The NBA finals is another round of the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors battling for the championship. But the parties and celebrations were getting notoriety from even those who do not play or are interested in basketball for an interesting reason. Something that had to do with the hats they were wearing!
The commemorative cap that all the players were wearing featured the team logo with a general “NBA FINALS” wording on the center of it. However, a circular piece that covered the bottom of the B part of NBA made it look like it said NRA. As if it were representing the National Rifle Association. Something that got many liberals on social media really upset.
The Conservative Tribune reported:
“The NBA is rife with loud-mouthed liberals — particularly Cavaliers star LeBron James — who’s better known for left-leaning clothing and accessories like preachy sneakers and virtue-signaling safety pins than Second Amendment-supporter hats. Meanwhile, Warriors coach Steve Kerr is an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump. The mainstream media also gives him a platform to blast the NRA routinely, and often with the introductory note that Kerr’s father was k****d by “g*n violence.”
(The odd thing about that is that Kerr’s father was assassinated by Hezbollah killers while serving as president of American University in Beirut in 1984, according to USA Today. Only a hideously slanted mainstream media could blame that on “g*n violence.” And besides, has anyone heard Steve Kerr denouncing radical Muslims lately?) But while liberals were moaning, normal people were getting a kick out of the hats. He’s not the only one who likes the look.
According to Sporting News, the Warriors are the overwhelming favorite to defeat the Cavaliers when they repeat their 2017 championship series (Game 1 tips off Thursday). But no matter who comes out on top, this hat’s already a winner.”
— SFGate (@SFGate) May 29, 2018
Very American , the membership has gone up,by 1million since David Hogg puppet, the greatest g*n salesman since obama.
— Brian0 (@Brianbr9164) May 30, 2018
James has been an outspoken liberal in the past throwing support behind progressive causes, vocally praising former President Obama, and outright denouncing President Trump during his time in office. Which is why it is not surprising that his fans and supporters are upset at the potential appearance of him supporting the NRA. However, that is what makes it so funny.
PS Public reported:
“LeBron James has an outspoken history of being an adversary of President Trump. In an interview with ESPN, LeBron was quoted as saying, “The number one job in America … is someone who doesn’t understand the people, and really don’t give a f— about the people,” James said. ”It’s not even a surprise when he says something. It’s like, laughable. It’s laughable and it’s scary.”
But why the hate LeBron? It appears that James has been drinking the liberal kool-aid. He has always been a huge Obama fan and supporter. When the former president turned 56 last year, Lebron sent his love over social media. Yesterday, in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals, against the Boston Celtics. LeBron appears to snub a fan wearing a Trump, “Make America Great Again hat.” The man who was clearly excited that James was about to hand him a game towel got the snub of his life.
Clevland Cavaliers star LeBron James is one of the most outspoken anti-Trumpers in the National Basketball League, but is he so anti-Trump that he would snub a fan for wearing a MAGA cap? A new video has people asking precisely that. The video in question was taken during Game 3 against the Boston Celtics when James was discarding one of his used towels. Many front row fans are thrilled to get a player’s cast off for their sports collection. But as James neared the sidelines, it appears that he purposefully bypassed a fan who was wearing one of President Trump’s famous, big red “Make America Great Again” hats, the Big Lead reported.
It appears that James looked in the ball cap-wearing man’s direction only to turn away from him and throw the towel to someone else. Of course, we can’t know for sure if the three-time NBA champ actually saw the MAGA hat. Then again, he was only a few feet away, making it a bit hard to believe he missed it especially given his dislike for President Trump.
Finally, one wonders if that basketball fan were wearing a “hope and change” hat, a Hillary cap, or a “Sí se puede!” hat, would James have so blatantly overlooked him? It is easy to doubt he would. It never seems to end. Have you ever wondered what it was that has angered so many left-leaners? It can’t be that Trump has had affairs, former President Bill Clinton had an affair with a young intern in the Oval Office. So what is it? Could it be that he didn’t sell his election out to the highest bidder, that he didn’t sell out to the deep state?
He has run his presidency like no one else and they hate him for it. But why LeBron? Why would he hate the president? The left has said that Trump is a racist, but in 1998 Jesse Jackson praised Trump for his lifetime of service for African Americans.”
