The reception in Cleveland is coming in clear.
Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers
Tags: Chris Bosh, Dan Gilbert, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Miami Heat
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Seems like coach spo has VERY,VERY little faith n his bench. He has wade still on the court
Wasn’t the night the haters expected I guess but I’m sure they enjoyed the show
Well, so much for LBJ not having killer instinct.
Doesn’t get much more “Bond Villain” than going into a hostile environment and laying down a smacking on your hometown crowd.
“YESSS, YEASSS, EMBRACE THE DARK SIDE, BRON”
“GIVE IN TO YOUR ANGER, YEASSS”
Cavs fans are choking back their boos faster than Dirk is choking on a game winner (Lang wouldn’t post that, sorry Dark)
ARRRRRGHHHH, Why Juk’s, WHYYYYY?
you couldn’t just keep Dirk outta this could ya.
I’m still trying to figure out what’s so “Special” about that LeBron guy.
If anyone wondered why Lebron ditched the Cavs, I think you now have your answer.
After this game and the others I’ve watched from him b4, my thoughts on LBJ are : He definitely can b 1 of the best 2 ever have played this game, he has the “talent” and that fire in him, but he should get his $hit 2gether, man up, grow up… (I’ve still not figured out what all those talking with the Cavs bench were about… Maybe some mind games a la Phil Jackson 2 get m outta their game, if so, he’s succeeded amazingly, but if he was just looking 4 some empathy, he needs 2 forget about that)… If he doesn’t get that mental tuffness, he may b just another Barkley, Malone… It takes more than “talent” 2 win… Or he may just “continue his greatness”, whatever that means…
i REALLY can’t wait for the articles on Slamonline tomorrow (and the comments wars that will accompany them)
Oh it’s past 4a.m… What am I doing up?
Damn, fresh prince where are you at? Cambodia!
So the Heat won the championship tonight, right?
Respect to Lebron for that game but c’mon it was the Cavs this game did not prove anything other than LeBron is not a Pu$$
Cleavland got served on national TV twice!!! What’s the big HYPE again????? There was nothing SPECIAL about the CAVS fan and their boring BOOOS, boring!!!!
you guys keep sayin lebron is so good cuz he went into a hostile enviroment and whooped the other teams ass. well NEWSFLASH. lebron is playing against the cavs not their fans. and the cavs sucked. plus all of them except mo williams were tryna talk and joke around with Lebron. it was clear this game didnt mean as much to the cavs as it did to their fans.
i see operation downplay is already in full effect.
Darksaber, just wait till tommorow when General Patton aka ” Mr Bron is not special” commands the operation. You would think that it was DDay all over again.
I’m not downplaying anything …amazing game by LBJ
(he could have scored 50) but he did against a team
that is an 8th seed at best.
Hey off subject but in all these articles chats discussions whatever I see nothing about the Jazz or Mavs and there 7 game win streaks and they play tomarrow! Im so sick of the Heat talk, when they win and beat a legit contender discuss it by all means! Talk about those who are relevent, look at the spurs there back at the top!
Im not down playing anything…amazing game by LBJ
(he could have dropped 50) but he did it against a
team that is an 8th seed at best. But a Grown Man game
“LeBron is good at beating Cleveland, he’s just on a different team this time. #GAME5″
From Twitter account Cavs_chants
you should read through ‘em again, Holiday. there are enough fans of other teams on Slamonline, and i for one love to big up my Favs (Mavs).
Heat, Lakers and (all of a sudden) Bulls are just the lightning rods on this site atm, with the most discussions.
I cant downplay anything I didnt hype up in the first place. As its been said, an underachieving team beat another over matched sub .500 squad. If you really want to set the bar that low and this was actually worth celebrating, congratulations.
Goodbye haters. LBJ and Co show them with their performance. LBJ, Wade and Bosh really put it down on the team with zero All-Stars on their squad. Way to go, fellas! Looks like LBJ definitely made the right choice going with Wade, Bosh and Co over Mo, Andy and Co. Staying in Cleveland would have been the Em’ Same Song and Dance, number, right? At least now LBJ and his buds can knock off the lesser-lights of the league. They might still have trouble with the over-.500 teams at this point, but that’s sure to change with their ultimate talent level, not to mention the heart of a champion that Wade shows every night.
