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LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

Posted on: February 8, 2012 10:17 pm
Edited on: February 8, 2012 10:27 pm
 
Posted by Royce Young

Don't hold your breath waiting for an apology Perk, because LeBron's not giving you one.

After Kendrick Perkins called out LeBron James for a tweet gushing over Blake Griffin's poster of Perkins, LeBron naturally was asked about it and responded by saying he's not sorry for tweeting. Via the Sun Sentinel:

"From day one, that's why I got to Twitter, to connect to my fans. I would never apologize for anything like that when I’m connecting with my fans."

To refresh, after Griffin crammed on Perkins, LeBron tweeted, "Dunk of the Year! @blakegriffin just dunked on Kendrick Perkins so hard!!! Wow! I guess I’m No. 2 now. Move over #6.”

And he seemed to sort of twist the knife on Perkins too.

"I can see why he may have felt embarrassed. I don’t think I was the only one that reacted to that unbelievable play by Blake, and that's what it was all about, me acknowledging how great of a play it was. If Kendrick Perkins had dunked on somebody else on the other end, I would have done the same thing.

"I'm an easy target, let's leave it at that."

I'd say LeBron handled it well, but probably should've just said, "I don't care about Kendrick Perkins," but LeBron chalked it up to "connecting" with his fans. I don't really know how that's connecting, but LeBron seems to think so.

LeBron seemed to gloss over the point Perkins was making about caring about himself too much and being starved for attention, but that might've been intentional. But then again, he probably wasn't psyched about having to talk about this in the first place.
Comments

Since: Sep 29, 2009
Posted on: February 9, 2012 3:34 pm
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

FightClub....Have you seen Perkins lately? He's not as big as last year and lost a ton of weight. Definently not a fat boy anymore



Since: Mar 24, 2008
Posted on: February 9, 2012 1:04 pm
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

He was just stating the obvious. Perkins got dunked on whats the big friggin deal? Makes Perkins look thin skinned.



Since: Oct 17, 2006
Posted on: February 9, 2012 12:43 pm
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

I guess I'm not easily impressed in my advancing age. I saw the dunk, it was like about 10k other dunks in the NBA. So we know he can dunk a basketball. To bad he can't shoot free throws for shat!



Since: Nov 28, 2008
Posted on: February 9, 2012 12:37 pm
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

Perkins has a ring LeBron doesnt



Since: Jul 29, 2010
Posted on: February 9, 2012 10:53 am
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

Perkins isnt pissed because Lebron Tweeted about it.  There were lots of players that did that, the problem is, Lebron mention KPs name, and that is where it gets personal..... 



Since: May 6, 2007
Posted on: February 9, 2012 10:45 am
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

Perkins who??   LOL  I dont like Lebron but,  WHO CARES!  u got dunked on. get over it.



Since: Mar 24, 2008
Posted on: February 9, 2012 10:02 am
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

People spend far too much time on giving LeBron directions on how to be LeBron.  Back off guys I think he is handling just fine.



Since: Jul 21, 2008
Posted on: February 9, 2012 9:36 am
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

You can't spell Twitter without Twit.




Since: Aug 20, 2008
Posted on: February 9, 2012 9:29 am
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

I still think LeBron's dunk was more athletic and against an also ore athletic player, I mean how hard is it to dunk over some immobile , fat Perkins.



Since: Nov 1, 2010
Posted on: February 9, 2012 8:13 am
 

LeBron responds to Perkins, won't apologize

LeBron makes his own reasons for everyone to hate on him. It's his decision that create the circus around him 24/7. He can only blame himself.


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