Found December 01, 2011 on NBC Miami:
82532959
LeBron James proved once and for all Wednesday that the recently-ended NBA lockout dragged on far too long, staging an exhibition flag football game against Kevin Durant. Both James and Durant have revealed a bit of a football jones during the lockout. James reportedly joined an impromptu flag football game in Central Park in New York a few months ago. Durant served as a ringer on an Oklahoma State intramural flag football team last month after being invited to play with the team via Twitter. The two heard about each other's interest in football, and eventually challenged each other to Wednesday's game. For those interested, LeBron's team beat Durant's team in a shootout, 70-63. He intercepted three passes on defense, including the game-sealing pick moments after his team scored a go-ahead touchdown. The game was not open to the public, but was broadcast on the Internet. James and Durant took the game seriously enough to hold multiple practices in preparation and...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Watch Lebron James Mock Stevie Johnson Mocking Plaxico Burress

Remember this past Sunday when Stevie Johnson celebrated a touchdown by mocking Plaxico Burress shooting himself in the leg? Johnson caught a bunch of heat for that, as well as a $10,000 fine from Roger Goodell (You Must NOT Embarrass the SHIELD!). Well, when LeBron James scored a touchdown playing flag football, he decided to celebrate by mocking Johnson mocking Burress. Enjoy....

Here's Lebron James Booed at Duke/Ohio State

Here's Lebron James booed at the Duke -- Ohio State game. Every time you take a sip of coffee, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return to Bobs Blitz.com.... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com

Game canceled, but LeBron James charity event on for Wednesday

James expected to appear at noon at Mason Community Learning Center on Wednesday.

LeBron's Response Will Be Storyline Of 2012

There is going to be no getting around the LeBron James story once the 2011-12 season begins. Sure, the free agent hype surrounding Chris Paul, Dwight Howard and Deron Williams will take headlines during the season nationally. Those free agent campaigns seem to pale in comparison to the anticipation that was James' free agency in the summer of 2010. LeBron opened himself up to...

LeBron James Suite One-of-One ‘Return to Cleveland’ Signed Game-Used Shoes are History

It was a year ago today that every sports fan tuned in to watch a regular season NBA game. It wasn’t because the game was thought to be necessarily all that competitive, but because it was the first time LeBron James would return to Cleveland as a member of the Miami Heat. The media attention [...]

LeBron excited over basketball, won't talk details

NEW YORK (AP) -- With hundreds of boxes of food sitting behind them ready to be distributed to Brooklyn families, LeBron James and his famous friends were determined to stay on message.

Lebron James Wins Flag Football Game Vs. Kevin Durant, Mocks Plaxico Burress With Touchdown Celebration (Video)

Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we mentioned that Lebron James and Kevin Durant would play in a flag football game.Well, Lebron's team won the game but one of his touchdown celebrations was a rather interesting choice.Last week, Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson pretended to shoot himself in the foot, now Lebron has decided to mimic it: (Courtesy of Bob's Blitz)

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony eager for NBA season to start

NBA stars are mum on other topics at charity event

NBA agreement explained Taiwanese animation style | (Video)

Yes, we’re over the whole NBA CBA BRI issue as much as the next guy. Enough with the alphabet soup. But the Taiwanese animation studio NMA, as they have throughout the process, has cut to the chase. What happened in the lockout and where does the situation stand today? This not only explains it, it probably will lead to royalty rights for LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. Enjoy:

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Trade Exception Might Still Be Valid

Remember back a long time ago, before all this lockout hoopla when we used to discuss things like the Cleveland Cavaliers’ $14.5 million trade exception they earned in the LeBron James trade? I know, it’s hard to remember that far back, but it’s time to start thinking trade exception again. I know what you’re thinking, “Didn’t that trade exception expire when the lockout...

Thunder's Kevin Durant, Nick Collison trying to recruit Shane Battier

By Darnell Mayberry, Staff Writer, dmayberry@opubco.comCould Shane Battier be headed to Oklahoma City?If Kevin Durant had anything to say about it, the defensive ace would soon join the Thunder for this season.Durant, using the social media site Twitter, on Sunday reached out to Battier, the former All-American and Naismith College Player of the Year at Duke who is now an unrestricted...

Are You Ready For Some Flag Football With LeBron & Durant?

You didn't think it was actually going to go down, did you? Especially not after the NBA lockout ended and players would get back to work on the courts to get ready for the season that's weeks away. Nah, it's happening away. Weeks after Kevin Durant took part in an impromptu flag football game with a Twitter fan, he's joined forces with workout buddy LeBron James...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.