LeBron James and Thunder Coach Scott Brooks Exchange Words on Court

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 29, 2014

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It's not every day that NBA coaches exchange words with superstar players during games. However, that's exactly what happened during Wednesday's game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat.

Tempers flared in the middle of the meaningful game.

During a timeout late in the second quarter, Thunder coach Scott Brooks had to be pulled away from Heat superstar LeBron James after this play:

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The Miami Herald's Joseph Goodman explained what happened:

LeBron and Thunder coach Scotty Brooks yapping at each other during the timeout. Brooks was sticking up for Reggie Jackson.

— Joseph Goodman (@JoeGoodmanJr) January 30, 2014

It was just an intense moment between two of the league's top teams.