James was called up for two coaches after he argued a no-call in the third quarter against the Heat.
LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his 15-year career during the third quarter of the Cavaliers game against the Heat on Tuesday night.
With the Cavs up 93-70 with just two minutes remaining in the third quarter, James drove to the basket while being guarded by James Johnson of Miami. Johnson hit the ball and James missed a runner. After no foul was called, James ran in the direction of referee Kane Fitzgerald and waved his arm in protest. After Fitzgerald gave him his first technique, James did not turn around and continued arguing, which led to the second technical and automatic ejection.
James had a good chance to record a second double triple in three games if he had not been forced. to leave early He had 21 points, 12 rebounds and six badists when he was sent off the field.
Historically, James has largely avoided the discipline of referees. He has committed a foul only eight times in the regular season and averages only 1.9 fouls for his career.
James' spectacular performance has helped the Cavs on an eight-game winning streak after a disturbing 5-7 start. For the season, James is averaging 28.6 points, 8.5 badists and 8.1 rebounds and is shooting 58% from the field and 42% from three.