The Miami Heat have turned their pregame ritual into their own personal dunk contest as of late, and LeBron James has been the headliner with sick jams like this. The display has made fans even more anxious for him to change his mind about competing in the Slam Dunk Contest. There’s no question LeBron could win the Dunk Contest, as he makes dunks like the one he threw down before Miami’s win over the Sacramento Kings look easy.
However, LeBron says he is considering putting a stop to it.
“Maybe I should stop because it’s making a lot of people mad about what I do,” James said Tuesday according to ESPN.com. “They’re like, ‘Well, if you can do it in warmups, why don’t you (want to) be in the dunk contest? Stop it.’”
LeBron recently reminded fans that he is never going to participate in the Dunk Contest because he is too old, but many believe the videos of him dunking before games are proving that to be untrue.
“I’ve been hearing about it,” James said. “But I don’t really watch TV or go on the Internet too much. As a team, it’s kind of our new thing. I’ve had some good ones, but (Chalmers) doing a 360? That’s impressive. We have a little epidemic right now. It’s kind of like the Harlem Shake.”
At this point, it’s obvious James has no interest in participating in the Dunk Contest. Fans should just enjoy the incredible dunks he is treating them to in pregame warmups, because that’s as good as it’s going to get.
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February 27, 2013
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LeBron James continues to troll, troll, troll his boat prior to NBA games in the form of some nasty dunks. We wrote about LeBron trolling regarding the dunk contest last week, and he continued to do the same prior to the Heat’s last game. Check out Bron’s basic alley-oop to himself between his legs dunk. No big deal, wouldn’t even register at the dunk contest.
Tweet Earlier this week we gave you video of LeBron James performing a sick dunk in warm-ups that would have registered pretty high scores in a dunk contest. Tuesday before the Heat played the Kings LeBron pulled another amazing dunk out of his bag of tricks, this time going between his legs mid-air with relative ease: [...]
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