Did LeBron James get into a post-game fight?
Not exactly. But J.R. Smith did push James out of the way of a fan brawl as the Cavaliers were making their way to the locker room after the Game 2 at the Oracle Center.
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"Yeah, I can't let nobody get close to the King," Smith told the Beacon Journal on Tuesday when asked about pushing James out of the way. "I'm one of his knights. That's what I'm here for.
The Cavs' postgame court exit was interrupted by a fight between fans pic.twitter.com/BwrxtwFtnH
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Why were the fans fighting? The team hasn't released an official statement, but the theory has to do with an seating spat. Read more at USAToday.