Unlike Chuck, I don’t give a damn about people ooh’ing and ahh’ing over a dunk like LeBron’s or DeAndre Jordan’s. Getting your balls busted for getting posterized in basketball is nothing new… and in today’s internet age, that means Photoshops, tweets, tumblrs, wikipedia edits and whatever else. As far as I’m concerned, fans will spend a day or two getting their jollies about it and they’ll move on when Blake Griffin catches someone else.
“It was one of my better ones,” James told reporters in Miami. “And the fact that it happened to J.T. made it even that much sweeter. Because I think we all know what J.T. talks, and he talks too much sometimes and I’m glad it happened to him.”
The only thing that could have made that quote palatable would have been a Sideshow Bob-type follow up “I’m well aware of the irony of trash talking in order to decry it, so don’t bother pointing that out.”
Look, Bron Bron… while I don’t give two shits about people having a little fun at JET’s expense, you shouldn’t get all proud of yourself for dunking on a little guard, especially when your little chest puffing routine got a tech that really made that a 1-point play. You’re lucky Pierce’s 3 didn’t go in, thus rendering your histrionics as part of the reason for the historic streak ending.
Just smile, move on, and hope you don’t meet Boston in the playoffs.