Hornet’s Owner Michael Jordan Responds To President’s Attack of Lebron James

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Michael Jordan tries to stay out of politics and the press as much as possible, but after President Trump attacked fellow basketball legend, Lebron James, Jordan released a rare official statement.

Two days ago, the President of the United States issued a scathing insult about journalist Don Lemon and NBA Star Lebron James, while ending his statement with the phrase, “I like Mike” (referring to Michael Jordan);

The tweet seemingly came after the president watched James’ interview last week with CNN’s Don Lemon, where James stated, “We are in a position in America where this race thing has taken over. One, because I believe our president is trying to divide us. He’s kind of used sports to divide us, and that’s something I can’t relate to.”

Yesterday, Charlotte Hornet’s owner and basketball legend Michael Jordan released a brief statement about the tweet, simply saying “I support LJ, He’s doing an amazing job for his community.”

On Monday of this week, Lebron James opened the I Promise School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio to serve low-income and at-risk students.

The impact of @KingJames’ school will go far beyond the classroom

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