LeBron James Had To Be Carried Off The Court Because The Air Conditioning Went Out

[Insert joke about too much heat for the Heat.]

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LeBron James is the greatest basketball player that ever was, according to him. But there is something ever more powerful, against which even he was powerless Thursday night: temperatures in the upper 80s.

LeBron and the Heat were at the AT&T Center in San Antonio Thursday night for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Spurs. Near the end of the game, the air conditioning failed. Temperatures neared 90 degrees.

Hmmmm so I guess the air conditioning isn't working in this arena it's like 108 degrees and everyone fanning themselves

Adrienne Bosh@MrsAdrienneBosh

Hmmmm so I guess the air conditioning isn't working in this arena 😁😳 it's like 108 degrees and everyone fanning themselves

6:43 PM - 05 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Like a true king, LeBron was carried off the court — after getting cramps. He missed the last four minutes of the game because the heat was too much.

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The irony of too much heat for the Heat was not lost on Twitter:

Jordan would have fixed the air conditioning

Manu is not affected from the lack of air conditioning because his EPIC bald spot is very aerodynamic.

SportsNation@SportsNation

Manu is not affected from the lack of air conditioning because his EPIC bald spot is very aerodynamic.

7:53 PM - 05 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

WHEN WILL LEBRON FINALLY LEARN AIR CONDITIONING REPAIR AND BECOME A TRULY COMPLETE PLAYER?

Kevin McElroy@knickerbacker

WHEN WILL LEBRON FINALLY LEARN AIR CONDITIONING REPAIR AND BECOME A TRULY COMPLETE PLAYER?

8:04 PM - 05 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

"No Air Conditioning? I had to play a game in Looney Tune land." - Michael Jordan

Danny@dannyhogenkamp

"No Air Conditioning? I had to play a game in Looney Tune land."
- Michael Jordan

9:33 PM - 05 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Isn't Lebron a spokesperson for Gaterade? #irony #spursvsheat #HeatvsSpurs #nba

Eric Post@Ericsposts

Isn't Lebron a spokesperson for Gaterade? #irony #spursvsheat #HeatvsSpurs #nba

8:44 PM - 05 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

A/C goin out in#NBAFinals showed quickly who street balled growing up & who didn't. #StreetCred #HeatvsSpurs

Ryan Marshall@thestables1896

A/C goin out in#NBAFinals showed quickly who street balled growing up & who didn't. #StreetCred #HeatvsSpurs

8:53 PM - 05 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Best player in the world...........with working air conditioning...smh.

James K. Williams@jamesdubyou

Best player in the world...........with working air conditioning...smh.

9:09 PM - 05 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Neither the heat nor the Heat were too much for the Spurs, however, who went on to win 110–95. Also worth noting: The average high temperature in Miami in June is 87 degrees.

Jim Dalrymple is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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