There are star calls, and there are superstar calls.
Last night, LeBron James was the beneficiary of a superstar call.
During the first quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' 121-96 win over the Utah Jazz, James blatantly traveled while bringing the ball across half court.
However, it went uncalled:
— Dave Fox (@Davefox2) December 5, 2019
Microphones captured LeBron speaking to a fan about the incident later on in the game.
"Yeah, I know that was bad. That was real bad. I didn't even know I did it until I saw it at halftime. That's the worst I've ever done. Yeah, that was f—ed up. I feel bad for them though," James appears to say as he gestures towards a referee.
After the game, James told reporters, "I think I was ready to pass the ball and my brain just kind of just... I had a malfunction. I really had a malfunction."
Some NBA fans also grew upset after LeBron walked onto the court during a live ball from the Lakers' bench to celebrate a series of blocks from Kyle Kuzma—and in socks, no less:
LeBron is so happy that he's coming onto the court with no shoes on during play pic.twitter.com/d5qGDfcmmn
— Eric Rosenthal (@ericsports) December 5, 2019
LeBron finished with 20 points, 12 assists and 4 rebounds as the Lakers cruised to their Western Conference-best 19th victory.
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