First Phil Jackson questioned the coaching situation in Miami, and now LeBron James (0:25 Below) is running into Eric Spolestra. On Purpose?

With all these things coming out of dysfunctional Miami. Voice of the Nation host David Brickley had to give you his take on the team that was suppose to be on their way to meeting the Lakers in June not 5th 6th in the Eastern Conference at (9-8)

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  • Robert.

    LeJerk is learning things the hard way. First, he mentioned (in an interview) that they can’t just win a game ‘playing off his anger’. I.e., even though he is mad about the backlash from his ‘decision’, he can’t just channel it and claim victories.
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    His bumping Spoelstra is clearly a sign of his being a ‘prima donna’, and it also mimics his style of play: he has to ‘run over people’ to get to the basket. I also noticed his ‘crab dribble’ in one of those plays on the tape, above. It was clearly traveling.
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    In the meantime, even though the Lakers lost today, Kobe put on a ‘magnificent’ performance. He was targeted today, and created some great shots on the way to 40+ points. His footwork and ball handling were exceptional. Too bad his teammates (Killer Bees) couldn’t deliver in key moments. Also, LO was doing well, but didn’t get many touches.

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  • evil empire

    The heat should fine Lebron to show that they have their coaches back.

    • 242LakerFan

      Did someone take their coaches away?

      • LOL

        ^ LOL

  • Genius

    damn i hate this lebron guy,,who the hell does he think he is,,i’d never seen struggling stars bump in there coaches,,he did this too, to his former coach in the cavs,,i hope this guy get punch when he returns to cleveland

  • Robert.

    LeBron is ‘petulant’, and will get what he wishes. Riley will come in (if not this year, then next), and work the heat ‘to death’ in practice. Is this what he wants? He should be happy to have a pushover coach (like Brown, during his stay at Cleveland).
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    Actually, his problem is that he ‘wants’ to do things his own way, and thinks that he, as a player, can just ‘will a win’. Well, EVEN MJ HAD A GREAT COACH. Did MJ win any championships after Phil?? LeBron needs a ‘good coach’, who can play strategy, and help the team. But he wants a pushover like Brown, Spoelstra to toss around, and to tell THEM what he wants to do? He can’t have it both ways. Either listen to the coach, or do it his way and NEVER win a championship. This is his big problem. It’s not gonna work out (even with all his ‘talent in South Beach’) if he continues this way.
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    Even Kobe played ‘second fiddle’ to Shaq in the early years, and had to do what the coach (PJ) wanted. That’s how they won 3 Championships.
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    BTW, this is one reason why I thought LeBron should have ‘taken his talents to NYK’. He WOULD HAVE had a great coach in D’Antoni, who could have easily built a great offense around LeBron, and been a title contender. LeBron’s style of play would have been ‘perfect’ for D’Antoni’s ‘run & gun’ style of coaching. Plus, he needed a ‘superstar’ power forward, like Amar’e, NOT a ‘slashing’ shooting guard, like DWade. (Since LeBron plays swing anyway).Too bad (for LeBron), but not for us!!!
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    Advice to Spoelstra (if he still wants to coach): study the 2005-2007 Phoenix Suns. Make LBJ the Point Guard of the team, period. You’re on your way out anyway; might as well give it a shot.
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    (actually, the heat are ‘stuck’. They will NEVER get an all-star center (with their salary issue now), and that’s exactly what they need. You think Dwight Howard or Drew, or the Lopez twins would go to miami? for peanuts? They’d probably have to trade Bosh for a center, which I’m sure nobody will do).

    • http://www.jackyang.info Jack

      Did you ever occur LeBron’s ego is too big to be coached? He also bumped/clashed with Mike Brown at some point when he was in Cleveland. It’s not the first time. Why do you think each team he’s been on runs the “give lebron the ball-get out of the way” offense?

    • http://www.jackyang.info Jack

      Sorry. I mis-read your second paragraph. Forget what I said lol.

  • Day

    what a joke, this makes me sick.

  • TOUCHING_MYSELF

    “…I’m bringing my talents to South Beach…”! Oh really? I see that you’ve brought your fcukin attitude, but where the hell is your talent? 9-8! That’s all your talent can get you right now? FCUKIN OVERRATED DIVA MOTHA FCUKA!

    “What should I do?” You should STFU and man up! You should own up to your underachieving play and stop blamin your coach! I’m sure it’s all Spoelstra’s fault that you, D(ouche) Wad(3), and B!tch can’t win a game out right! I’ve NEVER heard of a player complainin that he gets too much time on the floor! You’re such a little b!tch!

    What a fcukin CUNT!

  • lakerman1

    That is a downright shame and the look on Spolestra’s face is sad, he looks like a sick puppy, Lebron is finally showing who he really is a pathethic loser and the smug look on the 3 amigos face including Rileys when they were predicting multiple Championshipgs has now turn grim. He had a right to make his own decision about his life i will never deny a person that priviledge but if he ever runs out of money after all of his so call friends finish using him he will then see the errors of his ways or better yet just ask Antoine Walker after the duckets ran out how many friends he had left. They better have presidential security when he returns to Cleveland thats all i’m saying. I never cared one way or the other about Lebron because Kobe got some of the same treatment and why feel sorry for a multi millionaire, but if that was an intentional bump then i hope Lebon goes down in sports history as a never was hasbeen.

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      • lakerman1

        I am going to be front and center ( the TV that is ) when that game comes on. Lets see if Lebron can handle the pressure because the Cleveland crowd is going to boo his ass right out of the Stadium. This will be worse then the treatment Kobe got for the Colorado incident. Lebron should make his leach ass friends surround him for protection since as he stated in the Nike Commercial their my friends right. This game will be worth the price of admission. I am almost as anxious for this game as i am for the Lakers/Heat XMAS matchup. Don’t miss this one folks its going to be a riot one way or the other.

  • lakerman1

    Look for the blowup between he and wade believe me its coming, Lebron wants all of the glory and outside of his Fiends (not friends) he does not care who gets hurt. Lebron is out for Lebron. The ESPN special & the Nike commercial proves that.

  • Ruin818

    LMAO… Cant take the Heat.. get the hell outta the kitchen… The only thing that suprised me about the one hour special (which I didnt even watch just read about) is that he didnt say “Lebron James will be taking his talents to south beach”

  • http://www.jackyang.info Jack

    Chris Broussard from ESPn has learned recently that the Miami coach has called out, in front of the whole team, on Lebron for not taking anything seriously. I guess this is why he never wins the games that count because he can’t be serious. Read more about it here!

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/truehoop/miamiheat/news/story?id=5862172

  • MECKA

    Why the hell, would u post this on TheLakerNation?…i come here to get away from ESPN…I am very disapointed….

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      The right place to post it is on MECKAs a.ss

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  • Robert.

    Oh, it turns out that LeJerk and Spoelstra worked things out, right? How long is that gonna last?
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    Listen to T-Mac. DWade and LeBrick can’t coexist on the same team. They’re the same type of player. ONE or the other will have to play second fiddle. Which one will it be?
    T-Mac thinks he would have been better in Chicago. I think that NYK would have given him a nice chance to rebuild with a ‘different style’ coach (D’Antoni).