LeBron James is not the world’s best free throw shooter. He is at 73 % for his profession and 71 % this season. However as a result of he is King James, he’ll get tons of grief each time one in all his free throws misses badly.
Living proof: his air ball within the third quarter Thursday in opposition to the Nuggets. It was nothing however web — simply the mistaken facet of the web.
Twitter, naturally, had ideas moments after that occurred. A few of its makes an attempt have been equally weak and off line.
Perhaps Twitter was distracted its hatred for the referees, who missed an inbounds violation James earlier within the recreation after which known as a number of fouls in opposition to the Nuggets. These have been clear indicators to the haters that the officers are in James’ pocket and the league desires the Lakers to win.
In different phrases, the peanut gallery was launching extra air balls.