It’s good to be the King.
LeBron James is now the first active NBA player to build a net worth of $1 billion.
The Los Angeles Lakers star, four-time NBA champion and the league’s No. 2 career scorer, raked in $121.2 million from May 2021 to May 2022 in on-court salary and off-court earnings, according to Forbes.
Earlier this month, Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry cemented himself as the greatest shooter in the world. Not only did he surpass Ray Allen to take the top spot as the all-time three-point leader, but he is also now the first NBA player to ever make 3,000 three-pointers.
In June of this year, Spalding announced the release of the basketball equipment brand’s final run of official NBA game balls, marking the end of a decades-long era.
Brilliant. Legendary. Historic. Incredible. Ridiculous.
There are a lot more adjectives I could use to describe what we saw from Giannis Antetokounmpo in Game 6—or hell, during the entire NBA Finals. But after the Greek Freak authored one of the single greatest performances the Association has ever seen, or may ever see in a Finals close-out game, doing justice to just how mesmerizing it was watching Antetokounmpo lead the Bucks to their first title in 50 years ain’t easy.
Fresh off dropping the first single from his upcoming album, The Off-Season, J. Cole is taking his basketball talents to Africa.
Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has hit another historical milestone in the NBA‘s all-time scoring list. James officially scored 32 points past the milestone of 35,000 in the recent Los Angeles Lakers versus Brooklyn Nets game.
LeBron James is once again an NBA champion. This is his fourth NBA title and this one was unlike anything we’ve ever seen. He’s now won a title with three different franchises. This was his year 17 season. That is all insane. Another thing that is truly crazy is the fact that people thought this would somehow settle the Michael Jordan and LeBron debate. Like it would suddenly go away or either side would just concede. If anything, this is going to make people dig in even more. LeBron has even more ammo for his career now. He just won a title with the Lakers and won yet another Finals MVP award. He’s now legitimately in striking distance of MJ and those six titles. Will he be able to get there? We’ll have to see, but he’s closer than ever and on a pretty damn good Lakers team.