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LeBron James had some thoughts about the officiating in Chicago on Wednesday night, and he may have a point.
The Bulls won 101-97, holding off a late Miami surge, and their physicality throughout the game was the main reason they stopped the Heat and their 27-game win streak. That same physicality had James chirping after the game.
One play that particularly irritated James was a fast break in the first quarter. With the Bulls up 25-12, James took off down the court. Kirk Hinrich was the only player between him and an easy bucket and, fulfilling the cliché that James is unstoppable unless someone tackles him, Hinrich tried to tackle him. His two-armed throwdown led to a foul, but James said after the game that he thought the officials were a little cheap with the flagrants throughout the game.
People like to say that James is built like a football player, but even linebacker-style tackling had trouble stalling him on this one. Check it out in the video below, and look at the photos ...
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Normally I like my posts to have some kind of substance to them be it my whit and wisdom (go ahead and laugh) or a video clip of something cool. This post has neither.
What it does have is a hilarious LeBron James meme.
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LeBron James was called for a flagrant foul Wednesday during the Miami Heat’s game against the Chicago Bulls after putting a shoulder and elbow into Carlos Boozer, who was setting a screen on him late in the game.
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If the Heat fail to break, or even tie, the...
CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE
The Heat's winning streak came to an end Wednesday against the Bulls and LeBron appeared to be most frustrated about two hard fouls against him during the game.
Danny Ainge recently said that LeBron needs to stop doing so much complaining, and that apparently did not sit well with Pat Riley, to say the least.
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“Let me calculate my thoughts real fast before I say (what I want to say),” James said. “I believe and I know that a lot of my fouls are not basketball plays. First of all, Kirk Hinrich in the first quarter basically grabbed me with two hands and brought me to the ground. The last one, Taj Gibson was able to collar me around my shoulder and bring me to the ground. Those are...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Losing game after game is nerve-racking, sure, but after a point, so is winning.
Seconds after the NBA's second-longest winning streak was history, LeBron James and his Miami Heat teammates walked off the floor solemnly in single file, their mood seemingly as dark as their black road jerseys. But moments later, inside the...
You expect bloggers, fans and sports radio hosts to react to LeBron James’ whining about officiating. But an NBA general manager?
Yesterday on WEEI, Danny Ainge joined the fray:
“I think the referees got the calls right. I don’t think it was a hard foul,” Ainge said of the mixups involving James and Heinrich, as well as another one involving James and Taj Gibson. “I think...
The streak that some thought may never end, finally did.
The Miami Heat ran out of magic and dropped last night’s game to the Chicago Bulls, 101-97, putting an end to their 27-game win streak.
As they did a number of times over the past two months, the Heat fell behind by double-digits in the first half, only to come roaring back in the second half and take the lead. This time...
The Miami Heat’s improbable 27 game winning streak came to a halt on Wednesday night in the Windy City against the Bulls, where they ended up losing 101-97. Many experts had this night circled on their calendars as the night that the streak would go down, and as it turns out those experts were right. But now that we can look back on the streak in its entirety with it now over,...