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Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

Posted on: January 12, 2011 12:58 am
Edited on: January 12, 2011 1:39 am
Posted by Royce Young

I could've sworn I was watching the opening round of the NCAA tournament there for a second. I just knew this had to be a 1-seed pummeling an overmatched 16.

But no, it was actually two professional teams playing, with only one actually playing. The Lakers topped the Cavaliers 112-57 Tuesday. That's a 55-point margin right there. A five and then another five after it. Fifty-five points. The Cavs scored 57 points and the Lakers beat them by 55. That's got to be some kind of something .

What does the coach of a team that just lost by 55 and scored only 57 points say? I bet Byron Scott probably didn't even go to the locker room after the game. He probably just walked straight to the team bus and waited until everyone else got on.

But what does LeBron James tweet while the Cavs take the worst beating in franchise history? Something like this:

"Crazy. Karma is a b****.. Gets you every time. Its not good to wish bad on anybody. God sees everything!"

Maybe it was a coincidence and LeBron wasn't even aware of the Cavs-Lakers game. Maybe he was talking about something entirely different. Or maybe he really is embracing this villain thing. I bet if LeBron could've tweeted that in Comic Sans, he would've.

He told us he was taking mental notes. He heard all the noise talked about him. But it does seem a bit weird to gloat about his old team taking such a walloping, doesn't it? I mean yes, he is playing for the hottest team in basketball. The Heat are clearly awesome. But to take joy in probably the most embarrassing loss in Cavalier history? Doesn't that just seem... cruel?

But then again, LeBron has to take some kind of satisfaction out of this. He did hear a lot coming from Cleveland about his decision to leave. He heard the boos. He heard the stuff being said about his family. He read Dan Gilbert's letter. He heard the chant, saw the signs, read the tweets coming at him. He's human. He felt all of that. So in his defense, this had to feel a bit vindicating for him. He took a lot out on them when he came back and dropped 38 in Cleveland's face, but it hasn't been this bad for the Cavs yet this season.

Still, this is just petty. It's unecessary. It's salt in an amputated leg. We all know the Cavs have fallen on hard times since LeBron's departure. He doesn't really need to point it out. And evidently, he thinks it's God's wrath for all the nasty things people said. I'm pretty sure God isn't punishing the Cavs because of what happened in The Decision fallout. Though Clevelanders might feel like they're being punished for something at this point.

There have been a lot of low points for the Cavaliers since LeBron left. It started with the beatdown following The Return, then the team lost 10 straight. But this game has to be rock bottom. I don't think it gets any worse for Cleveland. This is their 11th straight loss and the 21st out of 22. And not only that, it's a 55-point destruction in which their former favorite son tweeted about karma and God hating them.

(For the Lakers though, this is the lowest amount of points allowed in franchise history, topping the 66 allowed to the Bobcats. I guess the Lakers are getting back on track.)

But I guess Cavs fans can still take this one with them: The largest margin of victory in NBA history? The Cavs over the Heat in 1991 by 68, 148-80. So there's still that, Cleveland.

Since: Jan 12, 2011
Posted on: January 12, 2011 9:53 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

The NBA is a complete joke... I am among many fans that have lost interest in it.  The way the players, LBJ, the Carmelo deal and others manipulate the system and NBA is disgusting.  I quit (ala. LBJ) on the NBA.

Since: Sep 17, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 9:50 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

Byron Scott should throw them all off the team and play with D League guys the rest of the way.

Byron Scott already is playing with D-League guys.

Lebron gave them seven years. They gave him nothing back.

Yes, the mansion they built him only had 2 indoor swimming pools, his exotic animal menagerie has giraffes but no zebras and the construction of his personal rocket ship was outsourced to the Russians, rather than being made by NASA. Cheap Cleveland b@stards.

That's why ADULTS, GROWN PEOPLE WITH PROBLEMS, don't think like 20 year olds! We know we could give a damn about Lebron or the Cavs scoring 57 points when we are worried about our jobs, the economy, people being shot...All you people with your perfect lives (mainly 20 something year olds living with mom and dad) need to grow up and and stop hating an ATHLETE YOU WILL NEVER MEET! 

Man, you really don't like people in their 20's do you? I've noticed a lot of posters show similar distain and derision for lazy young adults, particularly ones residing in their mother’s basement. However, I’ve always considered myself exempted from this criticism, as I am a lazy young adult living in his father’s attic, which gives me free license to say whatever I want. BTW, sports discussion serves as a welcomed diversion from real life issues like “jobs, the economy, people being shot”. But as a Clippers fan, it’s understandable that you don’t take your sports very seriously. Nobody else does either.

And he is aware karma is not a christian ideal, so I'm not sure that the christian god really cares to much about it.

I honestly wouldn’t be surprised if LeBron thought karma was a Christian concept or that Copernicus was “a hater” for once arguing that the universe does not revolve around LBJ.

Since: Apr 22, 2009
Posted on: January 12, 2011 9:48 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

LOSER JAMES will QUIT on the HEAT just like he did with CAVS.   James is NOT a winner never has been, it has always been someone else on the team (high school) that stepped up and had a great game.

Since: Oct 10, 2006
Posted on: January 12, 2011 9:40 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

waciswhack come on I hated what Lebron did, but look at the way you treated him when he left.   You really think he is going to support his hometown team after the way you guys treated him.

Since: May 17, 2009
Posted on: January 12, 2011 9:39 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

That's the best post I have read in a long time. I wish a writer could come up with a clever comment like that in one of these horific blogs.

Since: Jul 21, 2008
Posted on: January 12, 2011 9:31 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

LeBron is right though. God does see everything. Including a tattoo that says "The Chosen One" placed on someone's body.

Since: Sep 26, 2010
Posted on: January 12, 2011 9:13 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

I'm a Cavs fan.......

The team has given up........ they gave up after Miami whooped us here in Cleveland.  I don't know how anyone that watches the Cavs play (and there are few, even here in sports crazed Cleveland) can say they have NOT quit.

That being said, Lebron is a prick.  Whether he is taking shots at his former teammates, the organization or our city, he is a prick.  Any man that roots for his home to lose is not a man to me.

As bad as Cleveland's sports teams are....... as a true Clevelander I will go down with the ship.  Lebron, can go to the same place I imagine Art Modell will go when he dies.

Since: Jul 10, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 8:59 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

Next time you post in bold use the right "our."

Since: Feb 24, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 8:58 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

That was to bumpnrun7 post.

Since: Feb 24, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 8:56 am

Lakers kill Cavs, LeBron says 'Karma is a b*****'

So true so true! Great post. A lot of people in this country drinking the Haterade.

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