the NBA's first father-and-son teammates.
June 28, 2024 at 10:37 PM
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3 months ago

LeBron and Lakers try to pull off a historic come-back victory

ABC News’ Perry Russom breaks down the latest games in the NBA playoffs. Plus, a look ahead to the next matchups.
3 months ago
VIDEO: LeBron and Lakers try to pull off a historic come-back victory
3 months ago

An inside look at LeBron James’ Akron museum

DeMarco Morgan and Gloria James, LeBron James’ mom, talk about his career and take a walk through the LeBron James’ Home Court museum.
3 months ago
VIDEO: An inside look at LeBron James’ Akron museum
4 months ago

New milestone for LeBron James

With his driving layup Saturday night, James became the first NBA player to surpass 40,000 career points.
4 months ago
VIDEO: New milestone for LeBron James
4 months ago

LeBron James exceeds 40,000 points

LeBron James broke another record, surpassing Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s career points total and becoming the top NBA scorer of all time.
4 months ago
VIDEO: LeBron James exceeds 40,000 points
6 months ago

How does LeBron James stay fit as oldest current NBA player? Here are 3 tips

LeBron James turned 39 on Saturday. He continues to dominate in the NBA while being the oldest current player.
6 months ago
LeBron James runs down the court in the second half of the West semifinal game at T-Mobile Arena on December 07, 2023 in Las Vegas.
6 months ago

Best of LeBron James

LeBron James is a star on the court, but he sure knows how to show up for his fans off the court too.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Best of LeBron James
7 months ago

Bronny James expected to make collegiate debut on USC basketball court

The debut is set to occur five months after Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest during a workout.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Bronny James expected to make collegiate debut on USC basketball court
7 months ago

LeBron James’ son Bronny James takes major step in recovery

The freshman at USC has been cleared to return to basketball five months after he went into cardiac arrest.
7 months ago
VIDEO: LeBron James’ son Bronny James takes major step in recovery
9 months ago

LeBron James gives update on son Bronny James

The NBA superstar revealed that the 19-year-old underwent surgery after suffering cardiac arrest during a workout over the summer.
9 months ago
VIDEO: LeBron James gives update on son Bronny James
1 year ago

Why son of basketball star Lebron James suffered cardiac arrest

Bronny James suffered cardiac arrest while practicing at USC last month. A family statement now says the cause was a congenital heart defect.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Why son of basketball star Lebron James suffered cardiac arrest
1 year ago

LeBron James shares video of son playing piano

The NBA star posted the video of his son Bronny on social media days after the 18-year-old experienced a cardiac emergency.
1 year ago
VIDEO: LeBron James shares video of son playing piano
1 year ago

Bronny James terrifying health scare

LeBron James posts video of 18-year-old son, four days after Bronny suffered cardiac arrest during basketball practice at USC.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Bronny James terrifying health scare
1 year ago

Bronny James heads home after cardiac arrest as audio released of 911 call

ABC News obtained the 911 call made after the 18-year-old son of NBA superstar LeBron James collapsed Monday after suffering a “sudden cardiac arrest.”
1 year ago
VIDEO: Bronny James heads home after cardiac arrest as audio released of 911 call
1 year ago

Bronny James discharged from hospital following cardiac arrest

LeBron James is speaking out after his son, Bronny James, suffered a cardiac arrest during basketball practice.
1 year ago
Sierra Canyon's Bronny James warms up at halftime during a high school basketball game against Christopher Columbus at the Hoophall Classic, Jan. 16, 2023, in Springfield, Mass.
1 year ago

Friends speak out as Bronny James recovers after cardiac arrest

As Lebron James' family remain by Bronny’s side, Shaquille O'Neal's son Shareef details what it was like undergoing open-heart surgery at 18 after a health scare and his road to recovery.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Friends speak out as Bronny James recovers after cardiac arrest
1 year ago

