LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers stands for the National Anthem before the game against the Golden State Warriors. Photograph: Getty Images

LeBron James has spoken about the corrosive effects of racism – and aimed criticism at Donald Trump – on Martin Luther King Day. “The state of racism(...)

 LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers holds the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy and the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award after his side defeated the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA finals. Photograph: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

LeBron James powered the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 93-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors in an electrifying game seven to complete an improbabl(...)

 Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James takes a rebound during the NBA Finals game six at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Photograph: EPA

LeBron James had a majestic performance on Thursday to put the Cleveland Cavaliers on the brink of a maiden title and keep the Golden State Warriors (...)

 Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James  dunks the ball as Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes defends during the NBA Finals game five  at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. Photograph:  EPA/John G Mabanglo

LeBron James powered the sharpshooting Cleveland Cavaliers to a season-saving 112-97 win over the defending champion Golden State Warriors to climb wi(...)

LeBron James holds off Stephen Curry during the NBA Finals game three. Photograph: Epa

Golden State Warriors 90 Cleveland Cavaliers 120 Steph Curry continues to not be himself. This is fine when the rest of the Golden State Warriors are(...)

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green dunks the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 2 of the NBA Finals  in Oakland, California. Draymond Green scored 28 points and Stephen Curry added 18. Photograph: Getty Images

The Golden State Warriors moved into a commanding position in the NBA Finals with a 110-77 romp over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, the defending (...)

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 to win the NBA championship. Photograph: Getty

After game five in Oakland, LeBron James was asked if he felt any pressure with the Cleveland Cavaliers being just one game from losing the NBA fin(...)

LeBron James was powerless to prevent Golden State Warriors levelling the NBA finals 2-2 after they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82. Photograph: Epa

After their gritty and tough performance in Game 3 of the NBA finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to earth at home on Thursday, looking listless and (...)

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers goes to the basket as Chicago Bulls players Taj Gibson, and Pau Gasol look on during the first half of their second round NBA Eastern Conference Playoff game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Photo: David Maxwell/EPA

LeBron James recorded 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 106-91 on Wednesday to knot their (...)

 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(...)