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LeBron Gives Assist To Weather Service

by Zettler Clay IV

When LeBron James isn’t busy wrapping up another probable MVP season, he spreads his talents elsewhere (figured we can give the verb “take” a break for now). In his latest off-court dime, he lamented — or revered — Mother Nature’s omnipotence to the tune of four well-flooded shots from his car in his Coral Gables neighborhood.


“Miami ain’t always sunshine! Mother nature ain’t nothing to mess with. Rain rain go away, come back another day,” posted the Heat’s No. 6 on Instagram. The National Weather Service, being social media hip and all, responded with an alert, citing ‘Bron as a source in the new info:


It’s always great to see social media being mined for relevant events like floods. It’s even better when an athlete of a reigning NBA MVP’s stature takes time to send the world a view from his gloomy (relatively speaking) neighborhood. The National Weather Report tends to pay attention to these things. The nexus between social media, athletes and the world is being strengthened by one “despondent”  king of the world athlete’s  resident’s post at a time.