Posted January 29, 2014 on AP on Fox
LeBron James of the Miami Heat apologized Wednesday night for using the word ''retarded'' while answering a question posed in a pregame interview. James says the word's usage is a bad habit that he's trying to break, and that he'll try not to use it again. ''I mean no disrespect,'' James said. The NBA's four-time Most Valuable Player opened his postgame interview session by addressing the matter without being asked. James and the Heat lost Wednesday to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-95.

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I am sure you want my thoughts? So, I am going to give you my thoughts. @basketballtalk how about this one — Michael Arevalo (@mikeyy7241) January 29, 2014 H/T Next Impulse Sports & SI Hot Clicks

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