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LeBron James

RIPPED BY GATORADE

'Our Athletes Can Take the Heat'

6/6/2014 6:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Gatorade Disses LeBron James Leg Cramp
Gatorade is thirsty ... for a fight -- because last night, the sports drink was talkin' serious SMACK to LeBron James after the NBA star left the game with leg cramps. 

Moments after King James was carried off the court like he was dying in San Antonio ... Gatorade went to Twitter and unleashed its inner troll on LeBron, who happens to be a Powerade guy.

"The person cramping wasn't our client. Our athletes can take the heat," Gatorade posted. 

When someone asked, "WHERE WERE YOU WHEN LEBRON NEEDED YOU????" ... Gatorade replied, "we were waiting on the sidelines, but he prefers to drink something else."

Even New York Giants stud Prince Amukamara chimed in saying, "Hopefully Lebron switches to @Gatorade #electrolytes #refuel."

Again, Gatorade replied, "@PrinceAmukamara You've always had good taste, Prince."

Your move, Bron. For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
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46.

FREEDOM    

IS HE COVERED UNDER OBAMA CARE.

118 days ago
47.

FREEDOM    

A LITTLE CRAMPING , SS HH II TT WHAT A BABY.

118 days ago
48.

Black Adam    

Look at that miserable Ho.......

118 days ago
49.

L. Ron Hubbard    

The owner of the Heat bought his "championship"!

118 days ago
50.

Tank    

@Jriley yes you are correct, leg cramps USUALLY don't take you out that long once the spurs tied the game there was no since of coming back in. Crap they only missed 2or3 shots the whole quarter. Your also right about the teams they have played I seriously thought the pacers were going to win, I'm from New York so I'm a melo fan

118 days ago
51.

Bill5martin    

Dehydration also causes SEVERE migraines. I used to be a fan of Gatorade. I am not anymore. It has nothing to do with LeBron either. Since I am not a huge basketbsll fan. I just think Gatorade should have kept their mouths shut. Obviously the Gatorade didn't stop his dehydration & Gatorade figured they would make the first move. Whoever made that call should be fired.

118 days ago
52.

tab58064    

All the other players who are suppose to be less that he "The King" played through the heat so i think the clowning of Lebron is well deserved!

118 days ago
53.

B4-I-FU-RU-18?    

Funny responses by Gatorade.

118 days ago
54.

Nic S    

Actually LeBron has to drink Gatorade during NBA games because it is their sponsor. Soooooo... people need to do their homework.

118 days ago
55.

Bambi    

LeBron is having the last laugh, Gatorade apologizing for the cheap shot tonight. He will be back with the eye of the tiger!

118 days ago
56.

bmwm369    

Gatorade(AKA Pepsico) is just water and sugar . People are so damn stupid. Electroyte my ass.

118 days ago
57.

celtics34    

I love the conspiracy theorists they turned the AC off so Miami would be too hot to play hey idiots it was just as hot for Indy and isn't it pretty hot in Florida at least thats what I heard

118 days ago
58.

Yurra Knutz    

Interesting comments.
Sooo... are people saying that they would not want James to play on their team?

118 days ago
59.

Dee    

That was funny.

118 days ago
60.

elmachomasguapo    

Gatorade has a point!

118 days ago
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