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LeBron James listens to Rick Ross' Tim Tebow rap

Posted on: January 14, 2012 1:25 am
Edited on: January 14, 2012 1:31 am
Posted by Ben Golliver

LeBron James not only relates to Tim Tebow, he turns to rap songs about him for inspiration.

During a Thursday night game between the Miami Heat and the Denve Nuggets, an ESPN broadcast revealed that James listened to a Rick Ross rap song about the Denver Broncos star quarterback before the game for inspiration.

The song included the following lyrics, according to the broadcast, and James was reportedly rapping these words out loud.

"Thought I wouldn't make it, now I'm winning -- Timothy Tebow / 
Fourth quarter I'm back, fourth quarter in fact /
Fourth quarter, that's that."

The song is titled, "F*** em."

Earlier Friday, James told the Palm Beach Post that he relates to Tebow because they both face intense scrutiny. 
"He's one of the most intriguing, competitive athletes that we have today," James said. "He's all about winning, and he praises everybody but himself. He's a very humble guy, and I respect that, all the way back from when I watched him when he was coming off the bench at Florida behind Chris Leak, all the way to him winning the Heisman, winning the national championship, to now starting for the Broncos."

"You know, I'm one of those guys who has been in those shoes before, as well," James said. "Still in that boat, where a lot of people doubt you, and you've just got to try to prove them wrong. So I understood a lot of what he's going through, what he went through, and it's good to see him have success now. You want to see greatness, you always want to see guys succeed. Especially when people count you out from Day 1. That's what I love about him. I always tweet about him. He's always great to watch. I try to catch all the Broncos games when I can, if my Cowboys are not playing."
Tebow is already developing a reputation for his fourth quarter comebacks. James, though, is still trying to shake the label that his best performances don't come in the clutch. Earlier this week, he struggled down the stretch of an overtime loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, missing multiple free throws and committing a costly foul.

Here's the video report of LeBron James listening to a Rick Ross rap about Tim Tebow.


Since: Dec 11, 2010
Posted on: January 14, 2012 7:33 pm

LeBron James listens to Rick Ross' Tim Tebow rap

rick ross and maybach music is boring and da rumors are rick ross is a wangsta and use to be a correctinal officer. but then again lebron is da guy who listen to time after time to get ready for a game so ya no suprise here.

Since: Sep 28, 2007
Posted on: January 14, 2012 2:46 pm

LeBron James listens to Rick Ross' Tim Tebow rap

For some reason I have a feeling God would hate the fact that Tebow endorses a company with the record of slave labor and other abuses that Nike has more than that their name comes from a non christian deity.  Seriously though Tebow deserves no grief for being one of the mutlitde of athletes that are endorsed by Nike any more than he deserves no greater praise than other NFL players who are devout christians.  He's not the messiah, he's not the antichrist.  He's just a nice kid with strongly held beliefs who should be allowed to be human and have his play praised when deserved without so much hyperbole.

Since: Dec 13, 2011
Posted on: January 14, 2012 2:30 am
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