LeBron James Tweets Positive Message To Kids After Donald Trump Attacks Him

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The CNN interview aired on Monday, after James opened his school for disadvantaged children in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.

Donald Trump's tweets are so relentlessly incoherent and offensive, they all start blending together like a racist, sexist Vitamix of bad takes.

Others have pointed out that Trump's tweet, by comparing James to "Mike" - that is, Michael Jordan - had racial overtones.

Trump declared that the dumbest man on television made James look smart.

"Sports has never been something that divides people", James told Lemon.

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The interview was largely focused on James' latest investment, education, by donating $8 million to create a school designed to teach, and empower young people who are at-risk, living in poverty, have family lives and struggles that might otherwise be setting them up for a less than ideal life course.

He suggested that since James no longer resides or represents a swing state in OH and has moved to the state of California which is essentially a lost cause, Trump can say what he feels. Trump puts children in cages, ' his colleague Joseph Flynn wrote. James has been the school's largest donor and active in its development. The comment came ahead of an important special election for a House seat in James' home state, and could add a meaningful obstacle to Republican efforts to retain control of Congress.

James also said he wouldn't attend a ceremony at the White House if his team had won the NBA Finals.

When we're a sport website and we have to talk about Donald Trump, you know he's done something silly - once again. But even some Trump allies chided the remark. "LeBron just pledged millions for a school for underprivileged kids".

During the interview, James said conversations about race had "taken over" in part because "our president is kind of trying to divide us".

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Russian Federation and the United States have a stake in that, the whole world has a stake in that, in not starting an arms race. A U.S. special counsel is now investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian spies to manipulate the vote.

A number of athletes spoke out in support of James.

All-stars Bradley Beal and Karl-Anthony Towns were the first colleagues to react, before Donovan Mitchell also chimed in.

On Saturday morning, Lemon offered a pointed response to Trump.

He also called him a "so-called president" in the wake of the Charlottesville violence.

James played for over a decade - and in two stints - with the Cavaliers and delivered a title to the championship-starved region in 2016.

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One person wrote: "LeBron James has done more good for this country in the last week as a basketball player than Trump has in a year and a half as President of the United States".

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