In an exclusive op-ed for Business Insider, NBA great LeBron James endorsed Hillary Clinton for president:
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) October 3, 2016
Hillary Clinton heads to James’ hometown of Akron on Monday which explains the timing of the endorsement:
— Jeremy Pelzer (@jpelzer) September 30, 2016
Except for Clinton spox Nick Merrill who it seems wants everyone to think he was shocked at the news:
LeBron James: Why I'm endorsing Hillary Clinton for president https://t.co/ZEXMYboe2n
— Nick Merrill (@NickMerrill) October 3, 2016
Oh, please … was this even in doubt? Flashback:
FLOTUS teams with high school grad LeBron James to promote college education over basketball https://t.co/beaCH2suKl
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) October 21, 2015
James wrote in the op-ed that only Clinton “truly understands the struggles of an Akron child born into poverty”:
— Ian Sams (@IanSams) October 3, 2016
OK, but which candidate can explain why James is marketing $140 shoes to kids?
The Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier 10 'Camo'
— Nike.com (@nikestore) October 1, 2016
As for the owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, James’ team, he’s with him:
Days after Dan Gilbert hosts a big Trump fundraiser. https://t.co/vreRm3f0Bp
— David M. Perry (@Lollardfish) October 3, 2016
Donald Trump has said nice things about James in the past so we’ll have to wait and see how well he takes the endorsement of his rival:
Great shot by @KingJames yesterday. Lebron is a tough competitor who delivers under pressure.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 11, 2015
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 18, 2013
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 17, 2013