LeBron James Shrugs Off McRoberts’ Forearm Foul, Leads Heat To Win

Despite a tendency to relax after a pretty overwhelming Game 1 win at home, the Heat held on against a feisty Bobcats squad that had to deal with a tough injury to the focal point of their offense. But LeBron James was active all night, scoring 32 on just 17, handling a pretty tough foul, involving his teammates and throwing down a sick breakaway rim-rocker.

Here’s the tomahawk LeBron put down after the Bobcats threw the ball away and James pounced on it.

As per that forearm shiver McRoberts gave ‘Bron later on in the game, James was noncommittal when asked whether it was a flagrant after the game:


McRob claimed it looked worse than it was, and said the forearm to the gullet was unintentional:


Regardless of Grizzly Adams’ intentions, James and the Heat cruised to the win, becoming the only first-round team with home-court advantage to win their first two games.

Did McRoberts intentionally slam LeBron with his forearm?

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