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LeBron James rips NBA for rushing season following rash of playoff injuries

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LeBron James is not happy with how the NBA season has played out. There have been an NBA-record eight All-Stars who have missed time due to injury in the playoffs, and James, whose Lakers were eliminated after he and Anthony Davis hobbled through the regular season, expressed his feelings openly on Twitter.

James shot back at the NBA for discernibly rushing the season and not listening to his suggestions. Back in December, James, after coming off a championship, said he wasn’t expecting the season to start as early as it did following an abbreviated and congested playoffs in the bubble.

Here’s what James wrote on Twitter:

He followed those tweets up with two others, putting prayers up for Kawhi Leonard, who may miss the rest of the Los Angeles Clippers’ series against the Utah Jazz with a right knee sprain. He also pointed out that he understands the business aspect of the NBA’s decision and isn’t sympathetic to the decision to start in December.


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