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5 Companies Glad the NBA Lockout Is Finally Over

After months of bitter negotiations, NBA owners and players finally agreed to terms, and a pro basketball season will start on Christmas Day. So who besides players, owners and fans will benefit? Let's start with stockholders in these companies.

Will LeBron Take Heat for 'Take a Sheet' Ad Campaign?

The Price of Fame enjoys a clever poop pun as much as anyone, but have the LeBron James-backed Sheets Energy Strips committed a foul in their ad campaign? Posters featuring people asserting that they "Take a Sheet" on the job are popping up in several major cities. Vulgar or brilliant: You tell us.

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.

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.