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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.

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Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: June 13, 2011 1:03 pm
 

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

Attention LeBron,  the "Greater Man upstairs"  is also the one who looks after the people who are waking up today with the same problems they had yesterday.  I have a feeling He/She is a lot more concerned about these people eating and getting jobs than about you winning a ring.
So the "greater man upstairs" really isn't getting the job done either ?



Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: June 13, 2011 1:01 pm
 

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

When the Greater Man upstairs (perhaps David Stern) decides it's your time LeBrone; please let me know. With that inside knowledge, I'll hitch a ride to Vegas and bet the house (not Eddie) on the Heat to win a title. Not 1, not 2, not 3; hell; we all know the rest. Maybe with that extra income I could improve my lousy life, get rid of my cheating wife, tell my boss what I truly feel and get the heck out of this trailer park. Counting on you, your Royal Highness!



Since: Oct 10, 2006
Posted on: June 13, 2011 1:01 pm
 

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

From another thread I was on:

I asked LeBron to loan me a dollar but he could only come up with 75 cents, apparently that 4th quarter eludes him everywhere.



Since: Mar 12, 2007
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:53 pm
 

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

When LeBron talks about God, he is really referring to himself since he pretty much considers himself a god.



Since: Oct 19, 2007
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:51 pm
 

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

Lebron is a sore loser, plain and simple he thinks he is a basketball God himself and has some great path of destiny.....but in reality he has to work harder and become a better teammate to win the title.  The same as with Dirk early in his career, and Dirk worked harder and became a better teammate/ leader and got rewarded for it.  Lebron needs to get it out of his conceited little head that he isn't special and the Heat aren't special...they are nothing more than the 2nd best team this year and he should be saying things like 'I'm gonna work my tail off and do anything and everything this offseason so the Heat can get back to the finals and come away winners next year.'  Instead he can only say it wasn't in God's master plan for me to win this year?  Cut me a break and check your ego.  Maybe even go as far to give the other team a little credit.




Since: Oct 14, 2010
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:37 pm
 

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

Attention LeBron,  the "Greater Man upstairs"  is also the one who looks after the people who are waking up today with the same problems they had yesterday.  I have a feeling He/She is a lot more concerned about these people eating and getting jobs than about you winning a ring.



Since: Jun 27, 2010
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:14 pm
 

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

Breaking news LeBron-GOD IS NOT A MAN!




Since: Aug 6, 2010
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:11 pm
 

Lebron,you're right, but it's the Sports Gods...

I wrote this on another thread.... 

You can also charge this one to the Sports Gods-it shouldn't be so easy to just pile onto one team and win a championship, dues have to be paid. Ask Kobe, Karl, Gary and Shaq. 
 
Imagine if the Heat had won, they would have almost ended the NBA as we know it. A bunch of star players would be leaving skid marks and disillusioned fans & temporarily wrecked franchises running away from their first teams to play together. Lebron has already run his mouth talking about contracting weaker teams. This is good news for Wizards fans-it should give a young, good player (he's not a "star" yet, IMHO) such as John Wall pause when considering ditching the team come free-agent time-the grass ain't always greener..... 
The Sports Gods just couldn't let this happen and they didn't. 



Since: Jul 25, 2008
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:10 pm
 

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

Don't you love it?  James should be kicked to the curb just for trying to pass the buck to the Almighty.  I have nothing but disdain for those – in or out of sports – who uses the "God's will" card.

"The Lord is my alibi, I shall not want. . . ."




Since: Aug 6, 2010
Posted on: June 13, 2011 12:09 pm
 

Lebron, you're right-almost-The Sports Gods.....

I wrote this on another thread.... 

You can also charge this one to the Sports Gods-it shouldn't be so easy to just pile onto one team and win a championship, dues have to be paid. Ask Kobe, Karl, Gary and Shaq. 
 
Imagine if the Heat had won, they would have almost ended the NBA as we know it. A bunch of star players would be leaving skid marks and disillusioned fans & temporarily wrecked franchises running away from their first teams to play together. Lebron has already run his mouth talking about contracting weaker teams. This is good news for Wizards fans-it should give a young, good player (he's not a "star" yet, IMHO) such as John Wall pause when considering ditching the team come free-agent time-the grass ain't always greener..... 
The Sports Gods just couldn't let this happen and they didn't. 


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