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Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 at 5:15 pm  |  29 responses

LeBron James Hates When People Say Teams Match Up Well Against Miami


The Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat appear headed for a first round Playoff matchup, and Brandon Jennings seems to think his team has a chance against the defending champs. LeBron James does not. King James shot back at reporters who brought up the potential postseason matchup. Per the Journal Sentinel: “The game Tuesday could be a first-round playoff preview although James said a regular-season game could not be compared to Game 1 of the playoffs. ‘I really hate that question, personally,’ James said of how the Bucks match up against the Heat. ‘I hate it when people say people match up well with us. We don’t really care about it too much. We want to go out and take away from what they do best. They’re very good with dribble drive, dribble penetration. They share the ball and play at a high level.’ Bucks guard Brandon Jennings said a few weeks ago he thought the Bucks match up well against the Heat, even though Miami is the runaway leader in the Eastern Conference. The Heat can tie a franchise record by posting its 61st victory Tuesday night. ‘That’s OK,’ James said. ‘If they feel that way, they have us in the first round. We’ll see how well we match up. It’s OK to think that way and you can believe that way. They should though. We’re all NBA players for a reason. Teams are put together for a reason to go out and play. I’m not here to take shots at anyone. That’s not what we do as a team. We just go about our business and whoever we have in the first round, we’ll be ready for them.’ Bucks coach Jim Boylan made it clear after his team’s shootaround that the focus is on catching Boston for the seventh spot. That would mean the Bucks could avoid a first-round matchup against Miami and likely would play New York instead.”

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  • RedDragon10

    Jim Boylan has the right idea, but boy would I love a Boston-NY first round match up.

  • MUBWAR

    me too. i wanna see the knicks sent home in the first round just so i can come and read funny comments on slam the entire summer.

  • The Seed

    Bucks beat Heat, 1st round if, Brandon Jennings hits 50% of his 3pt shots and Ellis averages 15pts a game in the paint off layups. BOOK IT!!

  • Perry the PlatyPteranodon

    1. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
    2. Even if that did happen, the Bucks wouldn’t win
    3. You’re a dumbass

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez

    Jay Hova can do no wrong.

  • roscoe

    Bron bron just gave away the secret recipe!!!!!

    MIA secret is to take away what your team does best…

    this is chess not checkers. Your move all other NBA teams

  • James

    naming impossible things so that the bucks win? Two can play that game

    Bucks win if

    1.Chris bosh rejoins his pack of dinosaurs

    2.a meteor falls on south beach

    Book it!!!!

  • Yi-Cheng Chen

    I am just they have other secret recipes to offer along the way.

  • http://www.facebook.com/chris.callihan1 Chris Callihan

    I think these guys missed your sarcasm. Well, hopefully sarcasm

  • RKJ92

    There was no sarcasm there… Chris Callihan, meet The Seed..

  • RKJ92

    1. check
    2. check
    3. ohhhh yaaaa.. check, check, check

  • Amanda B. Cabral

    until I saw the bank draft saying $9009, I didnt believe that…my… brothers friend could actualy erning money in their spare time from there pretty old laptop.. there neighbour started doing this for only about 16 months and recently repayed the loans on their house and bourt a brand new Toyota. read more at, Big31.com

  • http://www.facebook.com/chris.callihan1 Chris Callihan

    Lol, glad we got introduced

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez

    kill em bron!

  • Caboose

    ANY TEAM CAN WIN IF THEY APPLY THE “LeBRON RULES!” PLEASE READ MY DAD’S BOOK!!!

  • Brownjesus

    Wow thats amazing. With an old laptop?? Preposterous! Tell me more

  • danpowers

    i dont really get the idea of avoiding miami in the first round to go against the knicks. a sweep is a sweep

  • Anthony Dixon

    Lebron does care lol . chicago matches up well with them .

  • http://twitter.com/apowellAdvocate Allen Powell II

    What he really wanted to say was:
    “If they matched up with us, they wouldn’t be an eighth seed.”

  • roscoe

    i think you were saying MIA has other secret recipes & I agree with u Yi.

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    lol

  • http://twitter.com/sooperfadeaway nbk

    nope, he’s sincere.

  • Lorne

    Apparently not in the playoffs tho.

  • Slick Ric

    We haven’t seen them in the playoffs “tho”

  • Slick Ric

    Stop whining Lebron.

  • Yi-Cheng Chen

    That is correct.

  • http://www.facebook.com/chris.callihan1 Chris Callihan

    Yea, we saw them in the playoffs when they had the mvp…

  • http://www.facebook.com/chris.callihan1 Chris Callihan

    The seed is actually Skip Bayless’s alias

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