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'LeBroning' Becomes Latest Craze to Sweep the Internet

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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 13, 2014

LeBron James has been caught flopping plenty of times over the course of his career, but his most recent acting job was so over-the-top that it spawned an Internet craze known as "LeBroning." 

Let's check out how this trend started, via Business Insider's Tony Manfred:

via BusinessInsider.com

"Tebowing" may have been the most popular "-ing" trend we have seen in sports, but "LeBroning" is arguably the most entertaining. 

Vine has given fans a platform to show off their "LeBroning" skills. First up is Ronnie, the self-proclaimed creator of LeBroning:

That video appeared to have started the craze a while ago, but some are just now getting in on the act.

Here's a more recent Vine, via Jordan Liggins:

Terrell Gayhart goes out of his way for his: 

Classic.

Hat tip to Nate Scott of USA Today For The Win for the find and BuzzFeed's Rachel Zarrell for the original story. 

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