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LeBron’s ‘Taco Tuesday’ trademark filing denied

[ad_1] Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James' love of "Taco Tuesday" will have to come without a trademark attached.The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday refused the application filed by James' company LBJ Trademarks, explaining that "Taco Tuesday" is "a commonplace term.""The applied-for mark is a commonplace term, message, or expression widely used by a variety of sources that merely conveys an ordinary, familiar, well-recognized concept or sentiment message,"
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Wade plans to work out with LeBron before games

[ad_1] Dwyane Wade may have recently retired from his NBA playing career, but he plans to be on the court with Lakers star LeBron James at Staples Center often in the coming season.Wade, who is now living in suburban Los Angeles, told the Los Angeles Times that he plans to work out with his former teammate before games, both at the Lakers' training facility in El Segundo and at Staples."You're
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LeBron files to trademark term ‘Taco Tuesday’

[ad_1] LeBron James wants a little lettuce on his Taco Tuesday.The Los Angeles Lakers superstar is looking to monetize his popular videos by filing to trademark the term "Taco Tuesday."One of James' companies, LBJ Trademarks, submitted the necessary paperwork with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in August. The application states that the goods and services involved with the trademark involve "advertising and marketing services provided by means of
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NBA schedule release – The games we can’t wait to see in 2019-20

[ad_1] 3:04 PM ETBaxter HolmesCloseESPN Senior WriterBaxter Holmes (@Baxter) is a senior writer for ESPN Digital and Print, focusing on the NBA. He has covered the Lakers, the Celtics and previously worked for The Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times.Ohm YoungmisukCloseESPN Staff WriterOhm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He
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Griffin — Cavs challenge about ‘noise,’ not LeBron

[ad_1] New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin clarified comments he made about the challenges of building a title contender around LeBron James during their three seasons in Cleveland together, saying Friday that he maintains a "positive relationship" with James.In a Sports Illustrated story published Thursday, the former Cleveland general manager called his experience with those James-led Cavaliers teams "miserable" and questioned James' desire to win.On ESPN's The Jump
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I have a ‘positive relationship’ with LeBron

[ad_1] New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin clarified comments he made about the challenges of building a title contender around LeBron James during their three seasons in Cleveland together, saying Friday that he maintains a "positive relationship" with James.In a Sports Illustrated story published Thursday, the former Cavaliers general manager called his experience with those James-led Cavaliers teams "miserable" and questioned James' desire to win.On ESPN's The Jump
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Griffin — I was miserable building around LeBron

[ad_1] New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin detailed the challenges of his three seasons working with LeBron James as Cleveland Cavaliers general manager, saying the experience was "miserable" and questioning James' winning instinct in Los Angeles.Griffin told Sports Illustrated for a story published Thursday that the annual challenge of building a title contender around James was too stressful, even if it did result in a championship in 2016."Everything
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Griffin — Building around LeBron was ‘miserable’

[ad_1] New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin detailed the challenges of his three seasons working with LeBron James as Cleveland Cavaliers general manager, saying the experience was "miserable" and questioning James' winning instinct in Los Angeles.Griffin told Sports Illustrated for a story published Thursday that the annual challenge of building a title contender around James was too stressful, even if it did result in a championship-winning run in
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Which player had the best sneakers at summer league?

[ad_1] 8:48 PM ETNick DePaulaESPN As Zion Williamson continues to delay his expected landmark shoe-deal decision, the rest of the 2019 NBA rookie class has been stalled. A majority of the 2019 first-round picks entered summer league without having inked a shoe deal, allowing for a variety of lesser-known players to unexpectedly make their mark with their footwear.With his older sibling's first signature shoe launching just as Las Vegas Summer