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- A man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat who was at a recent Cleveland Cavaliers game hoped that LeBron James would throw him his towel.
- However, LeBron appeared to throw the towel away from the man.
- LeBron’s actions have already gotten criticized by conservative media.
In addition to utterly dominating the Boston Celtics on the court in a home win on Saturday, LeBron James also humiliated a man wearing one of Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” hats who was in attendance at the game.
Man wearing a MAGA hat asks for LeBron's towel, Bron throws it out of his reach pic.twitter.com/PIMthyKqke
— The Render (@TheRenderNBA) May 20, 2018
Granted, it is hard to say for certain based on the video that LeBron noticed the man and his request, or even cared if he did, and just where LeBron meant to throw the towel.
Still, he has been a vocal critic of Trump in the past, perhaps most notably with this tweet:
U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going! So therefore ain't no invite. Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) September 23, 2017
So, it would not be surprising if LeBron did intentionally spurn a Trump-supporting fan’s request.
LeBron’s actions, intentional or not, have already become the latest talking point in the war between the left and the right.
WATCH: LeBron James Disses Fan In 'Make America Great Again' Hat, And The Left Cheers https://t.co/C9DHLRAT7B
— The Daily Wire (@realDailyWire) May 22, 2018
This is not the first time LeBron has drawn the ire of conservative media figures either. Earlier this season, Fox News host Laura Ingraham said that he should “shut up and dribble,” due to LeBron’s comments on Trump. However, Ingraham’s statement was widely criticized by the sports world and LeBron himself insisted that he would continue to speak out when necessary.
So, intentionally or not, LeBron will likely upset Trump supporters again in the future.