“Looks like LBJ definitely made the right choice going with Wade, Bosh and Co over Mo, Andy and Co” … don’t you think last season’s Cavs team with LBJ would have done the same to a Heat team with Wade and Bosh???
@JM…absolutely. My sarcastic point, for sure.
For instance: Wade is getting thrown under the bus by the 4 Miami fans repeatedly. He’s the problem they say. His demeanor has been less than spectacular. So the “heart of a champion” comment is a shot at that.
i guess i am gay
feels good to get it out
Myles: cute. As Dan LeBatard said, a Miami win is irrelevant but a Cleveland win would have “confirmed” a lot. Bill Simmons predicted a blow out for the Cavs. A lot of “experts” thought there was no way LBJ could have a good game in that environment. Chuck even said that there was no way he’d throw the powder. Maybe YOU didn’t say that but let’s not pretend that it wasn’t out there. This game has been a big deal since the schedule was announced and now we should just sweep it under the rug?
the fans should be more mad at the cavs players rather than LBJ, the players didn’t show up tonight when it mattered the most to their fans. the cavs demise begins now!
Whats cute? This is so stupid. “A Miami win is irrelevant.” Exactly. I have higher standards for this team and so should you.
It’s funny that people are quick to dowmplay the heat record but who the hell have the lakers played and beat so far? Everytime they have gone on the road and played a good team, they’ve gotten their a**es handed to them but since they are the “world champions” they get a free pass. Have the lakers even played a Top team yet?
Like reggie said,let’s c how miami does against the magic,lakers and heat. The heat did what they were suppose 2 do,which was 2 beat the cavs,an inferior team
So yes, you should sweep it under the rug, move on or whatever else you want to call it. The road to the chip doesnt go through Cleveland anymore and thats what theyre playing for. If beating a 7-10 team is their biggest win of the season so far then thats honestly not that impressive. What happened tonight was what any reasonable person expected to. I honestly dont care what Woj, Whitlock, Simmons or Confucius said.
I meant the celtics instead of heat. My bad
Yes, being a back to back defending champion earns them the benefit of the doubt. the Lakers havent played or beaten anyone of significance either. But theyve proven that they can. So please, stop deflecting, let that lame argument go and move on.
Who’s deflecting anything, I’m just stating facts. The lakers have played and beat no good teams yet people like you give them a pass because they are the champs. Well that was last year, people gave the ’07heat the benefit of the doubt after they won the chip the year before and look at what happened to them. Don’t count your chickens before the hatch and stop living in the past.
Great win for the Heat I think it’s a good momentum started. Glad LeBron had a great game cuz the Cav fans were pissing me off just let it go lol.
If you’re bringing the Lakers into the conversation when they have absolutely nothing to do with the Heat’s struggles then youre deflecting, fact or not. Another fact is that the Heat are 1-7 against + .500 teams. Id be more concerned with correcting that than comparing them to a two time defending champion.
“but since they are the “world champions” they get a free pass.”
EXACTLY. Even the Celtics get half a free pass. The Heat? Sorry, no soup for you until you win a title. Then we give you respect. Not other way around.
Their biggest win was by 26 vs ORL. This was the most satisfying one for Miami fans, it’s always fun to shut up the Wojos and Simmons of this world. Ain’t nothing wrong with that, kill joy.
And Myles wins that discussion handily
By this measure, Im sure there will be a parade when they beat another team with a winning record. Im no kill joy, just a realist. Again, I have higher standards for this team. I doubt theyre celebrating, but you guys go right ahead.
Who the hell is celebrating this win ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
Not a huge LBJ fan, but he sh*ted on the cavs today (Sydney Aus Friday).
Celts fan through n through. I went to bed happy when Mia lost to them on the season opener, but gotta say I was kinda rootin for ‘Bron today.
I can just imagine how much his unrepentant demeanor in that post game interview must have irked cavs fans.
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