I don t want to get into a. As nba players have decided to boycott playoff games to protest the police shooting of jacob blake on sunday top players like lebron james are being told to move to china for speaking out.
The fox news host famously advised lebron james to lay off the politicking and shut up and dribble two years ago.
Lebron james on china protests. Lebron james faces backlash unseen since the decision the issues of china and protests in hong kong are far different from n b a. But nine years later james himself has also. As unexpected as the whole china nba showdown has been nba superstar lebron james comments were also surprising.
Long seen as a passionate crusader for african american civil rights james. Lebron james speaks for the first time since the nba s trip to china says rockets gm daryl morey was misinformed about the ramifications of his tweet and not educated about the situation. Wong the former student protester who has testified before the u s.
The designers of a set of giant billboards accusing lebron james of failing to speak out on chinese human rights abuses have been thwarted by a sign company hitting back at the snub by claiming his sneakers involve slave labor. At one protest on a hong kong basketball court a doctored photo showing james in a chairman mao zedong shirt was even taped to a backboard prompting cheers every time a ball smashed against his. Lebron james weighs in on the nba china dispute 01 21 cnn lebron james has long spoken out on social justice issues such as in his advocacy for the black lives matter movement his criticism of.
Congress on behalf of hong kong democracy activists said in a tweet thursday that james s position clashes with his past. Feud with daryl morey but i believe he wasn t educated on the situation at hand and he spoke. Lakers lebron james on nba s china controversy.
That inflamed america s woke citizenry which sees sports stars as social.