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LeBron James tweets: God says it's not my time

Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:44 am
Edited on: June 13, 2011 10:11 am
 
Miami Heat forward LeBron James tweets that God said it's not his time to win an NBA title after losing the 2011 NBA Finals to the Dallas Mavericks. Posted by Ben Golliver.

Shortly after the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Miami Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals, Heat forward LeBron James took to Twitter to explain what happened.

"The Greater Man upstairs knows when it's my time," James tweeted. "Right now isn't the time."

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James finished with 21 points, four rebounds, six assists and six turnovers in 40 minutes in Game 6, as the Mavericks closed out the Heat, 4-2.

James, 26, is now 0-for-2 in NBA Finals trips. He also lost in the 2007 NBA Finals to the San Antonio Spurs as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers. His Finals averages: 17.8 points, 7.2 rebounds and 6.8 assists. For the postseason, James averaged 23.8 points, 8.6 rebounds and 5.9 assists.

This loss will largely be pinned on his shoulders. The Heat entered the Finals as heavy favorites, with three of the best four players in the series in James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Nevertheless, Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki and a solid supporting cast that included Jason Terry, Shawn Marion and Jason Kidd pulled off the upset in stunning fashion, closing out the series in American Airlines Arena, Miami's homecourt.

Comments

Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:57 am
 

LeBron James tweets: God says it's not my time

I'm pretty sure your ability to constantly choke and give up is why you lost, not because God decided that you shouldn't win this year.  Grow a pair and man up. Well he's gotta blame someone other than himself.
 



Since: Sep 21, 2009
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:56 am
 

LeBron James tweets: God says it's not my time

what else is he going to say? I GUESS taking his talents to south beach just wasen't enough.Cool



Since: Jan 15, 2007
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:48 am
 

LeBron James tweets: God says it's not my time

My word, this man is full of himself.


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