The fact remains that if James knew what he was doing off the court then he would stay out of the political arena. Because of celebrities, entertainers, and athletes never up in the right spot when they insert their opinions on a public stage regarding these types of issues. At least for the sake of his fans, because a lot of conservative sports watchers do not want to know athletes political opinions and they will stop watching as a result. Those lost ratings are just what these athletes are going to have to deal with if they continued doing what they are doing.
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Loudmouth LaVar Ball Makes Nasty Announcement About Trump And His Supporters – BAD Move!
Apparently he forgot!
President Trump is known to have detractors and those who wish him ill. It has almost become a competitive sport within the mainstream media as well as the athletic and entertainment industry. Which is why the comments of LaVar Ball, a former pro-National Football League, and National Basketball League player should not shock you one bit. But it should surely disgust you. Even if there are those who do not like the president, the least they can do is provide him basic respect and decency. However, all of that is missing in Ball’s recent comments.
Total Pro Sports reported,
“If there’s one person who knows all about the controversy surrounding the President, it’s LaVar Ball. The CEO of Big Baller Brand had an infamous run-in with the current President of the United States when his middle son got himself arrested for stealing in China. There just might be another run-in brewing. A few days ago, Trump tweeted that Don Lemon was the “Dumbest man on television” that made LeBron James look smart, which “was hard to do.” That brought about so much criticism in the days following, especially after the Los Angeles Lakers superstar had opened his new I Promise school. In a recent interview with TMZ, Ball outlined what some of the reasons were when asked whether Trump is racist.
“Do I think he’s racist? Yes, he’s racist. Everybody know that. Everybody knows that. That’s not a secret. It’s not a secret. If you’re bothering a lot of black folks, I’m going to say you’re racist. If you’re bothering a lot Hispanics, I’m going to say you’re racist. If you messing with everybody but whoever is not your kind, whoever is your kind you’re not messing with, I call you racist if you like that. That’s easy to spot out.”
Ball, a former athlete, is now a media personality and businessman with three sons who all play professional basketball. One for the Los Angeles Lakers, one who played on scholarship at UCLA, and one for the Los Angeles Ballers. He serves as the Chief Executive Officer of his sports apparel company known as Big Baller Brand while he simultaneously founded the Junior Basketball Association (JBA).
However, in the past few years Ball has made media headlines all over the world for his controversial and outrageous statements. He claimed that one of his son’s Lonzo is better than world-renowned basketball player Stephen Curry. At the same time, he also alleged that he could beat Michael Jordan in a one-on-one basketball game. Since then he has received praise and criticism, and his remarks have led to television appearances which have received major attention from high profile sports media outlets.
But it was his problems with President Trump that has been getting him into hot water. Ball’s son was one of the UCLA students who was detained for shoplifting in a high-end shopping center in Shanghai, China. The players were accused by police of shoplifting high-end Louis Vuitton sunglasses at a store in the mall. After President Trump and his administration made a plea to the Chinese government to release them from their charges they were set free.
President Trump took to social media to say that the students were headed to jail and if it were not for his intervention they would still be there. Furthermore, that despite what he did for them he did not think they would say thank you. Ball tweeted back a response which insinuated that President Trump did nothing to help Ball’s son and teammates get out of Chinese prison. When Ball appeared on CNN with Chris Cuomo shortly thereafter he still refused to thank the president.
President Trump responded by calling Ball a poor man’s version of Don King and calling him an ungrateful fool. A short while later, Ball’s son and his teammates were suspended indefinitely even after their public thank you where they expressed gratitude to the president. Ball continued to double down, refusing to thank him even after some time had passed.
It is very clear that Ball is highly ungrateful. President Trump hit it right on the head, there is no doubt about it. Much like other Hollywood entertainers, politicians, and detractors who trash the president Ball’s bad move will likely lead to him getting the Trump curse. One where public figures trash the president and as a result lose their career, lose notoriety and all around lose the entire situation. Ball needs a training in manners and perhaps his fall from grace will be the life lesson he so desperately needs.
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Marshawn Lynch Doesn’t Care What You Think, Infuriates Americans At Season Opener
Time to boycott again!
