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instagram, NBA / Aug 8, 2014 / 1:45 pm

New Photos Ease Concerns Of LeBron’s Weight Loss

LeBron James

Much has been made in recent days of LeBron James’ thinning physique. The four-time MVP has lost noticeable weight this summer as a result of his new no-carb diet, leading some to worry that LeBron’s days as a dominant physical presence are over. Those concerns were always ridiculous, but especially so given recent photos that show “in-shape” is a far more accurate description of James than “skinny.” Read More »

Video / Aug 8, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Watch ‘Wolves Fans Burn Kevin Love’s Jersey “Minnesota Nice Style”

Kevin Love Jersey

This made our day. In the wake of yesterday’s report the Cavaliers and Timberwolves had agreed on a trade sending Kevin Love to the Cavs in exchange for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected first-round pick next year, ‘Wolves fans might justifiably be a little angry. Except the people of Minnesota are too gosh darn nice, dontcha know, as a recent jersey *burning* video shows. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Aug 8, 2014 / 10:00 am

ESPN Suspends Le Batard Over LeBron Billboards

Le Batard LeBron Billboards

After ESPN radio host and Miami Herald columnist Dan Le Batard put up an array of tongue-in-cheek billboards reading, “You’re Welcome, LeBron. Love, Miami.” his ESPN higher-ups apparently didn’t find his brand of humor quite as funny and suspended him until Monday. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 7, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Report: Love’s Extension Not Finalized; May Enter Free Agency With LeBron

LeBron James, Kevin Love

With speculation that Minnesota Timberwolves superstar Kevin Love will be traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers close to becoming fact, we’re about due for more weeks of incessant conjecture. Despite previous reports indicating that Love had a “firm agreement” to sign an extension with Cleveland upon completion of the deal, CBS Sports’ Ken Berger says that the three-time All-Star may delay contract talks until next summer and follow the lead of LeBron James. Read More »

NBA / Aug 7, 2014 / 11:30 am

LeBron & The Ghost Of Cleveland’s Offseason Past

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James

In the summer of 2005, when the rest of us were lining up to see Batman Begins for the 42nd time, newly named Cleveland Cavaliers GM Danny Ferry had his work cut out for him. Ferry, once the Cavs’ poster boy for transactions-gone-wrong when the team traded guard Ron Harper for the Duke standout way back in 1989, took over a roster with a lot of promise. He had, after all, a player named LeBron James, who had just wrapped up a sophomore season that saw the 2003 first overall pick average 27.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Aug 7, 2014 / 9:00 am

“You’re Welcome, LeBron. Love, Miami” Billboards Go Up All Over Akron (Pics)

LeBron Miami Billboard

After Miami Herald columnist and radio host Dan LeBatard was denied an opportunity to pay for a front-page ad in the Akron Beacon Journal saying, “You’re Welcome, LeBron, Love Miami Fans” with a picture of two rings, he didn’t sit on his butt and complain. Like Pat Riley re-tooling the Heat roster after LeBron James‘ decision to go home to Cleveland, LeBatard sprung into action and went with billboards instead — a whole lot of them. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 6, 2014 / 12:15 pm

LeBron Finally Meets With Cavs Coach David Blatt

LeBron James

There was a time when the hiring of coach David Blatt reportedly made the Cleveland Cavaliers a less desirable free agency destination for LeBron James. But that’s all in the past now, of course, especially after Blatt and James finally met face-to-face yesterday in Cleveland. Read More »

instagram, Smack, Twitter / Aug 5, 2014 / 11:45 am

LeBron James Dropped “Significant Weight” After Cutting Carbs This Summer

LeBron James

It’s not often people criticize LeBron James about his conditioning. The 6-8, 260-pound James goes through a rigorous off-season regiment that would make most mortals curl up in a fetal position while begging to take a day off. But after whispers he had slowed down a step last season, the new addition to the Cavs has cut carbs from his diet this off-season, dropping “significant weight” as a recent Instagram pic shows. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Aug 4, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Report: Cavaliers Meeting With Shawn Marion

Shawn Marion, LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers seem destined to acquire Kevin Love by the end of this month, but still have eyes for another All-Star forward in the interim. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Cavs officials met with free agent Shawn Marion in Cleveland on Monday. Read More »

Smack / Aug 4, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Brian Scalabrine Pens “I’m Coming Home” LeBron Parody For Boston Return

Brian Scalabrine

There aren’t many role players with the following of True Ginger-American Hero, Brian Scalabrine, which is why many of his fans in New England lamented his move to become a Warriors assistant coach. After being demoted to the Dubs’ D-League outfit by dictatorial former coach Mark Jackson, Scalabrine announced in a CSNNE.com exclusive today he would be returing to Boston’s broadcast booth again. His announcement doubled as a fun parody of LeBron James‘ “I’m coming home” essay for Sports Illustrated. Read More »