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LeBron

Dunks on Kid

Apologizes with Shoes

7/1/2011 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

LeBron James CRUSHED a young basketball player at a camp in NJ yesterday ... knocking the kid down to the ground during an erratic dunk ... but TMZ has learned, King James came through with a pretty awesome apology.

Lebron Dunks on Kid Video
The NBA star was playing a game of knock-out with the kids ... when he missed his shot ... and went chasing the rebound. Seconds later, LeBron comes flying back towards the rim ... slamming the ball and taking out the next shooter in the process. 

Afterward, the kid went to his Facebook page and posted, "Got dunked on by Lebron :-(  but he gave me his shoes so its alll good broo."

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16.

2muchinfo    

That's like Mayweather beating up on women rather fighting who he should be fighting in Manny

1212 days ago
17.

Joe    

typical ...

1212 days ago
18.

chicagannie    

Hope those shoes fit the kid...otherwise, what's the point?

1212 days ago
19.

Dave    

How great of Lebron, gives up something that didn't cost him anything to begin with. That guy has no class!

1212 days ago
20.

Rotten Puppets    

Finally.. Competition LBJ can win against in the playoffs. Children.

1212 days ago
21.

dean    

at least he takes the time to play with these kids and help then chase there dream.hes having a bit of fun hits the guy on the way down by accident and the whole thing gets blown out of proportion soooo much its funny. these media guys are so funny looking for anything to write about him in a negative fashion its absolutely ridiculous!! long live ''KING JAMES''.

1212 days ago
22.

Ih8Taxes    

Wow, his douchebaggery knows no bounds.

1212 days ago
23.

samson    

Why are people hatin' on LeBron for giving the kid his shoes? It's not like the kid got hurt, and they weren't even playing against each other, so the kid also didn't get dunked on.

What did you want him to do - buy the kid a house?

1212 days ago
24.

muhamed    

why was thaT idiota laughing the entire time....was it really that funny.... a kid get knocked to the ground by a grown man and you laugh at him and g out saying some lame world all star crap...who are these people?

1212 days ago
25.

1luv    

Can't beat real men so beat up on children?? What a *****!!

1212 days ago
26.

1luv    

I can't call him a ********? lol

1212 days ago
27.

Telstar    

What a punk. Didn't even care other people were playing, but he saw his chance to once again call attention to himself. He could have seriously injured that kid; but somehow I'm surprised he isn't looking around for a ref to call a foul on him. He probably said someething like "Hey, you shouldn't have been there..." And I guess he thinks a pair of shoes takes the place of an actual apology. I'd take a dump in them and mail 'em back to him.

1212 days ago
28.

fstblk    

Boy, I was ready to lay into LeBron until i saw the video.TMZ what was the problem he ran into the kid i'm sure it was'nt intentional.GEEZ!!. The kid was even taller then Harvey.

1212 days ago
29.

Mike    

Its a whole lot of Lebron Haters & Dirk "N*tSwingers" posting. You people need to get over it...I'm sure Lebron has. He's at a camp working with kids when he could be chillin on any island in the world sippin drinks on the beach. Like he said...all the haters have to go back to their same old lives (with all their problems). But he'll still be LJ...pulling down $50 mil a year.

1212 days ago
30.

Mr Money N Bank    

I don't care about Lebron or that kid, but that laughing was just plain annoying!!!

1212 days ago
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