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Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Posted on: November 28, 2010 3:57 pm
Edited on: August 14, 2011 9:05 pm
 
Miami Heat forward LeBron James bumps Heat coach Erik Spoelstra as he walked to the bench during a timeout. Posted by Ben Golliver It's a white hot mess down in Miami, as Royce Young noted the Heat called a post-game players-only meeting after a Saturday night loss to the Dallas Mavericks. Before that meeting, During the third quarter of Miami's loss to Dallas, a light, perhaps unintentional, physical confrontation occurred between Miami Heat forward LeBron James and embattled coach Erik Spoelstra.  As James walked back to the team's bench during a stoppage of play, Spoelstra moved toward the key, as coaches often do, to discuss strategy and give the players some space on the bench. As the two walked in opposite directions, neither veered off course, and James's right shoulder contacted Spoelstra's right shoulder, causing the much smaller Spoelstra to retract at the force of the bump.  Here's slow-motion video of the bump, courtesy of YouTube user ludeape. In this second version of the clip you can see both men are clearly in each other's sights for multiple paces prior to the confrontation.  Sometimes symbolism is so obvious it doesn't need to be explained. This is one of those cases, but I'll explain it anyway: Two men, two different directions, one unavoidable conflict.
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Since: Nov 29, 2010
Posted on: November 29, 2010 8:45 am
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Lebron is a fantastic  basketball player who will become invaluable in the long run unless he matures and accepts responsiblity. He has always been a star up on his high horse. Let's see if he can bea  leader. Im not counting on it. He will blame everyone but himself and move on to another team. NEW YORK HERE HE COMES  BUT ARE YOU READY.



Since: Apr 13, 2009
Posted on: November 29, 2010 8:24 am
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

this matter (and it really matters, NOT) is blown way out of content. i think the direction of the miami heat are more concerning
to NBA fans then two of its members brushung shoulders. the heat needs WINS, not some poor angle shot of what appears to be but really is not. players go after each other during practice, except maybe A.I.3............."practice???......we're talk'n bout practice, not the game, but practice". and later on, those same two players are eating postgame meals together.

coach spoelstra knows his rank/place on the miami team and so does LBJ, those two will be fine, but you let D-wade start  running upstairs to pat riley's office then you'll have a story




Since: Aug 14, 2007
Posted on: November 29, 2010 8:10 am
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Ghettttoooooooooo!



Since: Nov 1, 2010
Posted on: November 29, 2010 6:03 am
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

I knew it wouldn't take long before LeBron took a direct shot at Eric. Now, to attack his coaching!




Since: Oct 6, 2006
Posted on: November 29, 2010 1:29 am
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Cant wait till they show the video of Lebron picking his nose and flick it to Spoelstra direction.
Slow day at Sport Center for the Heats news.


little ceasars
Since: Jan 1, 2009
Posted on: November 28, 2010 11:48 pm
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Since: Aug 16, 2009
Posted on: November 28, 2010 10:18 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Wait a minute!  Did he bump into LeGone's injured right elbow?  I'm sure that has to still be hurting him, and now his coach is agravating the injury... I smell a ready-made excuse for losing!



Since: Jan 5, 2009
Posted on: November 28, 2010 9:18 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Doesn't look like much...

Go Lakers!


little ceasars
Since: Jan 1, 2009
Posted on: November 28, 2010 8:30 pm
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Since: Feb 3, 2008
Posted on: November 28, 2010 8:27 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

I don't think LeBron would have reached his arm back after the hit if it was intentional.  The video stops before you can see both of their reactions.  This is probably some creative editing to enhance someone's point and make LeBron look bad.  If the video played longer, I bet LeBron wouldn't look so bad.


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