LeBron James Needed More Than 140 Characters To Explain How Awesome Tim Tebow Is


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LeBron James was forced to break the rules of Twitter last night in his scramble to defend Tim Tebow against ESPN’s Merrill Hoge.Hoge made waves yesterday by calling the Broncos quarterback “awful” on Sportscenter.

Lebron fought back, tweeting, “Tim Tebow will succeed in the NFL. He’s a hard worker, a student of the game, a natural born leader and most of all a WINNER! It takes time and he’ll be nice”.

That’s 157 characters worth of support, if you’re counting at home.

Tebow’s own Twitter response was three times shorter, and 50 times more effective.

“Hey Merril…… ‘ppreciate that” he tweeted.

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