LeBron James has been slammed online after he walked off the court with just 5 minutes remaining while the Lakers suffered defeat...

Now, LeBron James is known for his iconic basketball career.

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The thirty-six-year-old is widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all-time through his sensational career with the Lakers.

But basketball is far from his only passion.

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James is well immersed in the world of education and getting kids on the right track - using his influence for good.

LeBron has always been a man of the people...

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And, throughout years of major success, he has always remained grounded and stayed true to himself.

And he loves his fans.

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But, after Tuesdays performance on court, fans might not love him quite so much...

Tuesday night saw The Phoenix Suns take control of their first-round playoff series, winning 115-85 against the Los Angeles Lakers...

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Causing LeBron James to walk off court with 5 minutes remaining and leaving the Lakers one loss from elimination.

At first, the Lakers held an early 10-5 lead, but it soon changed...

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Allowing the Suns to build up a 30-point halftime lead - Los Angeles' largest halftime deficit in 25 years, the New York Post reports.

James scored the majority of his points in the third quarter, but by the fourth, with scores mounting, he'd had enough...

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James sat on bench by himself before leaving court with just 5 minutes remaining.

As per the NYP, speaking of the defeat, James said: "We got our ass kicked. It's just that simple."

"They got to whatever they wanted to get to in this game. We got to be better, obviously, if we want to force a Game 7."

You can see a clip of James walking off here.

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