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Sports LeBron admits he stepped out of bounds, cracks joke at OKC's expense

17:21  13 january  2018
17:21  13 january  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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LeBron James steps out of bounds on a potential game-winning layup pic.twitter.com/7MUf5cv7Ff. Wondering what LeBron meant by 'Needed to be in OKC on that drive' 🤔. He ' s referring to the time Giannis got away with a baseline call against the Thunder 👀 pic.twitter.com/oWli2hBkmY.

LeBron James steps out of bounds on a potential game-winning layup pic.twitter.com/7MUf5cv7Ff. Wondering what LeBron meant by 'Needed to be in OKC on that drive' 🤔. He ' s referring to the time Giannis got away with a baseline call against the Thunder 👀 pic.twitter.com/oWli2hBkmY.

LeBron James was surprisingly light-hearted following his team's latest defeat.

The Cleveland Cavaliers relinquished a 22-point advantage to the Indiana Pacers on Friday, ultimately losing 97-95. The Cavs had an opportunity to take the lead late, but James stepped out of bounds, causing a turnover with two seconds remaining.

He owned up to the error after the loss - Cleveland's third straight and eighth in its last 11 contests - and even tossed in a joke.

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James is referring to an incident two weeks ago when Milwaukee Bucks phenom Giannis Antetokounmpo got away with stepping out of bounds before converting on a game-winning dunk against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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