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  • Tin Foil Dan Rather's Theory: LeBron Went to Lakers to ‘Resist’ Trump

    07/03/2018 5:41:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 7/03/18 | Scott Whitlock
    Eighty-six-year-old liberal journalist Dan Rather seems to be getting more conspiratorial as he ages. The disgraced ex-CBS Evening News anchor on Monday speculated that the reason NBA star LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers for the Los Angeles Lakers is to... fight Donald Trump. It’s true that James is liberal, but one respondent on Twitter perhaps summed up how odd Rather’s conspiracy theory is: “I dunno. I think he went there to play basketball for the Lakers.” Rather wasn’t done offering deep thoughts on Monday. Later in the day, he linked the summer heat to global warming.
  • LeBron James Joining Los Angeles Lakers on 4-Year $154 Million Deal

    07/01/2018 7:15:34 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    New York Times ^ | 07/01/2018 | By Marc Stein and Scott Cacciola
    The biggest name in basketball is headed to Hollywood. Through a short news release issued by his agents at Klutch Sports, LeBron James announced at 8:05 p.m. Sunday night that he would join the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency and sign a four-year, $154 million contract. In what has become an every-four-years ritual for the three-time N.B.A. champion, James has chosen to switch teams for the third time in his career, opting to leave his home-state Cleveland Cavaliers for a second time and join one of the league’s glamour franchises. James took to Instagram to say goodbye to Cavaliers...
  • LeBron James leaves Cleveland again, agrees to join Los Angeles Lakers

    07/01/2018 5:38:43 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 73 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | July 1, 2018 | Joe Vardon
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, ending his second run as the face of his hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. James, born in Akron and drafted No. 1 by the Cavs in 2003, is leaving the Cavs for the second time in eight seasons. But this time, it's two-years removed from bringing the organization its first title. James' agreement with the Lakers was announced through a simple press release sent by his agent, Rich Paul, which says James, a 14-time All-Star, three-time Finals MVP, and two-time Olympic...
  • Report: LeBron has made free agency decision, will announce it Tuesday

    07/01/2018 12:53:40 PM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    MSN ^ | July 1, 2018 | Matt Birch
    The Decision 3.0 may be coming to an end sooner than later. LeBron James, who is set to meet with the Sixers brass in Los Angeles Sunday, and also spoke with Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman just after the free agent market opened, may have already made up his mind.
  • Warriors sweep Cavaliers to claim second straight NBA championship and third in four seasons (tr)

    06/08/2018 9:02:19 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 81 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 8, 2018 | Tim Bontemps
    Warriors complete sweep of Cavaliers with 108-85 win to claim second straight NBA championship and third in four seasons Led by Stephen Curry’s 37 points, Golden State finished off Cleveland, its Finals opponent four years running. LeBron James, a potential free agent next month, scored 23 points for the Cavaliers in the last game of his eighth consecutive Finals appearance.
  • Trump won't invite NBA champions to White House

    06/08/2018 1:47:06 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | June 8, 2018
    Whichever team wins the NBA championship, President Donald Trump says he won't be inviting them to the White House. "I didn't invite LeBron James, and I didn't invite Steph Curry. We're not going to invite either team," Mr. Trump told reporters on Friday. But Mr. Trump said he'd be happy to host the Washington Capitals, who just won the Stanley Cup for the first time in the club's 44-year history. He said: "If they want to be here, it's the greatest place on Earth. I'm here. If they don't want to be here, I don't want them."
  • LeBron James speaks for NBA: No one’s visiting White House

    06/05/2018 11:11:53 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 141 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 5, 2018 | 1:59pm | Jake Nisse
    “I know no matter who wins this series, no one wants to get invited anyway,” James said at a news conference Tuesday. “It won’t be Golden State or Cleveland going.” Stephen Curry, after he was relayed James’ thoughts, said, “I agree with Bron.”
  • N.B.A. Finals 2018 Live: Warriors Win Game 1

