The 2014 NBA Finals shifted to South Beach Tuesday night, and the San Antonio Spurs put on a clinic in the first half against the Miami Heat. They made 19 of their first 21 shots en route to a 111-92 victory, taking a 2-1 series lead.
After a disappointing game, there’s no doubt head coach Erik Spoelstra, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade didn’t feel want to speak to the media, but they knew it was necessary. What they didn’t expect to encounter was reporter Bobby Ramos.
First, Ramos posed a question — although it seemed more like a statement — to Spoelstra, talking about Miami’s poor play in their Game 3 loss. After his long-winded moment, Spoelstra simply answered by saying “Clearly.”
Put a point on the board for coach.
One would think he was done after those 15 seconds of fame, or no one would allow him back in front of the microphone. However, he came back for seconds when attention turned to James and Wade.
The question, plus LeBron’s reaction, can’t be explained and must be watched:
Not surprisingly, people on Twitter had plenty to say about this and it didn’t take long for his name to start trending. Here are some of the best:
The reactions turned from somewhat negative to more positive:
In case you were wondering about the credentials mentioned above, here is his personal blog, called Bobby’s Lobby. If you’re looking for an in-depth blog about the NBA, you’re out of luck. Whether he aimed to or not, Ramos was successful in creating a post-game press conference that won’t be forgotten for many years.