LeBron James Resorts To “Friendly” Deception To Keep Curtains Closed On Heated Ime Udoka Exchange With Hysterical Lie

Published 12/03/2023, 1:56 AM EST

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The Lakers defeated the Houston Rockets 107-97 tonight. But what got all the attention was the verbal altercation between LeBron James and Ime Udoka. The Rockets and LBJ already have quite a record. With Dillon Brooks’ supposed rivalry, James has his hands full with Houston.

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And now this. But when he was asked about the words exchanged post-game, King James’s response was one of a kind.

LeBron James has a comical response to his squabble with Udoka

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 Rockets’ coach Ime Udoka had to leave in the fourth quarter following a quarrel with James. Leave is rather a mild word. The referee ejected the controversial coach, and LeBron received a technical foul. The second time this season, the ref had no choice but to kick Udoka out. And when asked about their conversation, Bron had a sarcastic comeback, “Thanksgiving. How much we enjoyed Thanksgiving.”

Apparently, the two couldn’t wait until after the game was over to discuss the happy Thanksgiving they enjoyed. He confirmed the reporter’s  Prior to this, Cam Reddish had a light scuffle with Tari Eason. He got a T, following which the above two instances happened.

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After failing to subdue the Thunder on Thursday, LA came into the game with the sole purpose of winning. Which they did, but with a few hiccups. Anthony Davis led the scoreboard with 27 points and 14 rebounds, his personal double-double. Reaves followed with 18 points and James put up 16 points.

While many reporters can recount at least one hilarious interaction with the Lakers superstar, there was one who managed to get one over him.

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Just last month, Chris McGee pointed out that James was older than the Utah Jazz head coach, Will Hardy. Staring at the guy who brought this new revelation to the light, the Akron Hammer was speechless for a few moments. He even asked McGee to repeat the question for clarification.

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Completely stunned by this new information, he says, “Oh, wow. Oh my goodness. … That’s a good one. You got me on that one. That’s crazy.”

 

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It was quite a memorable moment for everyone. Pretty sure McGee will hold that incident close to his heart. LeBron will turn 39 this month, while Hardy is 35. But the ‘age is just a number’ idiom makes perfect sense in the King’s case.

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With no signs of slowing down, James’ explosive dunks and high-intense workouts are just proof of how mind over body works wonders on one’s performance. By setting new records and creating history, LeBron James continues to build an empire.

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