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Beyond The Buzzer:
In the Game 3 loss to the Spurs on Tuesday night, LeBron James was held to under 20 points for the third consecutive time after averaging 29 ppg in the Eastern Conference finals against Indiana. On Wednesday, while admitting he ‘played like sh*t,’ he also vowed to be better in Game 4.
According to the Miami Herald:
“I’ll be better,” James said with a menacing smile. “I’m be much better tomorrow night.”
James had 15 points in Game 3, going 7 of 21 from the field and 1 of 5 from three-point range. He didn’t attempt a free throw. On Wednesday, he described his performance in frank terms: “I played like [expletive].”
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For those of you wondering what Miami Heat star LeBron James decided to wear to the AT&T Center for game four of the 2013 NBA Finals, wonder no more!
Thanks to the fine folks over at SB Nation, they caught this screen cab of LeBron entering the Miami dressing room dressed in a camouflage vest and black t-shirt/pants:
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