LeBron James caused a stir when he appeared to intentionally throw a towel out of the reach of a Trump supporter

Maddie Meyer/GettyLeBron James playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • 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 criticised 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.


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:

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.

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 criticised 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.

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