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by DJ Dunson on June 10, 2011

Would you believe me if I told you Nike predicted the single greatest meltdown in playoff history by a superstar in NBA history eight years ago?  During Lebron???s debut against the Sacramento Kings, Nike aired a television spot, which foreshadowed his play in the 2011 NBA Finals. The commercial featured Lebron receiving the ball at the top of the key, Lebron then puts the ball into a three-point stance before pausing at the top of the key.


His current Miami Heat teammate, Mike Bibby, defended Lebron in the ad, looks around in confusion and gets out of his defensive stance. Arco Arena goes silent and the onlookers begin to murmur about whether the 18-year old, #1 overall pick could handle the pressure placed on his shoulders.

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June 11, 2011  11:23 AM ET

king james is choking in this entire series about as bad as any "superstar" has. he's going to have a long off season if he doesn't turn things around in the next game or two. bet wade is ready to stick the king's crown up his a**

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