Whatever LeBron James does is the subject of intense scrutiny, especially toward the end of an NBA Finals game. The air conditioning at the AT&T Center stopped working early on Thursday night during Game 1 of the NBA Finals and James, who has a history of cramping, was visibly bothered. When the four-time NBA most valuable player and the MVP of the past two editions of the Finals left the floor with cramps with 3:59 remaining, Twitter kicked into high gear.
Current and former professional athletes, pundits, and one rival sponsor, were quick to offer their takes in 140 characters or less:
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