On thursday following the lakers 111 88 victory over the portland trail blazers lebron carried the book into his postgame news conference. You can listen to his complete response on rooks embedded tweet below.
Here s a bit of what james said.
Lebron james book interview. Bleacher report s taylor rooks asked james for his biggest takeaway on the book. Race activist lebron james asked about malcolm x book he s reading gives the response you d expect video by jim hoft published august 21 2020 at 7 27pm share on facebook 301 tweet share email print. He signs with nike to a.
His words what was going on in the 1960s is what s going on today still. Rooks asked him what his biggest takeaway from the book was. Lebron james is the latest professional athlete to trash the us its history and its national anthem.
Lakers lebron james on malcolm x whose autobiography he is reading for the first time. Nba superstar lebron james may be unflappable under pressure on the basketball court but he looked far from comfortable when a reporter asked him to give his assessment on a book he was supposedly reading. Lebron started by saying he hadn t read it front to back yet.
A very smart man. The book touches on a number of moves james has made off the court from his initial negotiations with sneaker companies at the start of his nba career spoiler alert. Later that week lebron was interviewed by taylor rooks about the book he was reading.
Cleveland oho in his new book lebron inc author brian windhorst recounts one of the zen like moments that put lebron james on the path to becoming a billion dollar athlete. He had it in his hands at the time of the interview.