It's Hollywood's ultimate celebrity marriage: the best and brightest star joining the league's glitziest franchise. With his latest seismic signing as a free agent, LeBron James gives the Lakers new life. But will he ever get the help he'll need to raise their 17th banner?
Facing his third free-agency decision, LeBron James traveled on a new path and picked the Lakers. The Crossover takes you inside the process that led James to join an iconic franchise and follow in the footsteps of legends.
“You have a chance to demolish them, to take their heart. It’s like my drug.” The Warriors saw a new, edgier Kevin Durant this year, but the Finals MVP was wearing a familiar smile after a second straight title that came thanks to a second straight Game 3 dagger.
Thanks to a sublime start to the NBA playoffs, LeBron James is back where he belongs, making a trip to the Finals for the eighth straight year—and ninth overall since his first appearance, as a 22-year-old in 2007.
A decade after the death of Seven Seconds or Less, Mike D’Antoni is overseeing another offensive phenomenon. Welcome to Space City, where threes are demanded, layups are welcomed and midrange runners are shunned.