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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: Jun 14, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 3:29 pm

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

what are nots and how do we take them from Bostons teams?

Since: Oct 6, 2009
Posted on: January 12, 2011 3:25 pm

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

ahhhhhhh cavs fans....WTH is in that town?..Cavs suck browns suck every team sucks...I thinks its just your owners who r messing things up for this town....Take nots From the city of many championship teams Boston

Since: Mar 7, 2008
Posted on: January 12, 2011 3:08 pm

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

I thought Karma was Hindu

Since: Jan 4, 2009
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:54 pm

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

Did you honestly use the word "mangina" in a sentence and expect anyone to take your comment seriously???  What a joke!


Since: Feb 8, 2008
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:48 pm

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

Hey Bearcat,

What multiple championships. Let him win one first then talk.  And yes, he wants the easy way out in life. Cavs owner did pretty much he demanded. Wasn't enough for Lebron because the media spoiled him. There are a few players better than Lebron.

ie. Derrick Rose, Carmelo, and Durrant. I'm only counting guys his age and younger here, otherwise there are still a few more.

Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:47 pm

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

When lebron comes back to Cleveland next time he's gonna be taken out.  And I don't mean on the basketball court.

Since: Sep 10, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:30 pm

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

Lebron. shut up. You are right Karma is a blank. which is why you will never win a championship.  You might as well head on down to Jared and buy your self a ring so you can pretend. 

Since: Dec 28, 2010
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:26 pm
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Since: Jan 24, 2007
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:21 pm

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

I don't buy that Lebron is 'embracing his role as the villian'.   I just think the guy is a little naive about how people viewing.  Is he arguably the best NBA player right now?  Yeah.  But that is really beside the point.  He seemed to think that the fans of Cleveland would understand why he is leaving.  Really?  Lebron, did you not see how Cleveland fan reacted when the Browns left?  When Lebron left, it might as well be the Cavs leaving.  The fans were bigger Lebron fans than Cavs fans.  What iced the cake, was "the Decision".  I think after that show, everyone knew he had made up his mind well before that day.  He left the team dangling out there when they could have been making moves to put talent back on that team.  After all of this, he still wants to frame himself as the one that is the victim or misunderstood. 

Since: May 3, 2008
Posted on: January 12, 2011 2:13 pm

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

He also needed the bald-headed freak with a huge last name to grab an extra rebound or two for him.

LOL, that one made me laugh.

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