Tags: James, LeBron

Team LeBron 148, Team Stephen 145: N.B.A. All-Star Game Shows Some Toughness After a Makeover

In the end, it was the swarming defense of James and Durant that proved decisive. With Team Stephen down by 3 in the final seconds, the two former league M.V.P.s cornered Curry and prevented him from getting a clean look at the basket. “The new format was great,” James said. “The fans did a great…

On Pro Basketball: Team Lebron vs. Team Steph Wasn’t Bad. But How About U.S. vs. the World?

“I didn’t expect tonight to be as competitive as it was,” said Team LeBron Coach Dwane Casey, who normally presides over the Raptors. An overwrought pregame show hosted by the actor and comedian Kevin Hart fell flat — and reviews of the singer Fergie’s rendition of the national anthem were even worse — so the…

Cavaliers 121, Celtics 99: On Paul Pierce’s Night, LeBron James Steals the Show

Photo Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics was on the losing end of a battle against his former teammates on the Cleveland Cavaliers, including LeBron James. Credit Michael Dwyer/Associated Press BOSTON — LeBron James quieted a Celtics crowd that had come to celebrate Paul Pierce, scoring 24 points with 10 assists and 8 rebounds and…