Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron, Harvey and George: Cleveland's Silver Lining

For all of its recent pain and humiliation -- the hoopla surrounding the protracted departure of basketball star LeBron James, and the deaths of native sons Harvey Pekar and George Steinbrenner -- Cleveland is poised to emerge unbent, unbroken and stronger than ever.

LeBron Lags Kobe, Michael in Sports Memorabilia Game

When someone recently asked basketball great Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest player in NBA history, whom he thought was better -- LeBron James or Kobe Bryant -- he blurted out "Kobe." Based on what people pay for their sports memorabilia, it appears collectors would tend to agree.

Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert Fined $100,000 for LeBron Letter

NBA Commissioner David Stern fined Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert $100,000 on Monday for the scathing letter he published after former Cavs star LeBron James announced he was heading to the Miami Heat next season. Stern also chastised James and Jackson.

LeBron James Scores High in the TV Ratings

ESPN's controversial special featuring basketball superstar LeBron James revealing where he would play next season garnered an overnight Nielsen rating of 7.3, according to the Walt Disney-owned cable channel.

Madison Square Garden Shares Down After LeBron Deal

Madison Square Garden shares were bouncing like a basketball this week amid speculation that NBA superstar LeBron James might join the New York Knicks, and they could still be active Friday in the wake of his announcement that he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat.

Cleveland Cavs Owner 'Curses' LeBron James

Dan Gilbert, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team LeBron James left to join the Miami Heat, has released a scathing open letter attacking the NBA star. The letter seems to put a curse on LeBron, as angry Cleveland fans burn his jersey.

Why LeBron's Choice Could Cost Jay-Z Over $5 Million

LeBron James' decision to sign with the Miami Heat means the New Jersey Nets' owners will miss out on a huge jump in team value if the basketball star had chosen it instead. And one of the Nets' owners is LeBron pal, Jay-Z. The hip-hop mogul missed out on a potential gain of over $5 million.

The Economic Impact of NBA's LeBron James

In addition to the sporting issues involved in the fervent courting of LeBron James lies a less emotional, more pragmatic reason for why bigwigs like New York's Mayor Bloomberg care so much: cold, hard cash.