President Donald Trump Slams Los Angeles Laker LeBron James: “He’s A Hater”

Acknowledging James as “a great basketball player,” Trump said, “But people don’t wanna see a guy that way. They don’t want to see that. We have enough difficulty during the week, you don’t wanna sit down watching a basketball game and then watch somebody that hates your guts, okay, He’s a hater.”

Brilliance from Jimmy Butler who outduels LeBron James, Heat force Game 6

Anthony Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds, but was slowed when he aggravated the bruise on his right heel right at the end of the first quarter. He seemed to tweak it again in the fourth quarter when he got tangled up with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. He didn’t move well at the end of the […]

LeBron James Denounces Violence Against Cops, Never Called For Revenge Attacks

LeBron James to @taniaganguli on the framing that his position on police brutality incites violence against police – “I’ve never in my 35 years ever condoned violence. I do not condone violence towards anyone. That’s not gonna make this world or America where we want it to be.”

LeBron James’ decision to pass to Danny Green brings out Twitter critics

“At the end of the day, I like those decisions,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said of his team’s defense on that play. “I mean we had everybody in the paint, LeBron just had a bunch of those possessions in the fourth quarter where he was just getting to the basket, offensive rebounding, everything at the […]

Former US President Obama applauds LeBron’s leadership

The 16-time All-Star became the first National Basketball Association (NBA) player in history to claim the Finals MVP award with three different franchises on Sunday, after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 4-2 in the best-of-seven series.

LeBron savors new route to Finals as Lakers’ wait ends

The lead was up to 72-56 four minutes into the third with Murray hobbling, but the Nuggets-who were down 15 in the third quarter of Game 5 against Utah and 16 at the same point of Game 5 against the Clippers-put together a comeback fueled largely by Grant. They came all the way back to […]

Twitter reacts to Dodgers’ World Series win: Shock over Turner’s COVID test; Giants fans bemused

It brought the coronavirus-shortened MLB season to a close — and in the wake of the Dodgers’ victory, it was reported third baseman Justin Turner had been removed from the game due to testing positive for the virus. Here’s a sample of reaction on social media:

Warriors’ Draymond Green last voted in 2008. Why he’s vowing to turn out for 2020 election

“Trump won Michigan last time; that’s ridiculous. He and the state of Michigan have nothing in common. … It was decided by 10,000 votes, and look at the people of my ethnicity, my age group, who didn’t vote. So we’re trying to bridge that gap and educate my peers on the importance of getting out […]

Danny Green to Lakers’ fans on Game 5 miss: ‘No, I don’t owe you an apology’

“You know human nature of fans, they’re just very emotional. They take the game very serious and they see us as performers and if we’re not performing the way we’re supposed to then we’re supposed to apologize for it. No, I don’t owe you an apology. Whether I played sh**** or not. You’re not my […]

Dodgers Postponing Championship Parade over Coronavirus Concerns

“There are a few things that comprise our DNA in L.A.: sand, sunshine, the Lakers and Dodger blue,” Garcetti lamely exclaimed. “To have two of them come through, to give us the joy we so badly need this year, is really exceptional.”