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LeBron James steps on lady's sandal video

Posted on: March 4, 2012 6:32 pm
Edited on: March 4, 2012 6:46 pm
LeBron James crushes a woman's sandaled foot. (ESPN Broadcast)
Posted by Ben Golliver 

Falling short late in games is surely frustrating, but that's no reason to pick on a defenseless woman.

On Sunday, Miami Heat All-Star forward LeBron James suffered a second straight defeat, as the Los Angeles Lakers emerged from a nationally-televised showdown with a 93-83 win at Staples Center. This after James had been ridiculed for passing on the game-deciding possession during a Friday night loss to the Jazz in Utah.

On Sunday, James' late-game folly was less about choking and passing and more about crushing and stomping. Indeed, James just demolished a gray-haired woman's sandaled foot during the game's closing minutes, rolling his left ankle in the process.

With a little bit more than a minute left to play in the game, James attempted to intercept an inbounds pass and went crashing into the courtside crowd. There, his foot landed squarely on the sandal of an elderly woman, who seemed none too pleased about it. James rolled around on the court briefly in pain but was able to continue playing. The woman, however, looked shocked, mortified and terrified, all in one.

James is listed at 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds so that's a lot of force coming down on the toes and toenails. He finished with 25 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks in 43 minutes on 12-for-26 shooting. 

Here's the video of Miami Heat forward LeBron James stepping on a woman's sandaled foot during the fourth quarter of a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.


Since: Dec 23, 2010
Posted on: March 5, 2012 3:35 pm

LeBron James steps on lady's sandal video

Just want to point out a few things. The face full of Lebron's ass was much worse than the stepping on the sandal. The utter disdain and uncaring on the woman's face and posture for Lebron and his plight at the end of the play is priceless, though probably a common reaction after any time Lebron has put his ass in any female's face. Glad to see she was otherwise okay though she should get checked for VD's now. Lastly, it looks like Lebron stepped out of bounds when he tried to save the ball, so the officials blew it again and Kobe's jumper should not have counted.

Since: Sep 7, 2007
Posted on: March 4, 2012 7:39 pm

LeBron James steps on lady's sandal video

Those sidelines seats are about 3 feet too close to the court.  It almost cost Miami a serious injury.  The NBA needs to make all the teams move those seats back some.  Its about player safety, and its about the GAME.  Can you imagine how lousy it would be to the Miami fans and ticket holders if LeBron was seriously injured - as in foot surgery and miss the playoffs?  And it isn't just LeBron.  Any star, any player is at risk.  And for what?  So some folks who can afford those seats get three feet closer to the floor???  Absurd.

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