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LeBron James did not even need to know any details to be skeptical. While talk show hosts and casual fans stood in awe over Jack Taylor‘s record-setting 138-point game for Division III Grinnell College, the best basketball player on the planet played along while remaining realistically dubious.
“It’s unbelievable, honestly,” James said, according to ESPN. “I would like to see the game. I want to see the game.”
James’ reaction was played off as being impressed, as was the reaction of Kobe Bryant, who scored 81 points in a 2006 game, as though their “I’d like to see that” remarks were merely expressions of admiration. But James and Bryant, who have played quite a bit of basketball over the years, were being quite literal, because disbelief was the honest reaction of anybody who has watched more than a handful of organized basketball games in his or her lifetime.
Seriously, did you really believe a human being could score 138 points on the up-and-up? If so, how often have you sent your...
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It's amazing what a championship will do for a person. For some, it means eternal recognition. For others, it is simply a triumph over adversity. And for a select few, a championship can mean redemption - a phoenix-like rise from the ashes. Such is the case for LeBron James. After making the decision to jump ship and leave Cleveland behind, James was crucified. Now...
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For the first time, LeBron James will be facing his former team as an NBA champion.
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MIAMI (AP) -- Ray Allen took a pass from LeBron James and made a 3-pointer with 18.2 seconds left, and the Miami Heat rallied from a seven-point deficit in the final 1:52 to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-108 on Saturday night.
James finished with 30 points for the Heat, who remained perfect at home despite leading for only 2 minutes, 29 seconds. Chris Bosh scored 23 points, Dwyane...
How did Grinnell's Jack Taylor wind up with 138 points in a game?
Well, he did miss 56 shots, more than he made. And he didn't play for four minutes.
Otherwise he would have scored even more.
As it was, Taylor shattered the NCAA scoring record by 25 points Tuesday night in the Pioneers' 179-104 victory over Faith Baptist Bible in Grinnell, Iowa.
Taylor hoisted a mind...
Ray Allen took a pass from LeBron James and made a 3-pointer with 18.2 seconds left, and the Miami Heat rallied from a seven-point deficit in the final 1:52 to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-108 on Saturday night.
James finished with 30 points for the Heat, who remained perfect at home despite leading for only 2 minutes, 29 seconds. Chris Bosh scored 23 points, Dwyane Wade added...
MIAMI -- It's almost unfair. After the Bucks had rallied from 18 points down in a game that eventually went to overtime, Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra took out 6-2 point guard Mario Chalmers and put 6-8 LeBron James on 6-1 sharp-shooter Brandon Jennings. The result was a 6-0 start in the extra session and a 113-106 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. The Heat (9-3) improved to...