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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: Jan 4, 2007
Posted on: November 28, 2010 8:18 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

So much for all that talk of a 70 win season that some fans and "experts" were predicting. At this rate they'll be lucky to win 50 games. Wasn't that moron Mike Freeman saying they should just be handed the crown and that if they didn't win 5 straight rings it would be a failure?

No inside game at all and no depth = big problems.

IMO, this is proof that there is karma in this world. From Chris Bosh thinking he's gonna ride the coattails of others to a ring, to LBJ treating the Cavs and their fans like dirt, to the Heat with their shameless introduction of the "Big Three" like some rock concert. I mean all 3 of these guys already had an over-inflated opinion of themselves and then the Heat go ahead and add fuel to the fire for these narcissistic fools.

Way to help team chemistry....throw a big party to introduce 3 players while ignoring the other 9-12 players. The team basically threw a big party and told the rest of the team, "You're not invited".



Since: Dec 20, 2009
Posted on: November 28, 2010 8:10 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

I've tried to respect Lebron.  But it all boils down to this.  He is a punk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  He has no respect for his coach.  Okay, he might be a below average coach.  But he IS the coach.  If Lebron is half the person people think he might be he would respect his authority and maybe learn something.   Every month, or week that passes I dislike James that much more.  I've honestly tried to keep an open mind on this dude.  But he's an absolute washout and self-righteous PUNK!!!!.  I hope Lebron reads that too. 



Since: Dec 29, 2009
Posted on: November 28, 2010 8:05 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Nice reference.  LOL>>  Maybe Riley is in the Book Suppository. 



Since: Sep 10, 2006
Posted on: November 28, 2010 8:00 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Just a little racy aren't you? Always got to have one...



Since: Sep 15, 2007
Posted on: November 28, 2010 7:36 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Now if only the Heat could take that no giving ground to the court they might just have something.  Good to know those guys like to make contact with someone even if it is just a coach.  It isn't the first time LeBron has done that  He did it a couple of times to Mike Brown.  He intentionally knocks guy's shoulders back and then plays it off knowing the cameras caught it.  He is very subtle in getting his point across despite his "decision."



Since: Nov 19, 2006
Posted on: November 28, 2010 7:28 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

He the King did it to Mike Brown a few years back when he wasn't happy with his play calls. It is what it is, just friends playing basketball together.

But knock on the Cavs team with Lebron was they stood around and watched. I guess it's different now it's friends standing around and letting Lebron work.



Since: Oct 20, 2006
Posted on: November 28, 2010 7:23 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Decision II

An hour long show hosted by LBJ to decide on the Coaches fate.  LeBron is so media savy as of late.  For a guy that was the pinnacle of class only a year plus ago, this is so pathetic.  Hey big 3, take care of your side of the bargain and it wont matter who is sitting on the bench with the tie on.



Since: Dec 31, 2006
Posted on: November 28, 2010 7:18 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

LeBron James has gone from one of America's favorite athletes to hated by most of America in record speed. I don't think I've ever seen a metlown like this. Poor advice, immaturity and a ever deteriorating attitude are going to end up costing LeBron a lot of endorsement opportunities.



Since: May 31, 2010
Posted on: November 28, 2010 7:04 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Can't say i didn't call this on  july 10,  chump is getting what he deserves after dissing cleveland like he did.  Lebron's week is just going to get worse when he visits cleveland thursday,  all the fans that worship the ground he walked on is now sh*t. Didn't mamaevery tell you to be careful what you wish for?   loving every minute of this! 



Since: Jul 5, 2007
Posted on: November 28, 2010 6:49 pm
 

Video: LeBron James bumps coach Erik Spoelstra

Ok, give it a break the Heat have other problem to fix. What next Lebron want let the coach on the bus first, then what will the media be say, "Lebron wants to No#1 at everything". 


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