People Are Going In on LeBron Saying 'At the End of the Day, It's Just Basketball'

LeBron James

People Are Going In on LeBron Saying 'At the End of the Day, It's Just Basketball'

"Said while ugly sobbing on the inside."

Published June 7, 2017

Down 0-2 to the Golden State Warriors, the Cleveland Cavaliers are clearly in a must-win situation back home tonight for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. That being said, LeBron James isn't worried.

"It's something I am accustomed to," James said about the Cavs once again being overmatched by the Warriors early in the Finals, as reported by Cleveland.com. "It's something that I feel like is — that it's OK for me to kind of always go back and know that I can refocus. I can get my guys ready, get myself ready. But you hate to continue to put yourself in these positions. But, at the end of the day, it's still just basketball, man, and that's what gives me [comfort] and I'm more comfortable about it because it's just a game."

Wait...what was that last part again? "It's just basketball"? "It's just a game"?

King James said it, but the internet isn't having it, going in on the three-time NBA champ with zero chill for downplaying the Cavs' current position.

  1. LeBron Should Have Known That Twitter Was Going To Go In On Him For This

    LeBron says it's just a game.

    A post shared by Bleacher Report (@bleacherreport) on

    "It's just basketball"? Yeah...right.

  2. LeBron's Fans Took his comment as a sign that the King knows his Cavs are going to lose the Finals

    DAMN!

  3. And they told him not to give up!

    Do you take LeBron's quote as a sign of conceding or nah?

  4. Twitter threw rocks at the King's throne with zero chill

    This ain't right.

  5. Some fans felt like LeBron's 'Just Basketball' And 'Just A Game' Quotes Should End Any Comparisons To Michael Jordan

    Do you agree?

  6. Others Felt Like Kobe Bryant Would Have Never Said That, Either

    #Facts or nah?

  7. Oh what a difference a year makes?

    Hmm. Well, for what it's worth, King James can help the Cavs dig back into these Finals with a win over the Warriors in Game 3 tonight at The Land.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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