lebron james RSS

Black Education, black School, Lebron James -

Students who attend NBA superstar LeBron James’ I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, have posted “extraordinary” test results a year after its opening. (Getty Images) The students who attend NBA superstar LeBron James’ I Promise School have posted “extraordinary” test score results just a year after the academy was opened. The school, in Akron, Ohio, opened in July 2018 with an attendance of 240 third and fourth graders. The group of students were identified “as the worst performers in Akron public schools and branded with behavioral problems,” The New York Times reported. However, the academic results from the Measures of Academic Progress showed that...

Read more

celebrity burglaries, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood burglary ring, HTGAWM, LeBron James, leBron James robbery, Music, News, Rihanna, Rihanna burglary, Rihanna robbery, Television, Viola Davis, Viola Davis robbery -

Los Angeles police have been searching for suspects in the string of celebrity burglaries for months and they have finally nabbed several suspects charged with robbing LeBron James, Viola Davis, and Rihanna among others. According to TMZ, officials have arrested a total of 10 alleged gang members in connection to the celeb-focused crime streak. The […]

The post 7 new suspects arrested for robbing homes of Rihanna, Viola Davis, LeBron James and more celebs appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Adrian Peterson, Brian Bowen, Ezekiel Elliott, John Wall, JR Smith, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Manny Machado, Markelle Fultz, Patrice Evra, Thanksgiving, The Week That Was -

Monday 11.19.18 Former Louisville basketball prospect Brian Bowen II, snitching like an aggrieved 6ix9ine associate, filed a federal racketeering lawsuit against Adidas, accusing the shoe apparel company of engaging in fraud, bribery and money laundering. The Kansas football program, which apparently hates live animals as much as it hates winning seasons in the past decade, […]

Read more

atlanta, beyonce, kool aid, lebron james, lotion, rihanna, spades, sticky foreheads, thanksgiving, white people -

While in town for The Root 100 several days ago, Panama and I were compelled to shoot a video articulating the many things we have to be thankful for. That it also happens to be Thanksgiving soon has absolutely no relevance whatsoever. We’re just two naturally thankful ass niggas.

Read more...

Read more

@AP, Lakers, LeBron James, NBA, News -

LeBron James stopped worrying about his place in history long ago. His legacy has been secure for years.

The post Even in Year 16, LeBron James refusing to slow down appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Maverick Carter, NBA, Randy Mims, Rich Paul, SpringHill Entertainment, Uninterrupted -

LeBron James shook up the NBA world in 2010 when he announced during a TV special that he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Miami Heat. But James and longtime friends Maverick Carter, Randy Mims and Rich Paul were criticized and ridiculed for “The Decision,” which aired on ESPN. In the aftermath, the NBA […]

Read more

Aaron Donald, Alvin Kamara, Cam Newton, Ciara, DeMar DeRozan, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Jimmy Butler, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Le'Veon Bell, LeBron James, Patrick Ewing, Patrick Mahomes, Russell Wilson, The Week That Was -

Monday 11.12.18 San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan, proving that nothing goes right when thou forsakes Shake Shack, learned he was traded from the Toronto Raptors in July while sitting in the parking lot of a Jack in the Box restaurant. Like finally finding out how Jack Pearson died after all the teasing, the Buffalo […]

Read more

Aux Cord Chronicles, Dwyane Wade, Heatles, Hip-Hop, LeBron James, Miami Heat, Music, NBA, Rap -

Sunday night in South Beach will likely be an emotional one. Not only because, with stops in Miami and Cleveland, it’s the beginning of a flashback tour for LeBron James. But because it marks the first of the final two occasions he and Dwyane Wade will share the court — pending a Lifetime Achievement Award […]

Read more

Boston Celtics, Bryce Harper, Donald Trump, Jerry Jones, Kyrie Irving, LaMelo Ball, LaVar Ball, Le'Veon Bell, LeBron James, The Week That Was -

Monday 11.05.18 Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones, in no way creating a coaching controversy by being the only owner in the league to take questions after a game, responded, “No” when asked if the team would make an in-season coaching change following a 3-5 start to the season. The U.S. Olympic Committee, […]

Read more

barbershops, Culture Watch, Entertainment, HBO, LeBron James, Marcus Harvey, Marcus Harvey interview, Nas, Popular Culture, Sports, Style, Television, The Shop, TheGrio Originals -

LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s digital media company, Uninterrupted, partnered with HBO over the summer to bring us The Shop – an unscripted, culture-pushing show that brings those conversations and heated debates amongst men from all different walks of life to television. The barbershop is a staple in a man’s life from a young age, […]

The post EXCLUSIVE: Celebrity barber Marcus Harvey on LeBron James’ HBO series ‘The Shop’ appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Alabama A&M University, Bishop Marvin Sapp, Get Lifted, Howard University, LeBron James, Never Would've Made It -

Bishop Marvin Sapp needed prayer. His congregation and fans immediately responded to his plea, joining him. His wife of 17 years was battling stage 4 colon cancer. MaLinda Sapp died on Sept. 9, 2010. Sapp raised their three children while preserving her legacy and continuing to maintain a life of victory, peace and healing. Facing […]

Read more

Barber shops, ComplexCon, Culture, Grant Hill, HBO, LeBron James, The Shop -

LONG BEACH, Calif. — On the corner of “HBO” and “The Shop,” a fictional set of cross streets inside the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, stands a haven of camaraderie, conversation and, of course, cuts. Yes, at the third annual ComplexCon, there was an actual barbershop celebrating HBO’s new The Shop, which debuted in […]

Read more

Athlete Activism, Documentary, LeBron James, Showtime, Television -

LeBron James is unquestionably one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Thanks to his production company, he’s also got the means for world-class trolling. The latest show to emerge from James’ SpringHill Entertainment company is Shut Up and Dribble, a three-part documentary that cheekily takes its title from an admonishment that Fox News […]

Read more

basketball, espn, jemele hill, lebron james, nba, showtime, shut up and dribble -

Jemele Hill knows about the intersection of politics and sports up close. As one of the faces of SC6, last year’s revamp of ESPN flagship SportsCenter with friend and colleague Michael A. Smith, Hill came under fire last September when she replied to a tweet from trolls that “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who…

Read more...

Read more

#BlackVoterPower, 2018 Midterm Elections, Beto ORourke, Featured, LeBron James, News, Politics, Video -

Beto O’Rourke went viral earlier this year with a passionate defense of NFL players who have decided to kneel during the national anthem.

The post Midterm Elections Profile: Beto O’Rourke, U.S. Senate (Texas) appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Damian Lillard, Drake, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA, Portland Trail Blazers, Reggie Miller, Scottie Pippen, Spike Lee -

There’s a Jay-Z lyric for any situation in life. Just ask Damian Lillard, the Bay Area MC who moonlights as the Portland Trail Blazers superstar point guard. Do not bark up that tree, Jay-Z once warned his foes on the classic 2001 diss track “Takeover.” That tree will fall on you/ I don’t know why […]

Read more

All-Time Scoring, Dirk Nowitzki, Featured, LeBron James, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Jordan, News, San Antonio Spurs, Sports, Top Stories, Wilt Chamberlain -

With a jumper shot in Saturday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs, LeBron James surpassed Dirk Nowitzki on the NBA’s scoring chart, earning sixth place among all-time scoring leaders

The post LeBron James Topples Dirk Nowitzki’s Scoring Record, Becoming NBA’s 6th Leading Scorer of All Time appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

Commentary, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New York Knicks -

Will the early struggles of LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, now 2-3, influence the offseason’s biggest decision? The NBA season just started, yet much of the league has kept one eye focused on next summer’s biggest free-agent mystery: Will Kevin Durant stay with the Warriors or bolt to the New York Knicks? Much […]

Read more

black celebrities, black influencers, colin kaepernick nike, hottest brands, hottest products, lebron james, lyst index, nike backlash over kaepernick ad, virgil abloh, yeezy -

Virgil Abloh’s seemingly unstoppable reign in fashion continues. The Lyst Index, a quarterly ranking of fashion’s hottest brands and products, place his Off-White label firmly atop the list in its third-quarter findings. This is a jump from Quarter 2, which placed the brand in the second spot, and leapfrogs the brand…

Read more...

