Kevin Love assumes Chris Bosh’s role of LeBron James videobomber (video)
When it comes to videobombing, few players in the NBA have perfected it to such a degree that it transcended mere sideshow buffoonery and developed into something of an art form than Chris Bosh.
The Miami Heat superstar turned the videobomb into a highly anticipated post-game act of shenanigans, especially when it involved then-teammate LeBron James.
Well, now that James has moved on by returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers, somebody apparently had to pick up the slack when it comes to videobombing LeBron following games and that role apparently has been taken on by Kevin Love, although Dion Waiters also took part in Monday’s on-court, post-game antics.
Bosh warned Love about playing with James, that it could be “extremely frustrating,” and perhaps Love is taking on Bosh’s quasi-subservient role before, during and after the game.
Following Cleveland’s 118-111 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, James and Kyrie Irving were being interviewed on the court. Towards the end of post-game chit chat, Love appeared in the background and proceeded to hop on James’ back, arguably a fitting display of symbolism for the Cavaliers’ title aspirations.
Also perhaps symbolic of how the Cavaliers hope to get on a roll is the play of the team’s so-called “Big Three.” James led the way with a triple-double, scoring 32 points, pulling down 12 rebounds and dishing out 10 assists.
Love chipped in 22 points and four rebounds and Irving matched LeBron’s 32-point output. The point guard also contributed five rebounds, and most importantly, notched nine assists. Perhaps all that discucssion of post-game confrontations between Kyrie and LeBron and whatnot will fall by the wayside should Irving continue to distribute the ball as well as he did Monday night.