Donald Trump taunts basketballer LeBron James in late night Twitter rant

Posted August 04, 2018

Trump's comment sparked huge reaction on Twitter from James' backers. It's not that LeBron may choose to fire back (he has called the President a "bum" before but may well remain silent here), it's that the National Basketball Association fan base will nod in agreement if he or anyone else does take a shot at Trump. According to the LeBron James Foundation, the I Promise School integrates the STEM curriculum with the foundation's We Are Family philosophy to create a supportive environment for students and their families.

James did not hold back on his thoughts about Trump during his interview with Lemon.

Charles Barkley has been somewhat critical of LeBron James over the years.

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We will update this story if the tweet storm continues.

On Friday, Trump tweeted about James's interview saying, "Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon".

If James' effort is successful, however, it could be easier for other communities with high at-risk populations to get local celebrities to attach their names and funding to their own takes on that model.

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During the sit-down, James spoke of sports as something that unites people, and added that the president was "using sports to kinda divide us". Last year, James called Trump a "bum" for uninviting Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry to the White House.

Carrie, who signed with the Browns as a free agent in March after four seasons with Oakland, said James' efforts lead him to want to do more. "Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!"

When Lemon pressed James if he would consider running for president, he eventually said, "Let's see first". "Sport has given me everything I could ever ask for". One, because I believe our president is trying to divide us.

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At this writing, no replies from Lemon or James about the president attacking their intelligence.