    05/31/2018 8:48:35 PM PDT · by OddLane · 42 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 31, 2018 | Marc Stein and Benjamin Hoffman
    LeBron James kept willing the Cleveland Cavaliers back into the game, and George Hill nearly won the game in regulation, but the Golden State Warriors found their offense in overtime and walked away with an unsettling 124-114 victory in Game 1 of the N.B.A. finals on Thursday...
  • Laura Ingraham: Hey Lebron, 'I'm an Equal-Opportunity Critic

    02/17/2018 6:52:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 17, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    Fox News’ Laura Ingraham sparked nationwide controversy this week after telling Cleveland Cavaliers star Lebron James and Golden State Warriors role player Kevin Durant to avoid discussing politics and to “shut up and dribble.” Liberals decried the supposedly racist undertones of her comments, but last night the host of The Ingraham Angle refused to to apologize for her remarks saying, “the left and the media attack dogs can dish it out can’t they, but they sure can’t take it.”On Thursday night, Ingraham aired a video featuring the aforementioned NBA stars and an ESPN host discussing politics and the state of...
  • Kevin Durant says comments about him and LeBron James by news pundit were 'racist'

    02/17/2018 11:31:38 AM PST · by Kazan · 66 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | 2/16/2018 | Chris Barnewall
    Kevin Durant and LeBron James' video on Uninterrupted covered a multitude of topics: being All-Stars, being rich black men and living under President Donald Trump. James has been a vocal critic of Trump in the past, and this was no different. "(Trump) doesn't give a f--- about people," James said, and Durant agreed with him. That prompted Fox News host Laura Ingraham to respond to their comments about Trump. She said they should "shut up and dribble" instead of giving their thoughts on the president of The United States. In an interview with USA Today's Sam Amick, Durant responded to...
  • With a Boost from ESPN and NY Daily News, Vulgar LeBron James Rips on Trump Again

    02/16/2018 7:15:57 AM PST · by rktman · 38 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 2/15/2018 | Jay Maxson
    Prodded on by the approving ESPN SportsCenter host Cari Champion, LeBron James delivered his latest installment of attacks on President Trump today. The professional basketball star who tweeted the unprofessional message "u bum" to the president last year, uses his Uninterrupted internet forum to blast Trump as someone who "really don't give a f--- about the people." Zachary Ripple, online sports editor for The New York Daily News, gave James more mileage by posting the video on his site along with a short story. This episode of Uninterrupted, titled "Rolling with the Champion: LeBron James and Kevin Durant," features Champion...
  • LeBron James Sends Message With Black And White Shoes, Speaks About Trump

    12/18/2017 6:36:35 AM PST · by blam · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-18-2017
    LeBron James made a statement during an NBA game with his shoes — one black, one white, with the word "equality" in capital gold letters on the back of each. Then, after the game, James made a statement about President Donald Trump, saying: "This is a beautiful country and we're never going to let one person dictate how beautiful and how powerful we are." Earlier this year, James called Trump “a bum” on Twitter and also said at Cleveland’s preseason media day: “He doesn’t understand how many kids, no matter the race, look up to the president of the United...
  • LeBron James Wears 'Equality' Shoes, Cavs Link Arms During Anthem on Opening Night

    10/17/2017 9:25:49 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    SI ^ | October 17, 2017 | Daniel Rapaport
    LeBron James wore shoes that say "equality" for the Cavaliers' season-opener against the Celtics. LeBron's kicks for tonight #Equality (via @NBA) pic.twitter.com/P3HNwCGRiW — The Crossover (@TheCrossover) October 17, 2017 James has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump and spoke at length about his social activism at the Cavs' media day. "I will in my voice, I will in my passion, I will in my money, I will in my resources to my youth and my inner city and outside my inner city to let these kids know that there is hope, there is greater walks of life, and...
  • Lebron James' Attack On Trump (Calls him a divider, but what did Obama do that he so admired?)

