LeBron James called himself "the easist target that we have in sports" following Game 1 of the NBA Finals during which he missed the final 3:59 due to severe cramps. Well, King … prepare to face more scrutiny.
That was James leaving the court during the first quarter against the San Antonio Spurs Thursday night — yes — to use the bathroom. The move by the Miami Heat star predictably earned quite a response on Twitter.
LeBron James can't even got to the bathroom without scrutiny. .smh
— J P (@operations19) June 13, 2014
LeBron James obviously went to the locker room to quickly skim-read all your #tweets
— InsideHoops.com NBA (@InsideHoops) June 13, 2014
And that was just a mild sampling. There were some who went down the obvious road NFL offensive lineman Jonathan Martin chose to go down last week as well. James eventually returned and scored a game-high 28 points. But it was San Antonio that beat Miami 107-86 to take a 3-1 series lead.
"You heard it live"
Moving to a blooper from the U.S. Open, Dustin Johnson's tee shot on the par-3 sixth hole at Pinehurst hit a greenside microphone. The contact was quite audible during the broadcast.
Rosey vs. ball boy
Meanwhile in baseball, St. Louis Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal felt the need to take on a Tampa Bay Rays ball boy for some reason. Go figure.
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