Anthem kneeling has been a concern for a few years now. There have been diverse opinions on both sides of the aisle regarding this particular issue. However, conservatives have staunchly stood in opposition to any kneeling calling it unpatriotic and disrespectful to the military, flag, and anthem. But, athletes have doubled down and continue to partake in these protests. One of them is Marshawn Lynch. His latest actions indicate he does not care what people think and he will continue to anthem kneel regardless.
The Western Journal reported,
“Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch made sure to let the nation know loud and clear that he would not be standing for the national anthem. One would assume with a new head coach in place — Jon Gruden — there might be new team rules or standards. But Lynch once again sat for the anthem before Oakland’s exhibition opener against the Detroit Lions on Friday night. The move came the evening after President Donald Trump criticized players on Twitter who refused to stand for the national anthem. The president said that “most of them are unable to define” what they’re demonstrating against. In a second tweet, he said players who do not stand for the anthem should be suspended without pay.
Lynch sat for the anthem all of last season but never gave a reason for his decision. No other players on either team demonstrated during the anthem, with the Lions all standing together with locked arms. The league and the NFL Players Association have yet to announce a policy for this season regarding demonstrations during the anthem. The NFL announced a policy in the spring requiring players to either stand for the anthem or remain in the locker room, but the league and the players union agreed in July to put that rule on hold. Several players throughout the league demonstrated on Thursday night, including three players from the Miami Dolphins. Kenny Stills and fellow wide receiver Albert Wilson took a knee during the anthem while defensive end Robert Quinn stood with his fist raised. Stills called Wilson an “angel” for kneeling with him so he wasn’t the only one protesting. Colin Kaepernick tweeted a photo of himself with Stills, praising him and Wilson for protesting. “Stay strong brothers!” he wrote.”
The NFL players are at it again – taking a knee when they should be standing proudly for the National Anthem. Numerous players, from different teams, wanted to show their “outrage” at something that most of them are unable to define. They make a fortune doing what they love……
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2018
…..Be happy, be cool! A football game, that fans are paying soooo much money to watch and enjoy, is no place to protest. Most of that money goes to the players anyway. Find another way to protest. Stand proudly for your National Anthem or be Suspended Without Pay!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2018
Anthem kneeling began in 2016 when some professional athletes began protesting what they alleged as systematic oppression and social injustice against the African American community in the United States. Instances of these they allege were increased police brutality and racial inequality. Those who have kneeled have gotten mixed reactions, many have denounced them and called them unpatriotic and disrespectful to the flag, police, and military, like the president, while others have said that it is a patriotic form of political expression.
It all began when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem during a National Football League game. He did it as well during the preseason games of the 2016 football season. Since then other National Football League players have engaged in similar behavior. In 2017, there were over 200 players that had sat or kneeled for the anthem and President Trump was one of their biggest detractors. He publically called for owners to fire players to stay or kneeled for the anthem and indicated his belief that it was not the place for such a policy.
In May of this past year, the commissioner of the National Football Leagues passed a new policy guideline that made it mandatory for all players to stand for the national anthem. If they do not want to, then they have the option of staying in the locker room until the performance begins. Something that many feel allowed the disrespect of the flag, military, and anthem to continue.
Political figures have given their input on the issue adding a level of negative discourse to the societal dialogue. President Obama argued that Kaepernick was exercising his constitutional right, Supreme Court Justice Ruther Bader Ginsburg criticized Kaepernick’s actions and the movement as dumb and disrespectful, while U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson lee physically went to the House floor and knelt on the floor. One of her colleagues U.S. Representative Mark Pocan did the same thing the next day. Vice President Mike Pence had one of the best responses of all. Pence left an Indianapolis Colt’s NFL game after members of the San Francisco 49ers knelt during the anthem.
Conservatives have made their points clear on the issue. Anthem kneeling will not be tolerated and they are not afraid to voice their opinion. The Trump administration has made their position even more abundantly clear. They are on the right side of history and if everyone else wants to be as well they will defend the flag, the military, and the anthem that our veterans fought so hard for us to have, utilize, and benefit from in peace.
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Silly leftists... Trump always wins!
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Zarma just hit Omarosa hard!
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This won't end well for Omarosa!
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The situation just got even more shocking.