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LeBron James becomes partner at Liverpool FC owners

The pair become the first black partners at FSG after expanding their investment in the global sports group, which is valued at more than $6bn (£4.3bn), according to Forbes business magazine. FSG is pushing ahead with ambitious expansion plans...

NBA: LeBron James helps LA Lakers beat Golden State Warriors

The team that won the last six series between the division rivals went on to reach the NBA Finals, winning four. James had 22 points and is fifth on the NBA's all-time list for triple-doubles. Stephen Curry scored 27 points to...

LeBron James: NBA superstar’s evolution from high school prodigy

make a bet official you gotta look a man in the eye," James later said. And that's exactly what he did; releasing the ball on its arc towards the net before quickly turning to face up the wager, his...

NBA: LeBron James shoots season-high 46 in LA Lakers win over Cleveland

was his second-highest total as a Laker and the most against his first NBA team. He added eight rebounds, six assists, two steals and two blocks. James, playing for the second time in Cleveland since he switched to the Lakers in...

Dear Kobe: A tribute to Kobe Bryant

A year on from the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, BBC Sport's Liam Loftus dedicates a poem to the NBA legend as he reflects on the career and moments that made him an icon

Wisconsin is the men’s college basketball team of the week

The week ended with the news that Villanova would be taking a pause due to two positive COVID-19 cases within the staff, including head coach Jay Wright. And yet, while that news was disappointing, there were still many pluses during the...

Nigerian rookies impress in NBA pre-season games

Cleveland Cavaliers rookie, Isaac Okoro, recorded 18 points in his first game for the club to help them to a 107-104 win over the Indiana Pacers in their first pre-season game. Okoro, who was a first round fifth overall pick...

Bam Adebayo signs record contract with Miami Heat; Udonis Haslem also extends his deal

Bam Adebayo, 23, agreed to a five-year, $163 million deal with escalator clauses that could take it has high as $195 million, multiple outlets reported. Escalators include earning a spot on the All-NBA team, or earning an MVP or...

Klay Thompson: Golden State Warriors shooting guard has successful surgery

Klay Thompson, the three-time NBA champion suffered the injury a week ago while playing in a practice game in his native Southern California; the 30-year-old will miss his second consecutive season after being forced to sit out last season...

Obama, King, LeBron speak out as American sport takes powerful stance on racial prejudice

Barack Obama saluted protestingAmerican sport stars, and LeBron Jamesexpressed his exasperation at racialinjustice in the United States. Barack Obama, Billie Jean King and LeBron James led rallying calls on a seismic day in American sport, as games were called off...

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