LeBron James Reacts To President Trump Calling NBA Players ‘Disgraceful’ And Saying He Will Not Watch Games Because Players Are Kneeling

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LeBron James has reacted to President Trump’s criticism of NBA players kneeling during the anthem.

On Wednesday morning, the President called NBA players “disgraceful” and said he has no interest in watching games due to the fact that players keep kneeling during the anthem.

I think it’s disgraceful. We work with (the NBA), we worked with them very hard trying to get open. I was pushing for them to get open. Then I see everybody kneeling during the anthem. That’s not acceptable to me. When I see them kneeling during the game, I just turn off the game. I have no interest in the game. Let me tell you this, plenty of other people out there, too.”

After today’s Lakers-Thunder game, LeBron responded to Trump’s comments by saying he “doesn’t think the basketball community is sad about losing his viewership.”

LeBron wasn’t the only member of the NBA world to fire back at Trump. Clippers coach Doc Rivers was asked about the President’s comments and had a simple response.

Brobible sports editor. Jorge is a Miami native and lifelong Heat fan. He has been covering the NBA, MLB and NFL professionally for almost 10 years, specializing in digital media. Email: jorge@brobible.com

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