LeBron James clarifies his angry comments about the Cavs' 'top-heavy' roster

BY Dan Graf • January 24, 2017

LeBron James’ frustration with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ roster construction spilled out in an uncharacteristic stream of expletives Monday night following the team’s second straight loss, and his comments have been the talk of the NBA on Tuesday.

So much so that James took to Twitter on a day off to further explain himself:

https://twitter.com/KingJames/status/823966345888927745

https://twitter.com/KingJames/status/823966515552731138

Here are the comments that set NBA mouths flapping, via ESPN:

"It’s like when you don’t have bodies. It’s tough … The (expletive) grind of the regular season. We’re a top-heavy team. We have a top-heavy team. We top-heavy as (expletive). It’s me, [Kyrie Irving], [Kevin Love]. It’s top-heavy.

"I’m not singling out anybody … I’m not. Yeah, we won [the championship], but (expletive), you know what, let’s see if we can do something.

"We need a (expletive) playmaker … I’m not saying you can just go find one, like you can go outside and see trees. I didn’t say that.”



 



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