LeBron debuts his new mask, Internet reacts

BY foxsports • February 27, 2014

Well, teammate Dwyane Wade did say it looked weird.

LeBron James debuted his new carbon-fiber mask during the Heat's game against the Knicks on Thursday night. James donned a dark mask to protect his broken nose and was clearly unencumbered, hitting 13 of 19 shots and topping 30 points for the fifth consecutive game in Miami's 108-82 win.

James had joked he was in talks with comic book companies to "come up with one of the greatest masks of all time" after breaking his nose during a win at Oklahoma City last Thursday. He said he plans to play with a mask for the next couple weeks, at least. "As much as I don't like it, I have to figure out how to make it work," James said.

"He played like Batman," Heat forward Chris Bosh said. Here's what the Twitterverse had to say: 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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