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Cleveland Cavaliers small forward Lebron James questioned how a team could ever recover from such a devastating loss. 

By SI Wire
March 23, 2016

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After Northern Iowa blew a 12-point lead against Texas A&M with just 34 seconds remaining in Sunday’s NCAA tournament game, Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James questioned how a team could ever recover from such a devastating loss

When asked about the game, James joked that he couldn't continue to play the sport after falling victim to the largest late comeback in college basketball history.

“I would quit basketball. If I was on Northern Iowa, I would quit,” James said of the historic comeback.

James probably doesn’t actually think the entire Northern Iowa team should give up on basketball forever, but even the greatest players would need some time to get over a loss like that.

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