Bronny James suffers cardiac arrest on court

LeBron James' son Bronny, a rising basketball star, is recovering from the health emergency that took place during a practice.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Bronny James suffers cardiac arrest on court
1 year ago

Bronny James recovering after suffering cardiac arrest

The 18-year-old son of Lebron James was rushed to the hospital on Monday after he collapsed during basketball practice at the University of Southern California.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Bronny James recovering after suffering cardiac arrest
1 year ago

Bronny James stable after cardiac arrest

LeBron James’ 18-year-old son collapsed during basketball practice. ABC News’ Andrew Dymburt reports on the causes of cardiac arrest, and what parents of young athletes need to know.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Bronny James stable after cardiac arrest
1 year ago

LeBron James, Damar Hamlin and other top moments from the 2023 ESPY Awards

NBA star LeBron James announces he's not done, Patrick Mahomes wins best athlete and other top ESPY Awards moments.
1 year ago
Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and LeBron James attend The 2023 ESPY Awards at Dolby Theatre on July 12, 2023 in Hollywood, California.
1 year ago

Lakers coming back strong with a big win

The Lakers defeated the Golden State Warriors 127 to 93, taking game 3 in the Western conference with a 2 games to 1 lead.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Lakers coming back strong with a big win
1 year ago

LeBron James makes historic 20-20 to lead Lakers over Grizzlies in overtime

James not only led the L.A. Lakers to victory in a wild card game four matchup against the Memphis Grizzlies, 117-111, he also had his first career 20-20.
1 year ago
VIDEO: LeBron James makes historic 20-20 to lead Lakers over Grizzlies in overtime
1 year ago

LeBron James proudly watches son Bronny in McDonalds All-American game

The LA Lakers legend congratulated his eldest son, LeBron James Jr., or "Bronny," after watching him play in the All-American game on Tuesday night.
1 year ago
VIDEO: LeBron James proudly watches son Bronny in McDonalds All-American game
1 year ago

LeBron James crowned new NBA all-time scoring king

The LA Laker made history Monday, surpassing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's career total of 38,387 points.
1 year ago
VIDEO:  LeBron James crowned new NBA all-time scoring king
1 year ago

By the Numbers: Lebron James takes scoring record

A look at the numbers behind Lebron James as he surpasses Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the new NBA all-time scoring champion.
1 year ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Lebron James takes scoring record
1 year ago

LeBron James breaks NBA scoring record

The Los Angeles Lakers forward set the record for most career points in NBA history, toppling Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
1 year ago
VIDEO: LeBron James breaks NBA scoring record
1 year ago

LeBron James talks what it means to break NBA scoring record

The Los Angeles Lakers forward sat down one-on-one with “GMA” co-anchor Michael Strahan ahead of breaking the record for most career points in NBA history.
1 year ago
VIDEO: LeBron James talks what it means to break NBA scoring record
1 year ago

LeBron James breaks record for most career points in NBA history

The Los Angeles Lakers forward set the record for most career points in NBA history Tuesday, toppling Hall of Famer and fellow Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
1 year ago
VIDEO: LeBron James breaks record for most career points in NBA history
1 year ago

LeBron James on track to break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s scoring record

Former NBA player and ESPN analyst Jalen Rose talks about Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James’ quest to become the highest-scoring player in NBA history.
1 year ago
VIDEO: LeBron James on track to break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s scoring record
3 years ago

LeBron James talks about 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'

James talks about teaming up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game, as well as the NBA Finals.
3 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James talks about 'Space Jam: A New Legacy'
3 years ago

LeBron James becomes part-owner of Red Sox

The NBA superstar made history by becoming the first Black partner at Fenway Sports Group, which owns Liverpool FC and the Boston-based MLB team.
3 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James becomes part-owner of Red Sox
3 years ago

How LeBron James, ‘Space Jam 2’ filmmakers tackled characters steeped in stereotypes

