LeBron James on his blatant traveling violation: “Probably one of the worst things I’ve ever done in my career”

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LeBron James scored 20 points, four rebounds, and 12 assists in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 121-96 road win against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. After the game, James was asked about his travel at halftime:

“It was the worst thing, probably one of the worst things I’ve ever done in my career. I didn’t realize I did it until halftime. One of my coaches showed me.

I think at the same time, I was watching the underneath play, and KCP and Donovan got into it. KCP started to run, and Donovan bumped into him, he fell on the ground. I think I was ready to pass the ball, and my brain just kind of just, I had a malfunction.

I really had a malfunction. I feel bad for the refs on that one because they’ll probably get a write-up on that or something. That was pretty bad,” LeBron said, per Dave McMenamin of ESPN: