Found April 02, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
After the dust settled from the Chicago Bulls ending the Miami Heat’s win streak last week, the focus shifted to the referees. LeBron James called out the Bulls and the refs for the amount of hard fouls he took during the game. He focused on two in particular, one where he got tackled by Kirk Hinrich on a fast break that looked more like a safety trying to take down a running back and one towards the end of the game where he got wrapped up around the neck by Taj Gibson. LeBron said neither of those fouls were “basketball plays,” but neither was called anything more than a personal foul. Almost a week later, the NBA did decide to upgrade a foul committed by Gibson to a flagrant, but it wasn’t the one LeBron complained about. In the first quarter of the game, James goes up for a layup and gets hit in the head. The foul actually draws praise from Jeff Van Gundy, who admires Gibson’s effort to not give LeBron an easy shot. After a little bit of acting by LeBron (“oh I...
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