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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.
Comments

Since: Nov 12, 2006
Posted on: January 13, 2011 7:03 pm
 

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

I'm not a fan on Kobe, but if the shoe were on the other foot, Kobe would of kept his mouth shut. 

I couldn'd disagree more.  Kobe is a guy who was always willing to throw his teammates under the bus.  He did what Lebron did in Cleveland - demanded the team get better talent around him or he'd consider leaving.  Only in LA they listened.  He's the guy who openly proposed trading his teammates in the press - he offered the Andrew Bynum and others trade for Jason Kidd, for instance.  And he wasn't exactly shy during the Shaq feud.

You have to realize James' post wasn't about the Cavs players.  He just turned the owner's own words in his moronic newspaper ad against him.  Dan Gilbert is the one who said karma is gonna get you, yadda yadda yadda.  James pointed out karma works both ways.



Since: Oct 31, 2006
Posted on: January 13, 2011 6:35 pm
 

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

Explain to me how saying "Karma is a bitch" is "talking trash". I dont care one way or another about LeBron James but i fail to understand how that is comprehended as "trash talk".


philsfan1
Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: January 13, 2011 5:48 pm
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Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: January 13, 2011 4:35 pm
 

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

i didnt know Lebron knew how to read



Since: Feb 10, 2007
Posted on: January 13, 2011 3:47 pm
 

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

Karma is a B%#@ .... so cliche .. just like LeWrong Blames.   I guess when LeWrong tears a ligament in his knee, we can all say, what goes around comes around.   When will this TOOL just shut up?   I'll tell you when .. NEVER .. he's TOO DUMB to know when to be quiet.  Typical uneducated spoiled athlete ... PATHETIC



Since: Mar 8, 2008
Posted on: January 13, 2011 2:21 pm
 

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

LOL. The Cavs started the trash talk with LeBron...who, BTW, had played out his contract and was free to sign anwhere. Now his sends out a relatively mild tweet, and he's being "cruel"? LOL. Crybabies.



Since: Oct 20, 2009
Posted on: January 13, 2011 1:14 pm
 

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

Like it or hate it...this trash talk is great for the game. Lebron is bringing excitement and he's going to make it competitive again.



Since: Jun 7, 2010
Posted on: January 13, 2011 1:13 pm
 

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

Based on their owners comments Cleveland lost whatever sympathy they were going to receive, I don't like the Heat but when they were struggling everyone enjoyed it. Some Cleveland players laughed on TV about the Heat and the Cavs have almost identical records at 9-8.    I guess it's not funny anymore.  Lakers will have the last laugh!!




Since: Jun 25, 2010
Posted on: January 13, 2011 11:45 am
 

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

_ _ _ _ Lebron James and _ _ _ _ the NBA. 



Since: Jan 14, 2009
Posted on: January 13, 2011 10:43 am
 

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

queen lebron got his karma


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