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LeBron James hitting me wasn’t an accident

Isaiah Stewart continues to imagine LeBron James deliberately hit him within the face throughout final Sunday’s Lakers-Pistons sport.

Upon his return from a two-game suspension stemming from the incident, Stewart mentioned he wouldn’t handle the state of affairs once more, however made clear he feels James was within the fallacious.

“I watched the film,” Stewart instructed reporters on Friday. “Me personally, like I said, I didn’t feel like it was an accident. But this is my last time addressing it. My main focus right now is on my teammates and getting back to playing basketball. I’m not going to let that define who I am. I’m going to let what Detroit drafted me for define who I am.”

James was ejected for the incident after receiving a flagrant-2 foul, then suspended for one sport. Stewart, who had 4 factors and 12 rebound in his return in opposition to the Clipper on Friday, needed to be held again from going after James following the incident, which the Lakers stars says was unintended.

Isaiah Stewart doesn’t imagine LeBron James elbowing him was an accident.
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“There was a box-out on the free-throw line,” James instructed reporters. “His elbow bought type of excessive, it bought me — if you happen to look, if you happen to watch the movie — it bought me off steadiness just a little bit and his elbow lifted my arm, and I principally tried to swim transfer, swim down on him, on his arm. And after I swung down on his arm, he bought off steadiness and the left facet of his hand grazed my face.

“And I knew right away. So, I knew right away I had caught some part of his head. So I went over to apologize to him and obviously, you guys saw what happened after that. But definitely accidental.”

James mentioned that his ejection was warranted however a suspension was not. Upon returning Friday night time, James incurred a $15,000 wonderful for grabbing his crotch, which he mentioned was in retaliation to 2 Pacers followers doing the identical. James had two Indiana followers sitting courtside ejected throughout additional time.

“When obscene gestures and language come into it, can’t be tolerated,” James instructed reporters after win over the Pacers. “There’s a difference between cheering for your team and not wanting the other team to win, and things I would never say to a fan and they shouldn’t say to me.”