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LeBron James, Mirza Teletovic Have to Be Separated After Flagrant Foul

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat during a game against the Brooklyn Nets  at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Joe FlynnContributor IJanuary 10, 2014

The Friday night "nickname game" between the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets took a turn for the dramatic in the fourth quarter, when LeBron "King" James got into a scuffle following a foul from Mirza "MT3" Teletovic.

 

James was originally called for an offensive foul for pushing Andrei Kirilenko. Then, as he ran in for a layup, James was wrapped up by Teletovic. James clearly took offense, and a brief scuffle ensued. 

According to Andy Vasquez of The Record, Teletovic's reaction to James' histrionics was one of amusement.

The reaction of Twitter came swiftly and strongly.

Teletovic was charged with a flagrant foul.

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