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LeBron James Beat Reporter — Plain Dealer

NBA reporter for the Northeast Ohio Media Group covering LeBron James and the Cavaliers. http://www.cleveland.com; jvardon@cleveland.com

LeBron James confirmed for Team USA's Las Vegas sojourn

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James will indeed join Team USA in Las Vegas next week but will be home before the Olympic hopefuls play their scrimmage in the desert because of commitments with his charitable foundation.
Aug 04, 2015

LeBron James confirmed for Team USA's Las Vegas trip; doesn't mean he'll play in Rio Games bit.ly/1Ma8M8F

Aug 04, 2015

RT @joevardon: LeBron James confirmed for Team USA's Las Vegas trip; doesn't mean he'll play in Rio Games bit.ly/1Ma8M8F

Jerry Colangelo questions whether LeBron James is "desirous" of third Team USA gold

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio - Team USA executive director Jerry Colangelo said "I expect" LeBron James to be in Las Vegas next week for meetings and workouts for 2016 American Olympic basketball hopefuls, basing his belief off of information from "another player, it doesn't matter which one."
Aug 03, 2015

Jerry Colangelo questions whether LeBron James is "desirous" of third Team USA gold bit.ly/1K1b5Vn

Kasich disrespects Browns fans

dispatch.com — TWINSBURG, Ohio - And with his first choice (of words) for the 2011 NFL draft, Ohio Gov. John Kasich selected ... the Pittsburgh Steelers. Kasich, touring Cleveland Browns country yesterday - hours before the start of the draft - called himself a "Pittsburgh boy" during a speech in front of small-business leaders, elected officials and employees at a small business in Twinsburg.

LeBron James partners with Warner Bros. for movies, TV shows

cleveland.com — CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Fresh off a $30 million opening weekend at the box office for his first movie and with his production company building momentum, LeBron James is partnering with Warner Bros. in an "unprecedented arrangement," according to the entertainment giant.
Jul 22, 2015

LeBron James partners with Warner Bros. for movies, TV shows. Could it mean a sequel to Space Jam is on the way? bit.ly/1RRfNP3

Jul 22, 2015

RT @joevardon: LeBron James partners with Warner Bros. for movies, TV shows. Could it mean a sequel to Space Jam is on the way? bit.ly/1RRfNP3

Jul 22, 2015

RT @joevardon: LeBron James partners with Warner Bros. for movies, TV shows. Could it mean a sequel to Space Jam is on the way? bit.ly/1RRfNP3

Jul 22, 2015

More Space Jam cometh with LeBron/Warner Bros partnership? bit.ly/1RRfNP3

Jul 23, 2015

RT @joevardon: More Space Jam cometh with LeBron/Warner Bros partnership? bit.ly/1RRfNP3

LeBron James voted "player you secretly" want on your team by NBA players' union

cleveland.com — LAS VEGAS - LeBron James was named the "player you secretly wish was on your team" by his peers in the first annual Players' Awards, conducted by the NBA players' union. The TV-produced, red-carpeted awards show was taped Sunday night at the Rio hotel and casino in Las Vegas and aired Tuesday night on BET.
Jul 21, 2015

LeBron James voted "player you secretly" want on your team by NBA players' union. Two awards omitted from show bit.ly/1Mnvdqv

Jul 22, 2015

Players name Andrew Wiggins best rookie; Paul Gasol best global player. bit.ly/1Mnvdqv

Stephen Curry said LeBron James was "very vocal" in NBA players' union meeting

cleveland.com — LAS VEGAS - Former Cleveland Cavaliers forward Drew Gooden said it was good to not only see LeBron James seated up front with union leadership Monday, but to see him at a National Basketball Players' Association meeting at all.
Jul 20, 2015

Stephen Curry said LeBron James was "very vocal" in NBA players' union meeting bit.ly/1Ot6Shp

J.R. Smith to meet with Cleveland Cavaliers this week, sort of regrets opting out

cleveland.com — LAS VEGAS - Free agent J.R. Smith said he will meet with the Cavaliers this week to discuss a new contract and is prepared for the possibility that he could make less than the $6.4 million he walked away from when he declined his player's option with Cleveland in June.
Jul 20, 2015

RT @joevardon: J.R. Smith to meet with Cavs this week. Does he regret opting out of $6.4M? "Uh, I mean, yes and no" bit.ly/1KhCaGm

Jul 20, 2015

J.R. Smith to meet with Cavs this week. Does he regret opting out of $6.4M? "Uh, I mean, yes and no" bit.ly/1KhCaGm

LeBron James set for NBA union meeting with players feeling powerful

cleveland.com — LAS VEGAS - A red carpet steered a few of the NBA's brightest stars, past greats, and some of its rank-and-file players through a Vegas casino and past gathered media into a concert hall for a historic event on Sunday night.
Jul 19, 2015

LeBron James set for NBA union meeting with players feeling powerful bit.ly/1JrwWF4

Jul 19, 2015

LeBron James set for NBA union meeting with players feeling powerful bit.ly/1JrwWF4

Jul 20, 2015

In about an hour, union meetings will commence with LeBron in the veep's chair bit.ly/1JrwWF4

James Jones said "I'll be back in Cleveland for sure"

cleveland.com — LAS VEGAS - During these at times frenetic and expensive days of free agency for the Cavaliers, the one name seldom mentioned as been James Jones. Well, he's a free agent, too. And he's coming back. "I'll be back in Cleveland for sure," Jones told the Northeast Ohio Media Group Sunday in Las Vegas, on the red carpet for the first Players' Awards show.
Jul 19, 2015

James Jones (remember him) says he'll re-sign with the Cavs bit.ly/1SwaK1n

NBA Summer League: The Cleveland Cavaliers may not have room for their draft picks

cleveland.com — LAS VEGAS - The Cavaliers' summer league finale here was perhaps the perfect illustrator of where they stand with their two second-round draft picks from 2015, Rakeem Christmas and Sir'Dominic Pointer. With Cleveland up on the Minnesota Timberwolves by just two points and 1:18 left on Friday, Pointer (the Cavs' pick at No.
Jul 18, 2015

Summer league is over for the Cavs, who didn't see anything to change their minds about their two rookies bit.ly/1LuSs0g

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Aug 04, 2015

LeBron James confirmed for Team USA's Las Vegas trip; doesn't mean he'll play in Rio Games bit.ly/1Ma8M8F

Aug 04, 2015

Source says LeBron is indeed going to Vegas for Team USA gathering, but has commitments back home that will keep him from scrimmage

Aug 03, 2015

Jerry Colangelo questions whether LeBron James is "desirous" of third Team USA gold bit.ly/1K1b5Vn

Aug 03, 2015

But neither LeBron nor his people have confirmed his attendance to Jerry, and there's a bunch of stuff on LeBron's calendar.

Aug 03, 2015

I can confirm Jerry Colangelo "expects"LeBron to be in Vegas for Team USA on Monday, per info he got from "another player."

Aug 03, 2015

RT @DougLesmerises: Did Cardale Jones help Ezekiel Elliott more, or vice versa? Vote in our poll cleveland.com/osu/index.ssf/…

Jul 30, 2015

RT @toledosports: ICYMI: Yesterday was big for Mike Hessman as he tied the all-time minor league home run record in @MudHens 9-3 win. tol.bz/1I4jSrx

Jul 28, 2015

Fifteen minutes in, SportsCenter has neither gone to commercial nor discussed anything outside of Tom Brady

Jul 26, 2015

LeBron is fine with trade of Mike Miller, as Mike "wants the opportunity to play"

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