Brendan Maloy
Monday June 9th, 2014

(via Deadspin) (via Deadspin)

LeBron James had a hard time in the wake of Game 1 with lots of people questioning his toughness after cramps kept him out of the game's final minutes. He decided to clear his mind of all the negativity before Game 2 with a nice solo trip to the movie theatre to see Maleficent, following a group yoga class, according to The Associated Press.

James quietly showed up at a theater a couple miles from where the Miami Heat were staying for a 5:40 p.m. showing Saturday of "Maleficent." And it's also why he and his regular massage therapist joined two strangers for a yoga class at 8 a.m. Sunday, where he focused on his breathing.

"I needed to get everything right," James said.

Spending 90 minutes staring at Angelina Jolie's cheekbones must have been just the thing for James, as he scored 35 points and led the Heat with 10 rebounds in their Sunday night victory.

The Heat star did not give a review of the Disney movie, but considering the conditions in Game 1, it's possible he was only there for the air conditioning.

[AP, via Deadspin]

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