By Michael Silverman | [email protected] | Boston HeraldPUBLISHED: February 8, 2019 at 1:31 pm | UPDATED: February 8, 2019 at 1:33 pm What’s good for Liverpool FC’s bottom line is good for the Red Sox as well, considering they are owned by the same owner, Fenway Sports Group (FSG). And it’s also good for LeBron James, whose win with the Lakers over the Celtics at TD Garden Thursday night coincided with fantastic news from his other team. This week Liverpool FC, which James owns an estimated 2 percent stake in thanks to his marketing partnership with FSG, announced record profits and revenues for the year ending last May. In today’s dollars, the team turned a pre-tax profit of $161.8 million on $589.4 million in revenues. The profit jumped from $55.3 million a year ago. The profit was the largest annual profit ever for a football club, according to the Financial Times. According to Forbes’ most recent valuation from last June, Liverpool FC … [Read more...] about Red Sox owners, LeBron James strike it rich as Liverpool FC posts record profits
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Lakers head coach Luke Walton said the decision on when James plays next will be made in conjunction with the superstar and the team's medical staff."LeBron James underwent an MRI today which confirmed a strained left groin".Neither James nor Rondo will travel to Sacramento, and both are out for the team's game against the Kings on Thursday.Woj writes: "A timeline for James' return is further complicated by the fact that he has never had to navigate this severe of a groin injury and still needs to gain an understanding of how his body will respond to treatment". Turkey 'determined' to drive out Syrian Kurdish forcesWhen play went back down the other side of the court, James didn't attempt to follow his teammates and remained close to the Lakers bench.The Los Angeles Lakers' supertar is now listed as "day-to-day" after suffering a groin injury in the Lakers' Christmas Day win against the Golden State Warriors. He was placed on the injured list and labelled day-to-day. James grimaced … [Read more...] about LeBron James May Miss ‘Several Games’ Due To ‘Significant’ Groin Strain
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A floating jumper, a foul and a free throw in the fourth quarter of a tight game. With a gorgeous three-point play, the King jumped over the Big Dipper. LeBron James' inimitable presence has already been felt in his first few weeks in Hollywood. His most impressive game yet for the Lakers included a bit of history when he passed Wilt Chamberlain on the NBA's career scoring list. The superstar with no shortage of historic achievements was more excited about leading his surging new team to yet another win. James had a season-high 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, roaring past Chamberlain for fifth place on the scoring chart and leading the Lakers to a 126-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. James scored 28 points in the second half and vaulted past Chamberlain's 31,419 points on that three-point play with 3:55 to go. LeBron finished a memorable night with 31,425 points, and fell just short of his 75th triple-double during his … [Read more...] about LeBron James gets 44, passes Wilt Chamberlain on NBA’s all-time scoring list
"Hopefully, it doesn't happen again. I think that's going to create a lot of turmoil".But Portland pulled away in the final 12 minutes with Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum handing James a 128-119 defeat on his debut at the Moda Center.James had 18 points but collected a third foul with 6:04 left in the half.Nik Stauskas was outstanding off the bench with 24 points on the back of 5/8 from three-point range. Walton also had James play alongside the four Lakers' prospects of Ingram, Kuzma, Ball and Hart.It's just one game, but if that trend continues, it's not a good one. Unsurprisingly, LeBron said it's going to take a little while, and he explained why by using an oatmeal analogy. Trump threatens to send troops to border to stop migrant caravanAnd James says the Lakers were unable to match Portland when it counted. "It's a good first test for us, to be in a building where they haven't lost (a home opener) in the 2000s".The Lakers are hoping their up-and-coming core adjusts to playing … [Read more...] about LeBron James makes debut for Lakers in loss to Blazers
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Sports Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByScott Cacciola Oct. 18, 2018 LOS ANGELES — The sun had already set when LeBron James and his high school teammates pulled up to the beach in a limousine-length Cadillac Escalade. They had come straight from the airport, with 50 Cent blaring from the speakers. “It was dark as hell,” Willie McGee, one of the other players from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio, recalled in a telephone interview. “But I had never seen the ocean.” It was January 2003. An 18-year-old senior on the cusp of global celebrity, James arrived with his team on this auspicious trip to Los Angeles for a nationally televised game against Mater Dei High School, a basketball powerhouse from Santa Ana, Calif. But first, the beach. Unlike James, most of his teammates were visiting California … [Read more...] about LeBron James Once ‘Hated’ Southern California. How He Came to Embrace It.