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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: Oct 9, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:59 am

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

Lebron #23-IQ 23, coincidence... I think not.

Since: Jan 12, 2011
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:53 am

Cleveland deserves it

Lebron gave them seven years. They gave him nothing back. When he left (as an UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENT) instead of saying thanks for the memories, they treated him like a villain. They cheered when they read Dan Gilbert's silly letter. Karma's a b****, indeed.

Since: Feb 19, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:51 am

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

The letter from Dan was just one of the stupidest things I've read

And tied with it is this tweet by LeBron.  Assuming it is about the Cavs game it is both vindictive and cruel.  No, not torturing puppies cruel - but if he's going to take a holier-than-thou "God is watching" stance he should realize he is being watched as well.

I'm not saying all the hate he has gotten is deserved - but he doesn't try to minimize it either.

Since: Nov 27, 2010
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:47 am

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

I think he needs to keep his mouth shut. I got a feeling that his ignorance will end up getting some major reaction from Cavs fans. Obviously, he's still worried about what people think of him. He somehow had to turn this in to another story about him. So much for being an adult and having some class. I am 100% all for the rule that NBA teams cant draft anyone out of high school anymore so that they dont grow up to be egotistical ignorant  jack @sses like this. hes lucky he didnt get anything serious the first time he went to Cleveland. The next time, he might be lucky to make it out alive. I dont care for Lebron, I dont give 2 sh!ts if hes "embracing" the villian role, but hopefully he gets a reality check soon. Hes not the best player in the league, hes not the best player ever to step on a pro court and hes definitely NOT God. Once he learns some humility we will all stop seein stupid stories like this about him. Let him worry about himself, which Im sure is WAY too easy and the "Heatles" (might be the gayest nickname ever uttered) I am definitely tired of hearing about crap like this. Let me know when a GOOD story comes up!!!

Since: Apr 3, 2009
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:28 am

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

He's completely right.
I honestly think people overreacted and hate him for silly reasons, and that most Clevelend fans went overboard after.   The letter from Dan was just one of the stupidest things I've read, it discredited Lebron's one man effort to move the Heat anywhere.  
So if Lebron wants to make some fun of them, I'm all for it.  I certainly am.

Since: Aug 12, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 1:56 am

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

...And of course, when you click the link to his Twitter page it says "the page doesn't exist".  Coward!

Since: Aug 12, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 1:47 am

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


For everyone's sake - Shut your hole.  You've become famous for saying the wrong things at the wrong time and make me feel disgraced to be an NBA fan. 

F*** off.

Since: Jul 11, 2009
Posted on: January 12, 2011 1:41 am

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

If someone on the Cavs doesn't give him the Detroit Pistons 1990 treatment when he drives the lane during their next matchup, Byron Scott should throw them all off the team and play with D League guys the rest of the way.

Since: Nov 1, 2010
Posted on: January 12, 2011 1:34 am

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

LeBron no longer has a say for the Cavs. He should keep his tweets about his "Heatles".

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