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Why does LeBron keep flopping?

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Nobody questions the immense talents of LeBron James. The man is a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player and a nine-time All-Star.

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  • Do you think less of LeBron James because of his flopping?
    • Yes, his flopping isn't manly
    • No, whatever it takes to win is OK

Nobody criticizes his heart or on-court courage. Last season, King James finally got the championship that eluded and burdened him throughout his first eight seasons as a pro.

But there lies one remaining mystery, perhaps the final chink in his armor: Why the heck does the best player on planet Earth keep flopping?

He certainly will do anything to win. The latest episode occurred during Miami's Game 6 loss at Indiana on Saturday night, which tied the Eastern Conference finals series at 3-3. Game 7 is scheduled for Monday in Miami.

We are all witnesses to the evidence below as LBJ is seemingly floored violently by Pacers star Paul George by a phantom shoulder blow near LeBron's head.

Yes, the referees did bite and an offensive foul was called on George — even though LeBron actually ran into George.

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