CORAL GABLES, Fla. With Miami Heat stars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade sitting courtside, it was fitting the other highly touted basketball team in town would want to give them a show.
Late in the University of Miamis 87-61 rout Saturday of North Carolina, Hurricanes point guard Shane Larkin was driving uncontested to the hoop on a fast break. Suddenly, Larkin threw the ball off the backboard and trailing big man Kenny Kadji followed with a dunk.
James and Wade went wild. The two went crazy again when the videoboard replayed it.
Yeah, I guess you could say it was for them, said Larkin, who said he heard Kadji yell behind him, Backboard, backboard. I would have done it if they werent here either. It was one of those moments where we were having fun out there.
With the NBA All-Star Game next weekend, it sure didnt hurt that Larkin gave James and Wade a preview of something they will be seeing plenty of in Houston.
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