Usually, it’s a big man with a free throw percentage south of 50% that pulls this one off. This time, it’s the greatest basketball player in the world showing that air balling a freebie can happen to anyone, at any time.
Kobe Bryant isn’t the only one feeling Father Time creep up on him. LeBron airballs a free throw – VINE: https://t.co/5WuQVuH3Iz
— Ryan Ward (@RyanWardLA) January 22, 2015
James has been battling the dreaded “flu-like symptoms,” so we’ll have to cut him some slack on this one. He did finish with a 26-9-7 line for the evening, so the airmail was the low point of the evening.
The Cavs avenged Gordon Hayward’s buzzer beater in the previous meeting between the two teams in Utah, as they won easily, 106-92.