Yep. It's come to this, folks. We're now turning to LeBron James' mouthpiece—yes, his mouthpiece!—for news. Why, you ask? Well, because during Game 2 of the Heat/Knicks first-round playoff series last night, someone noticed that LBJ was rocking a mouthpiece with the Roman numerals "XVI" written across it. And, they quickly realized that those Roman numerals translate to 16, which is the number of postseason games that Bron-Bron and the Heat will have to win over the course of the next two months in order to be crowned NBA champions. So, they asked him about it.

"You pay attention," James told reporters after the game. "It's just inspirational. I know this is the biggest part of the season, the second part of the season, so it's just an inspiration for me."

And, just like that, a star was born! So, anyone call dibs on the @LBJMouthpiece Twitter handle yet?

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[via FOX Sports Florida]

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