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LeBron James endured a cut on the head in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. Here are five things that could be called just as dramatic.

By Robby Sabo

It’s the month of June and we hear the voices of Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson. This can only mean the drama of the NBA Playoffs has hit us.

Okay, so maybe it’s not as dramatic as some of us remember when guys like Marv Albert and Bill Walton were calling the games for a little network known as NBC, but I digress.

This is still the NBA Finals, and LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers are treating us to a workmanlike effort against the speed and glamour of Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors.

During the first half of Game 4 tonight, LeBron took a nasty spill after Andrew Bogut put a nice, clean foul on.

LeBron laid on the ground and squirmed like a Soccer superstar at the World Cup. As a nation we never thought superman was going to get back up and resume. But alas, The King got back to his feet after the nasty spill. Then, for good measure, his momma decides to heal the wound with a seal of a kiss.

What we’re after right now are those few historic American dramatic moments that equal this newly-minted situation.

I know what you’re thinking: a cut on the head the size of a thumbtack? How could anything be as dramatic as that?

Well, here are five:

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Founder of Elite Sports NY---Former strong safety, point guard and 400-meter hustler. Remembers Matteau, the Dunk, the Yankees on MSG, Mr. Conn Smythe Leetch and Chrebet's fearless ways. E-Mail: robsabo10@elitesportsny.com