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LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

Posted on: May 18, 2011 2:44 pm
Edited on: May 18, 2011 2:47 pm
 
LeBron James suffering with a cold before Game 2 against Bulls

Posted by Matt Moore


Lebron James told reporters after shootaround Wednesday before Game 2 against the Bulls that he's dealing with a head cold. From ESPN

"LeBron is also battling a cold ahead of tonight's Game 2. Said it has been bothering him for 3 days."

James obviously has a history of vague conditions developing at the, ahem... wrong times, such as his unspecified elbow injury last year against the Celtics. It's interesting that James developed this cold after a subpar Game 1, considering he told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel that he couldn't sleep before the game
"If I'm back home, just try to get in the gym," he said of how he otherwise handles sleepless nights and mornings. "I know they wouldn't allow me to come in here at 5 o'clock in the morning, so I decide to watch film."

"It took me about an hour and half to get back to sleep. It's exciting," he said just before noon. "I'm a little sleepy now, but I'm excited about the opportunity tonight. It's going to be fun."
via Miami Heat: LeBron James can't sleep before facing Chicago Bulls in NBA Eastern Conference finals - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com.

So before Game 1 of the Conference Finals, James couldn't sleep and instead got up and watched film, putting more stress on his body. Then after a languished loss to the Bulls, he develops a head cold. That's LeBron for you, taking a tense situation and finding a way to make it worse. That said, there's no flu or significant illness here, and it certainly won't keep LeBron out. But he probably should have kept it to himself, just to avoid the avalanche of accusations that he's once again making excuses.

Always James, always drama.
Comments

Since: Nov 27, 2010
Posted on: May 19, 2011 12:10 am
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

“The best kind of pride is that which compels a man to do his very best work, even if no one is watching.”  In other words, LeBron has none of this kind of pride, nor humility, nor courage.  He is a good basketball player, but he is a terrible role model.  He will always attempt to set himself up in a predetermined safe situation where he is protected or exalted regardless of the actual result, instead of just playing the game.  It begs the question, how can someone be so talented, yet so timid?  Stay tuned, there wil be more.




Since: Jan 30, 2009
Posted on: May 19, 2011 12:07 am
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

Isn't Kobe usually hurt, too?  What's the difference?



Since: Feb 15, 2007
Posted on: May 19, 2011 12:01 am
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

Hey idiots....shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh



Since: Dec 20, 2006
Posted on: May 18, 2011 11:41 pm
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

nuff said
29 points - 10 rebounds - 5 assists -85 -75 Heat win - enough said



Since: Mar 28, 2008
Posted on: May 18, 2011 11:36 pm
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

you could hear in his voice he had a head cold.   i also love a reporter questioning wether someone else is sick or not.  i am sure medical school is covered somewhere in journalism school.   probably right after the class that teaches you to write at an 8th grade level.

what a freaking joke of an article.

at least try to be a professional and not let your obvious dislike of james color your work production.   again, try to be a professional sports writer, spare us your ignorant medical second opinions.




Since: Jan 31, 2011
Posted on: May 18, 2011 9:49 pm
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

oh no a cold. fucking tit baby. phillip rivers played a partially torn acl. shut up lebron



Since: Nov 1, 2010
Posted on: May 18, 2011 8:09 pm
 

LeBron James dealing with being a wuss.

^ nuff said




Since: Jan 4, 2007
Posted on: May 18, 2011 7:58 pm
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

HA all the haters come out and play after the Heat lose 1 game!!!! LMAO get a life already...at least wait until after tonight to see what happens then give Lebron all the crap you want.



Since: Mar 6, 2010
Posted on: May 18, 2011 7:42 pm
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

Just another pre-conceived excuse for when he quits...again.



Since: Nov 25, 2009
Posted on: May 18, 2011 7:07 pm
 

LeBron James dealing with cold prior to Game 2

"Can I get a binky for baby Bron Bron?"




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