Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Why won't anybody call out LeBron for being a liar?

Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau accused LeBron James of flopping when he was "shoved to the ground" by Nazr Mohammed in Game 3.  LeBron said this in response:

"I don't need to flop. I play an aggressive game but I don't flop. I've never been one of those guys. I don't need to flop. I don't even know how to do it. So it doesn't mean much to me."

Really LeBron?  Really?  You don't even know how to do it?  There is a mountain of video evidence to the contrary.  Try searching "LeBron James flop" on youtube and see what happens.  But what blows my mind is that he can get away with these comments without criticism.  One ESPN guy, Ryen Russillo, called him out with this tweet:

Russillo also mentioned on his show yesterday that LeBron often acts as if he's "been shot with a poison blowdart" when somebody brushes the back of his head, something I've been saying for years.  However, for the most part LeBron's ridiculous statement was received without argument.

I'd like to see a major news outlet feature a story called "LeBron, that's just not true," and show a video montage of his many, many flops.  Or even better somebody should say to him straight up in an interview "LeBron, watch this clip and explain to me how that 6 foot tall point guard who weighs 100 pounds less than you sent you crashing to the floor."  Why can't this happen?  How can he just lie like that and get away with it?


No comments:

Post a Comment

Back to homepage