    10/02/2017 9:38:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    John Perazzo ^ | 10/02/2017
    Lebron James was downright giddy over the demonstrations that swept across the NFL last Sunday, when scores of players “took a knee” to protest the racial injustice that allegedly pervades the nation which they very clearly hold in low regard. “I salute the NFL, the players, the coaches, the owners and the fans … it was unbelievable,” the $400 million hoopster said about a majority-black league whose players earn, on average, $1.9 million per sixteen-week season — more than the average full-time American worker earns in an entire lifetime. “There was solidarity,” he raved. “There was no divide, no...
  • Kunta Kinte LeBron James Is Clueless On Why NFL Is Protesting But He Loves Boss Lady Hillary

    09/27/2017 1:17:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    The Doctor of Common Sense ^ | September 27, 2017 | E.T. Williams
    Kunta Kinte LeBron James Is Clueless On Why NFL Is Protesting But He Loves Boss Lady Hillary
  • LeBron James On Why Ohio Voted For Trump: Lack Of Education

    09/26/2017 7:36:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/26/2017 | AllahPundit
    To cleanse the palate, I think he means “education” in terms of civic education, i.e. familiarity with policy and the candidates’ backgrounds, not grade-level achieved. It’d be weird if he didn’t since James himself famously skipped college after being drafted number one out of high school. Still, how often do you get to watch a mega-star athlete call the voters of his home state ignorant? This’ll be an interesting test to see if there’s anything Ohio’s favorite son can say or do to piss off his fans. Besides committing to play for another team at the end of a...
  • LeBron James calls Donald Trump a 'bum'

    09/23/2017 9:38:59 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 112 replies
    Sky Sports ^ | September 23, 2017
    LeBron James called Donald Trump a "bum" after the US President rescinded an invitation for Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry to go to the White House. Trump tweeted Saturday that Curry is no longer invited to the White House because of what the president called hesitation by the two-time NBA MVP in deciding whether to make the traditional champions' trip to Washington. That prompted an angry response from Cleveland Cavaliers star James. James tweeted: "U bum. Stephen Curry already said he ain't going! So therefore ain't no invite. Going to White House was a great honour until you showed...
  • LeBron James calls Charlottesville white supremacists incident ‘sad,’ slams Donald Trump

    08/13/2017 2:36:08 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 73 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | August 12, 2017 | Ari Gilberg
    LeBron James took to Twitter Saturday evening to express his sadness and anger over the events that took place earlier in the day in Charlottesville, Va., as well as criticize President Donald Trump for his poor leadership. "It's sad what's going on in Charlottesville," LeBron tweeted. "Is this the direction our country is heading? Make America Great Again huh?! He said that." One 32-year-old woman died and at least 19 more were injured after a car targeted and barreled into a crowd of protesters opposing a racist rally led by white supremacists in Charlottesville on Saturday.
  • LeBron James Needs “A Day Without White People”

    06/08/2017 12:47:53 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 76 replies
    Sons of Liberty ^ | 6/5/17 | Jesse Lee Peterson
    LeBron James needs a reality check! LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are facing off against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA finals, but LeBron made headlines for another reason. Someone spray-painted the gate of his Brentwood, California, mansion with the so-called “N-word.” The Cavs star player held a press conference, blew up this minor incident, castigated white America as “racist” and lamented how bad blacks have it in America. “No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, being black in America is tough. … And we’ve...
  • Lebron James Los Angeles Home Vandalized w/N-Word Graffiti: Detectives Investigating Hate Crime

    05/31/2017 10:33:29 AM PDT · by drewh · 64 replies
    TMZ ^ | 5/31/2017 8:45 AM PDT | STAFF
    An L.A. home owned by LeBron James was the target of a hate crime -- someone spray painted the n-word on the front gate and detectives are now investigating, cops tell TMZ Sports. Here's what we know ... multiple LAPD units and a neighborhood patrol vehicle responded to the home early Wednesday morning. We're told the word was scrawled on the outer gate. We're told investigators are looking for security footage from neighbors which may show the perpetrator. Records show LeBron bought the house back in 2015. The graffiti has since been covered up. We're told LeBron was not at...