LeBron James (number 23) of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots   against the Washington Wizards on November 26th, 2014. Photograph:  Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images

Although the Miami Heat became the first team since the Boston Celtics ’87 vintage to appear in four consecutive NBA finals series, there was a sense(...)

A mural of LeBron James reads “come home” on the side of a barbershop in Cleveland. Photograph: Dustin Franz/New York Times

Among the beautiful people expected to turn up in Rio for tomorrow night’s World Cup final is the superstar whose homecoming has been subject to frenz(...)

Miami Heat players Shane Battier, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James sit on the bench in the final minutes of their loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Photograph: Mike Stone/Reuters

LeBron James sat on a trainer’s table an hour before tipoff, his eyes closed, his headphones on as he sang to himself, his back rested squarely agains(...)