With growing controversy around the classic cartoon skunk Pepe Le Pew, the new movie revealed that the character was cut from the film.
3 years ago
VIDEO: How LeBron James, ‘Space Jam 2’ filmmakers tackled characters steeped in stereotypes
4 years ago

LeBron James jumps rope with his daughter Zhuri

ABC News' Janai Norman reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
4 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James jumps rope with his daughter Zhuri
4 years ago

By the Numbers: LeBron James’ legacy

The Los Angeles Lakers captured their 17th NBA title with their win over the Miami Heat, with LeBron James clinching his fourth championship on his third team.
4 years ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: LeBron James’ legacy
4 years ago

LeBron James launching multimillion-dollar effort to recruit poll workers

NBA superstar LeBron James and his voting rights organization, More Than A Vote, are launching a multimillion-dollar campaign to fortify the number of poll workers.
4 years ago
LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts during a preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets as part of 2019 NBA Global Games China at Mercedes-Benz Arena on Oct. 10, 2019 in Shanghai, China.
4 years ago

LeBron James teams up with L.A. Dodgers to help local residents vote safely

LeBron James’ voting rights group is teaming up with the baseball team to make Dodgers Stadium an Election Day polling place.
4 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James teams up with L.A. Dodgers to help local residents vote safely
4 years ago

LeBron James' charity to pay fines for former felons looking to vote

Florida's GOP-led legislature imposed hurdles despite voters' decision in 2018.
4 years ago
In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James dribbles during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Los Angeles.
4 years ago

By the numbers: LeBron James celebrates high school seniors

As the pandemic cancels commencement ceremonies, the NBA star is producing a one-hour television special on May 16 honoring the Class of 2020.
4 years ago
VIDEO: By the numbers: LeBron James celebrates high school seniors
4 years ago

LeBron James’ foundation offers students free college tuition

Students were surprised with an announcement that tuition will be free at Kent State University.
4 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James’ foundation offers students free college tuition
5 years ago

'GMA' Hot List: LeBron James makes history with triple-doubles against every NBA team

Plus, a bride gets a lift to her wedding ceremony by a group of firefighters.
5 years ago
VIDEO: 'GMA' Hot List: LeBron James makes history with triple-doubles against every NBA team
5 years ago

LeBron James' school to build transitional housing for students' families in need

The announcement was welcoming news for Britney Bennett who has been fighting to secure stable housing for her children, one of which attend Lebron James' school.
5 years ago
LeBron James addresses the crowd during the opening ceremonies of the I Promise School on July 30, 2018 in Akron, Ohio.
5 years ago

LeBron James describes evacuating home during fires

NBA star LeBron James discusses with reporters how he and his family evacuated during the California wildfires.
5 years ago
LeBron James describes evacuating home during fires
5 years ago

Lebron James faces backlash for comments about NBA flap with China

U.S. fans accused the Lakers player of siding with money over free speech and demonstrators in Hong Kong responded by burning his jersey.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Lebron James faces backlash for comments about NBA flap with China
5 years ago

We used math to help LeBron cast 'Space Jam 2'

Using FiveThirtyEight's NBA player projection model, we help LeBron James cast the Monstars for "Space Jam 2."
5 years ago
VIDEO: We Used Math To Help LeBron Cast Space Jam 2
6 years ago

LeBron James slams NFL team owners during his HBO talk show

James said the NFL has "a bunch of old white men owning teams" with a "slave mentality" and that the NBA is more tolerant.
6 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James slams NFL team owners during his HBO talk show
6 years ago

LeBron James gives his son a basketball pep talk

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
6 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James gives his son a basketball pep talk
6 years ago

LeBron James slept through his Christmas party

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
6 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James slept through his Christmas party
6 years ago

LeBron James fan frenzy upon return to Cleveland

Cavs fans were genuinely happy to see the NBA star playing his first game back in his hometown after signing with the Lakers.
6 years ago
VIDEO: LeBron James fan frenzy upon return to Cleveland