LeBron James attacked on Instagram for catching cramps during NBA Finals


LeBron James had to leave game 1 of the NBA Finals after suffering from leg cramps in the 4th quarter. After a power failure occurred at the AT&T Center in San Antonio and the air conditioning stopped working. Temperatures in the arena reached 90 degrees.

After James exited the game, the Heat lost 110-95. Along with the loss, James faced criticism for catching cramps. Gatorade took a shot at James by tweeting, “The person cramping wasn’t our client. Our athletes can take the heat.” James endorses Powerade energy drink.

On social media outlets Twitter and Instagram, James was attacked viciously.

Here are several memes that poked fun at James catching cramps.


A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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