LeBron James Upset by Refs’ Controversial Call in Iowa–UConn Showdown

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LeBron James Furious With Refs Over Controversial Call at End of Iowa–UConn Showdown

The Final Four clash between UConn and Iowa at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse proved intense, with a contentious call in the closing seconds sparking controversy. Trailing 70–69, UConn’s Aaliyah Edwards was called for an offensive foul, halting their chance for a game-winning shot.

Consequently, UConn lost 71–69, with LeBron James expressing disagreement over the call on social media. High-profile athletes like LSU’s Angel Reese and WNBA’s Kelsey Plum also criticized the decision.

LeBron James
LeBron James

LeBron James, resting while the Los Angeles Lakers played, took to social media to express his disagreement with the call, echoing the sentiments of many fans. LSU star Angel Reese also questioned the decision, highlighting the contentious nature of the call. Kelsey Plum, who was present at the semifinal matchup, shared her disapproval, emphasizing the impact of such calls on game outcomes.

Iowa secured victory and advanced to the national championship against undefeated South Carolina, setting the stage for an exciting finale. The controversial call resonated beyond the game itself, sparking debates among fans and drawing attention to the role of officiating in high-stakes matchups.


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