LeBron James mocked by the police in TikTok video

Inspired Stories 04/30/21, 16:55

NBA superstar LeBron James has been dubbed "King James." However, in recent days, he has become the "King of  Mockery" by police officers in a TikTok video that has been viewed more than 2.4 million times. LeBron James posted a photograph to Twitter. (Screenshot/Ktvb Video) On Tuesday evening, April 20, after Ma'Khia ...

Conservative author Candace Owens blames ‘racist, anti-police and Black Lives Matter lie’ for gunfire against LA deputies

U.S. 09/14/20, 04:17

High-profile supporters of anti-police protests are responsible for an ambush-style shooting involving two Los Angeles law enforcement officers, a political commentator said. Conservative author Candace Owens blames extreme anarchist protesters, mainstream news outlets, and celebrities for encouraging Californians to open fire on two sheriff deputies in Compton, 17 miles south of ...

California wildfire forces residents, celebrities to flee

U.S. 10/28/19, 22:18

A wildfire swept through the star-studded hills of Los Angeles on Monday, destroying several large homes and forcing LeBron James and thousands of others to flee. Meanwhile, a blaze in Northern California wine country exploded in size. The flames that roared up a steep hillside near the J. Paul Getty Museum ...

CEO Disney refuses to take stance on China issues

Business 10/24/19, 11:00

Disney CEO Bob Iger declined to give an opinion when asked about the ongoing pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Appearing at Wall Street Journal’s Tech Live conference, he explained, “To take a position that could harm our company in some form would be a big mistake.”  He went ...

LeBron James no longer King James for Hong Kong protesters

Asia & Pacific 10/15/19, 13:39

When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James' face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. They also trampled on jerseys bearing his name and gathered in a semicircle to watch one burn. James' standing among basketball fans in Hong Kong took a ...

Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks

Sports 05/23/19, 14:25

Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker were also big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced.Those guards can cash in with supermax contracts based on their selections to one of the three All-NBA teams that were announced Thursday.LeBron James also was ...

Bucks seeking 2-0 lead over Raptors in East finals

Sports 05/16/19, 16:47

When the season started, everyone knew the Eastern Conference would have a new king.LeBron James left Cleveland, having taken his talents to Los Angeles.And even Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn't sure who would take his place.Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA ...

Lakers officially announce Vogel’s hiring as next coach

Sports 05/13/19, 20:04

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially named Frank Vogel as coach.The team announced the hiring Monday and will hold an introductory press conference May 20 at their facility.Vogel flew to Los Angeles on May 9 to interview and was hired two days later. The 45-year old Vogel did not coach ...

Source: Lakers to interview Vogel for coaching job

Basketball 05/09/19, 18:38

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to quickly rebound in their head coaching search after failing to land Tyronn Lue.A person familiar with the search said former Indiana and Orlando coach Frank Vogel will be interviewed for the opening. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity ...

LeBron’s new LA jersey supplants Curry’s as NBA’s top seller

Basketball 04/25/19, 16:00

Though LeBron James didn't make the playoffs in his first season in Los Angeles, his move to the Lakers paid off in jersey sales.The NBA announced Thursday that James had the most popular individual jersey during the regular season and that the Lakers sold the most team merchandise. They knocked ...

Kings hire Luke Walton as coach

Sports 04/15/19, 11:16

The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach just days after the Los Angeles Lakers parted ways with him following three losing seasons.The Kings announced Monday that Walton will replace Dave Joerger. Sacramento general manager Vlade Divac fired Joerger last week following a 39-43 finish that was the ...

Pacers, Celtics enter playoff matchup looking for redemption

Sports 04/13/19, 09:17

The Celtics and Pacers aren't interested in talking about the past as they prepare to tip off their first-round playoff matchup.Indiana doesn't want to dwell on injuries, like the season-ending right knee injury Pacers guard Victor Oladipo suffered in January. Likewise, the Celtics aren't thinking about Gordon Hayward early struggles ...

Lakers, coach Luke Walton part ways after 3 losing seasons

Sports 04/12/19, 15:16

The Los Angeles Lakers say they have mutually agreed to part ways with coach Luke Walton after three losing seasons.Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka announced Walton's departure Friday.The former Lakers forward went 98-148 in his first permanent head coaching job. The former Golden State assistant never led Los Angeles to ...

Playoff time: 10 things to know for the NBA postseason

Basketball 04/12/19, 11:03

There's no LeBron James in these playoffs, so the NBA Finals will have a distinctly new look for the first time in nine years.There's no Tony Parker, for the first time in nearly two decades.There's no Dwyane Wade, and he'll never play a playoff game again.Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, middle, ...

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