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LeBron James walked off the floor during the NBA Finals. Here’s why

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James left the court. There’s a reason why.

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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James watches play against the Denver Nuggets from the bench during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference final Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James watches play against the Denver Nuggets from the bench during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference final Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Marj J. Terrill, Associated Press

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron Jameswalked off the court during the NBA Finals on Sunday night, but he wasn’t the only one.

  • Rajon Rondo and Kyle Kuzma left the floor, too.

Why did James do it? Was he frustrated with the team? Did he think the game was over?

Lakers coach Frank Vogel explained what happened:

  • “I think they thought the game was over,” Vogel said. “I don’t think they realized there was point whatever that was still on the clock.”

Reaction from the game

“This is not a good look,” ESPN broadcaster Mark Jackson said during the game.

Social media had a few reactions as well.