LeBron James Apologizes After Doing Kent Bazemore Dirty

LeBron was feeling a bit bad for his teammate.

BYAlexander Cole
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Due to an ankle injury, LeBron James missed the last few games of the Los Angeles Lakers' season. To be fair, he didn't miss much as the team simply was not good enough to even make it to the play-in tournament. This meant LeBron got to be on the bench for the last few games, and it was here that he got to show the rest of the team that he is the true alpha dog of the group.

A prime yet hilarious example of this was just a few nights ago when LeBron essentially kicked Kent Bazemore out of his seat and then didn't even dap him up along with the rest of his teammates. It was a pretty hilarious visual that immediately went viral on Twitter, with some reinforcing the idea that LeBron is the puppet master in L.A.

LeBron eventually saw that this clip was going viral, and he opted to take action as he took to his Instagram story and wrote "damn @kennybaze, my bad G." 

Of course, this was just one of those harmless moments between teammates, however, it didn't stop fans from speculating that LeBron is fishing to have Bazemore off the team next year. After all, this Lakers roster needs a huge overhaul.

Let us know what you thought of the viral moment, in the comments down below.

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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.