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LeBron James adds a new weapon to his basketball arsenal every offseason, it appears this previous year that the NBA superstar added flopping. Where did he learn this new skill? Well 71-year-old flopping coach Frank Calhoun claims he is the man responsible for LeBron’s new intentional falling. Calhoun boasts that he invented flopping and was the first player to ever flop in a professional basketball game when he did flamboyantly fell in a 1962 Trumbull County Generals game of the Ohio Valley Basketball Association.
Despite criticism, Calhoun insists that “Flopping is an artform.” Frank Calhoun enhanced LeBron’s game at the Flop-Like-A-Pro Basketball Camp. Calhoun became emotional when describing LeBron’s crowning flopping achievement, “I remember one time LeBron was really feeling it. It was during a pregame when they were shooting around. He just fell to the ground for no reason at all. Hell the refs saw it and he called a double technical on the Milwaukee Bucks bench.”
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LeBron James didn’t become the best basketball player in the world without mastering some of the more technical aspects of the game, such as flopping.
But the King’s diving prowess — which he not only admits to but also supports — goes beyond basketball. James’ affinity for falling when barely touched apparently extends to his off-court life as well.
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When the Aliens come and take over the planet, they are probably going to watch YouTube and wonder what the hell we were doing with our lives.
This is quality work by Mike Polk Jr Show courtesy of Bleacher Report and Waitingfornextyear.com. True story, I have heard this isn’t that far-fetched.
Flopping is actually taught by NBA coaches, they just call it “selling”. Doesn’t...
As previously noted on this fair website, Miami Heat star LeBron James has had some “floppable“ moments during the 2013 NBA playoffs and the fine folks with CunningApeProductions decided to create a fake commercial in honor of LBJ’s flops.
C’Mon Fake LeBron, don’t flop in the grocery store….
LeBron James – It's in My Blood
LeBron lives the way he plays… with similar results.Tonight is Game 6 of the NBA Finals, and if I were a betting man who has watched basketball ever I’d assume Miami would take it and force a Game 7.To celebrate, here is Funny Or Die’s ‘LeBron James – It’s In My Blood,’ a celebration of King James’ unshakable desire for championship greatness and/or his ability to...
LeBron James shrugged off a poor start to get 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime and the Miami Heat staved off elimination with a 103-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.
James missed nine of his first 12 shots, but scored 16 points in the fourth to rally the...
Lebron James skied up for a huge block of Tim Duncan during Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs.
Talk about confidence. Courtesy of Bleacher Report we have leaked photos of one LeBron James’ newest shoe (the LeBron X’s), that have “2-Time Champion” written inside the show. In case you didn’t know, LeBron only has 1 ring and finds himself in a must-win Game 6 tonight against the San Antonio Spurs to even have [...]
As the Heat trailed by 10 points entering the fourth quarter, the NBA began to prep for a Spurs postgame championship ceremony which irritated LeBron James and Chris Bosh and helped fuel a furious rally that resulted in a OT and Heat 103-100 win to force a Game 7. There would be no celebration Tuesday night.
According to the Miami Herald:
“I noticed it,” James said. “We...
If the Miami Heat were in the NBA Finals against anybody else other than the Spurs I guarantee the fashion battles would be much more competitive. The NBA cameras are focused on Miami’s Big Three of Dwyane Wade, Lebron James, and Chris Bosh as they snap their every move as the three stars arrive for gameday. Check out their fashionable attire for game 5. Whose look caught your...
The Miami Heat have defeated the San Antonio Spurs 103-100 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Down by 10 points heading into the 4th quarter, LeBron James realized it was time to put the team on his back and carry the Heat to victory. James got fouled early in the fourth, and on the play lost his headband. This seemed to ignite the King as he went off right after that. Will we see the...
With 28.2 seconds remaining in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, the stage was set for the San Antonio Spurs to claim their fifth NBA championship, as the Spurs had the defending champion Miami Heat on the ropes with a 94-89 lead.
But as LeBron James said after the game Tuesday, there’s a reason basketball is a full 48-minutes and not 47:30 minutes.
“And you know,” said James...
The Spurs got the pivotal Game 5 win in San Antonio to go up 3-2 in the 2013 NBA Finals over the Heat.
Large part of the Spurs' lead in the series has obviously been the torrid shooting of Danny Green from long range but also the Spurs' solid defense on the NBA MVP, LeBron James.
Built like an NFL tight end and with the speed of a gazelle, James is a handful for all...
The Miami Heat were down three with one last shot at tying the game. LeBron James bricked a three, but the rebound eventually found its way to Ray Allen. Allen stepped back over the three point arc and drilled perhaps the most clutch three of his career with five seconds left in the game. Game 6 is headed to OT.