Read more

Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rajon Rondo, Showtime Lakers, Staples Center -

LOS ANGELES — After days of buildup for the Los Angeles Lakers’ home opener, there’s a groundswell of energy in the stands of Staples Center. And then comes the fourth quarter. Reigning MVP James Harden digs his shoulder into Brandon Ingram’s chest. Foul. Before the crowd can even properly boo, Ingram shoves Harden. Ingram wants […]

Read more

basketball, brandon ingram, carmelo anthony, chris paul, houston rockets, james harden, lebron james, los angeles lakers, nba, rajon rondo -

After watching the fourth quarter of last night’s explosive Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets game live, and after watching the ensuing fight(s) from approximately 17,000 different angles, the single most entertaining thing is how Chris Paul turns into an impression of Kevin Hart doing an impression of someone…

Read more...

Read more

Basketball, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Sports Memorabilia, UCLA Bruins -

LOS ANGELES — A DJ, strategically placed on a UCLA patio, provides a soundtrack for a perfect Southern California afternoon. And tucked within the J.D. Morgan Center Hall of Fame’s press room is Westwood’s most famous alum. A man who can make a serious claim to being the greatest high school, college and professional basketball […]

Read more

LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rajon Rondo -

PORTLAND, Oregon — The Los Angeles Lakers’ locker room was quiet after a tough 128-119 season-opening loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Veteran point guard Rajon Rondo said he offered words of wisdom to his teammates afterward and believes he and LeBron James will just need to spend more time as teachers this season. “We […]

Read more

Chris Webber, Cleveland Cavaliers, David Stern, DeSagana Diop, Doug Christie, Dusty Baker, Ira Newble, J.R. Bremer, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Mary Schmitt Boyer, Mike Bibby, NBA, Paul Silas, Peja Stojakovic, Ricky Davis, Rocky Widner, Romeo Travis, Terrell Owens, Tony Massenburg, Willie McGee -

If anyone could understand the task before LeBron James, it was 6-foot-10 Hall of Fame center Moses Malone. Malone, who died in 2015 from cardiovascular disease, was one of basketball’s most celebrated giants: a three-time NBA MVP, 13-time All-Star and a Finals MVP. Despite intense recruiting from the University of Maryland, Malone went directly to […]

Read more

LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, The Shop -

During the premiere episode of LeBron James’ new HBO show, The Shop, James, flanked by Snoop Dogg, Jon Stewart, business partner Maverick Carter and professional athletes Candace Parker, Odell Beckham Jr. and Draymond Green, explains to Stewart the structure of the black barbershop. Seated in the center chair, James runs down the core components of […]

Read more

Barbershop, Drake, HBO, LeBron James, Living, News, Odell Beckham, Sports -

In the second episode of his hit show The Shop, the L.A. Lakers’ newest addition, LeBron James and “In My Feelings” rapper Drake have a heartfelt conversation about retiring at the top of their respective games and recognizing when it’s time to throw in the towel. In a video James posted to his Instagram account, Drake said: “I think maybe […]

The post LeBron James, Drake get candid in the barbershop for new HBO series appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

lebron james, lebron james jr, lebron james parenting, savannah brinson james -

King (Lebron) James apparently lives up to the name by doing things the Biblical way, including having his youngins imbibe on that Jesus Juice.

Read more...

Read more

Colin Kaepernick, Hip-Hop, LeBron James, Music, NFL, Nike, Social Activism, Social Justice, T.I. -

A decade and a half ago, a skinny young guy with a propensity for cocking his knit hat to the side helped popularize a subgenre of hip-hop we didn’t know we needed. His name was T.I., a shortened version of his childhood nickname, Tip — because Clifford Harris Jr. was a tip off the old […]

Read more

bling ring, LeBron James, News, Robert Woods, Sports, Top Stories -

LeBron James increased security at his L.A. home hiring a team of armed guards to patrol his house after learning he was targeted by a team of burglars.

The post LeBron hires extra security to safeguard his home and family amongst Hollywood burglaries appeared first on theGrio.

Read more

basketball, colin kaepernick, king james, lebron james, nba, nike -

At this point, LeBron James is an institution. He’s now become a historical reference for how to use sports as a platform to push social justice and how to make sure your friends prosper from your success. He’s reached Miles Davis levels of “fuck y’all,” which means you can literally turn your back on the audience…

Read more...

Read more

Basketball, Documentary, Football, HBO, LeBron James -

A new documentary about the exploitation of college athletes is right on time. The arrival of college football season has brought with it a fresh crop of horror stories. There’s the HBO Real Sports examination of the significance of strength and conditioning coaches and player deaths that could have been easily prevented. Then there’s the […]

Read more

Tags