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LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

Posted on: January 29, 2012 3:51 pm
Edited on: January 30, 2012 6:47 am
 
Posted by Ben Golliver

Everything was proceeding normally until LeBron James decided to jump over somebody.

The Heat's All-Star forward jumped completely over Chicago Bulls guard John Lucas III to complete an alley-oop from Heat guard Dwyane Wade during Sunday's matchup between last year's Eastern Conference finalists. With the Heat leading 14-7, James used a back screen from Heat guard Mario Chalmers to run mostly free on the baseline. Lucas, a 5-foot-11 guard, switched in an attempt to defend James once the lob action developed. James simply hurdled him completely, catching the pass with one hand above the rim and somehow managing to finish the dunk cleanly. Upon re-entry to Earth, James turned around and barked at Lucas, letting him know exactly what had happened.

"It's a great pass by D-Wade," James said in a televised postgame interview. "Without the pass, I don't finish the shot. Give all the props to D-Wade. I just went to go get it."

"Give all the credit to D-Wade," James repeated in a postgame interview posted on ESPN.com. "He threw it, I can't let him down and not go get it. It was a great play out of the timeout, D-Wade threw it and I was able to finish it... We're not 'Lob City' but we're doing OK." 

Simply ridiculous. Here's the video of LeBron James jumping over a defender to finish an alley-oop against the Chicago Bulls.
 

Comments

Since: Mar 5, 2007
Posted on: January 29, 2012 10:26 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

Obama is his number one nutsack rider.



Since: Jan 15, 2007
Posted on: January 29, 2012 9:32 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

How can the dude get posterized when #1 he is not tall enough to be in the picture and #2 he ducked



Since: Aug 11, 2008
Posted on: January 29, 2012 8:59 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

come on DeathStar... its the NBA not highschool... DUDE got posterized!!!




Since: Aug 11, 2008
Posted on: January 29, 2012 8:57 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

Lets go HEAT!!!!!!!!!!1  Heat haters just mad they dont have Lebron.... lol....



Since: Sep 16, 2010
Posted on: January 29, 2012 8:26 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

great play.  However, I find it more impressive when a player dunks on someone his own size.  He is SUPPOSED to be able to do that, so I yawn.



Since: Nov 2, 2009
Posted on: January 29, 2012 8:21 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

I'm gonna put that poster on my wall



Since: Feb 8, 2009
Posted on: January 29, 2012 7:47 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

I kinda feel a little sorry for Lucas people calling him a smurf or stepladder, and unfortunately for him this may be the play he is most remember for in his career. Ouch. This is going to be replayed alot throughout the year for sure. It's going to be crazy the amount of highlights the Heat accumulate this year.



Since: Apr 3, 2007
Posted on: January 29, 2012 6:54 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

The Don Rey,  nobody remembers LeBron burning the Bulls because LeBron also has a reputation as a choke artist under pressure in big games, exactly as you describe Derrick Rose, not because we hate him.



Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: January 29, 2012 6:34 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

Derrick Rose has had opportunities to burn the Heat in 3 straight games in the playoffs last year. He chokes again. 4 straight he can't handle pressure. He almost choked twice against Indiana and once did in the series and once against Atlanta. See even good players choke under pressure, but you won't remember that because people ride his nutsack. LeBron burns the Bulls multiple times in the 4th Q this year and last, but nobody remembers it because they hate the guy.



Since: Jan 29, 2012
Posted on: January 29, 2012 5:51 pm
 

LeBron James jumps over Bulls guard for alley-oop

lets start the Carter comparisions now. Except Lucas is 5'11 and ducking..


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