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Stay classy, Mr. Colborne

Colborne is normally a classy individual.  This time - not so much.
Colborne is normally a classy individual. This time - not so much.
Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers won the N.B.A. Championship yesterday, bringing Cleveland their first professional championship since 1964 and ending the longest championship drought of any city with three or more teams in the NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB.  They were lead in large part by LeBron James as he put up 27 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists, three blocks, and two steals.  It was only the third time a player managed to get a triple-double in a finals game seven in league history.  One would think that a performance like that along with his previous performances would be enough to silence the detractors.

That apparently that isn't enough for the likes of Joe Colborne who is apparently insistent that all players be as boring as possible during post game press conferences.  The Flames forward put out the following tweet following the game:

It's rather interesting that a player such as Colborne would put out a tweet like this in reference to another player,  even if he does happen to be in another sport.  One would think he would know the pressure of trying to win a championship and try to understand the emotion that might come with actually reaching that goal.  Then again, it's easy to understand why he wouldn't; Colborne isn't nearly successful as James on either an individual or team basis.  Take a look at the differences between the two of them:

James Colborne
First overall pick Three Peter Maher Awards (best local media guy)
Co-Rookie of the Year
12 time All-Star
Three time NBA Champion
Three time NBA Finals MVP
Championships with two different teams
One of two players to win Finals MVP with two teams
One of two players to make Finals in six straight years
Four regular season MVP awards
Two NBA All-Star Game MVP awards
Player of the week 53 times
Player of the month 32 times
NBA first team ten times
NBA second team two times
First all-defensive team five times
Second all-defensive team once
Lead league in field goals four times
Lead league in two pointers three times
Lead league in free throws once
Lead league in points per game once
Lead league in player efficiency rating six times
Active leader in player efficiency rating
Lead league in offensive win shares four times
Lead league in win shares five times
Lead league in win shares per 48 minutes five times
Lead league in box +/- eight times
Active leader in box +/-
Lead league in offensive box +/- eight times
Active leader in offensive +/-
Lead league in value over replacement player eight times
Active leader in value over replacement player
Lead playoffs in field goals four times
Lead playoffs in two pointers five times
Lead playoffs in free throws three times
Lead playoffs in offensive rebounds once
Lead playoffs in defensive rebounds once
Lead playoffs in rebounds once
Lead playoffs in assists three times
Lead playoffs in points four times
Lead playoffs in points per game two times
Lead playoffs in player efficience rating four times
Lead playoffs in offensive win shares six times
Lead playoffs in defensive win shares four times
Lead playoffs in win shares seven times
Lead playoffs in win shares per 48 minutes three times
Lead playoffs in offensive box +/- four times
Lead playoffs in box +/- six times
Lead playoffs in value over replacement player eight times

James' biggest accomplishments have come on the court - both during the regular season and during the championship round.  Colborne isn't nearly as successful and his lone NHL award comes from his ability to open his mouth.  Perhaps this time he should shut it.