On Tuesday all of the LeBron haters jumped out of the birthday cake butt naked and ran down the street singin’ “The wicked witch is dead! The wicked witch is dead!” Why? Because the Cavs lost their fifth game in their past seventh game to the dull New Orleans Pelicans without Anthony Davis. That wasn’t the reason all of the haters were runnin’ up and down the street. They were fired up because LeBron kept it real with the dull media-types after the game when he said,
“I just hope that we’re not satisfied as an organization. I just hope we’re not satisfied.” He goes on to say, “We’re not better than last year from a personnel standpoint. It’s great to have bodies. Obviously, in the playoffs, you go down to what, eight max? And if somebody gets in foul trouble, you go to nine. You’re not playing back-to-backs. You have two days in between. You’re able to lock in.”
Then he says this, “It’s like when you don’t have bodies. It’s tough. “The f—ing grind of the regular season. We’re a top-heavy team. We have a top-heavy team. We top-heavy as s—. It’s me, Kyrie, Love. It’s top-heavy. No disrespect to DeAndre and to Kay, you think we can rely on them to help us win a playoff game right now? And it’s no disrespect to them. But it’s like, it’s not fair to them. It’s tough for Coach because we’re in the process of trying to win a f***ing championship.”
Let’s keep it real or all the way 100, whichever comes 1st! Bruh…it’s the regular season! All of you cats runnin’ around in the Hanes underwear with the tagless joints on need to take a chill pill. LeBron isn’t concerned about losin’ to New Orleans in a regular season game in January. He’s concerned about havin’ the necessary help to win a championship in June.
Everybody and their baby’s momma’s momma, Ms. Jackson, knows that Golden State and Cleveland will be back in the Finals! Golden State got better in the offseason and the Cavs have gotten worse. Golden State picked up KD and they’ve got a bench with veteran bigs like David West, Zaza Puchulia and JaVale McGee.
The Cavs on the other hand got worse!! Why? Because they’ve got no bench!!! You know as well as I do you’ve got to have a bench in the playoffs. They refused to re-sign Dellavedova and Mozgov! They lost veteran guard Mo Williams to retirement and J.R. Smith is hurt. Yeah, I know Mo Williams wasn’t killin’ boyz but he was a veteran player that could keep the water out of the boat while boyz were gettin’ a breather. So what 8 are they goin’ to go with in the heat of a Finals series with Golden State? They don’t have 8!!
LeBron’s mind is on June not January bruh!!! Bein’ top heavy doesn’t help them win a title because they’ve got no room for injury at all. He’s been there done that before in the 2015 Finals when he was out there by himself (No Kyrie or Love). No player in the history of the league has EVER won a title by himself. So by not havin’ a back up point guard that can come in and keep the water out of the boat is a real problem, especially if they’re goin’ to be playin’ Golden State.
Now did the dun use a poor choice of words when he said, “We need a f—king playmaker.” Absolutely!!! He’s the freakin’ playmaker and they’ve got Kyrie makin’ plays. However, they can’t afford to have to do what they did against New Orleans the other night . LeBron played 46 minutes as he put up a triple double and Kryie played 42 minutes as he exploded for 49. It’s the regular season! They can’t play that many minutes for the rest of the season and be healthy enough in June to win a title. Especailly not havin’ to play Golden State!!!
Here’s another thing boyz aren’t thinkin’ about when it comes to LeBron. I written about this in several Hot Joints in the past but known Hotter than the joint entitled “Diamonds” where I explained to boyz that no other player in the history of the league has ever had the pressure to win championships like LeBron. Not Wilt, Bill, Kareem, Bird, Magic or Mike!
None of those duns were ever compared to any other player in terms of championships like LeBron has with Mike. When Mike came out of North Carolina there was no expectation for him to win anything. Nobody said that if he didn’t win 11 championships like Bill that he would be considered a failure. And neither was any other player given that burden. Non one but LeBron.
So when he’s hollerin’ about gettin’ what he needs to win in June it’s real. Here’s another thing to think about bruh! He’s dealin’ with the same thing he had to deal with in Miami after winnin’ a title. A car full of duns that have already overachieved. Kyrie, Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson etc. are standin’ in the promised land when they had no expectations of ever gettin’ there. A dun like Tristan Thompson is livin’ the dream right now bruh! He’s signed a max deal! He’s won an NBA title and he’s hangin’ out with a reality star!! He’s battin’ 1000 bruh!
The only person in the car that still has somewhere to go is LeBron. Everybody else has already gone further than they ever anticipated goin’. So think about how hard that’s gotta be to keep boyz motivated to keep hustlin’ to win another one.
It’s real when they talk about boyz not havin’ the same passion after they win a title. There is a reason why more often than not Super Bowl teams don’t make it back to the Super Bowl. They barely even make the playoffs the followin’ year. Go ask the Denver Broncos if I’m lyin’! LeBron has been to 6 consecutive Finals and tryin’ to make it 7!!! I’m not mad at him for hollerin’ about gettin’ some help. Stop me when I start lyin’!
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1) Spit: verb – to say
2) Dun: noun – the person in question, dude, guy, etc. It’s whoever I’m talkin’ about and its non-gender specific.
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