LeBron James is one of the best players in the NBA, and thus, one of the most recognizable athletes in the world. He is well-known for his prowess on the basketball court, but also for supporting social causes off the court.
Despite all the positive things he has done off the court, even LeBron James hasn't avoided criticism. For example, Enes Kanter has previously criticized LeBron James and Nike in the past for LeBron James' association with China.
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A recent report by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru of ESPN has revealed that during a meeting with fellow players, LeBron James "raged" to them about Daryl Morey in the aftermath of a controversy, where Daryl Morey expressed support for protestors in Hong Kong via Twitter. The tweet from Morey had a lot of financial ramifications for the NBA, with a report suggesting that it cost the league $150 million to $200 million.
Meanwhile, LeBron James, whose new movie "Space Jam: A New Legacy," was in production, raged to players about Morey during a meeting in China at a Ritz-Carlton, according to a source familiar with the meeting. (After returning to the U.S., James said Morey was "misinformed" in his opinion about Hong Kong.)
It is clear that LeBron James' stance on this situation was controversial, and obviously, some people disagreed with some of his previous statements on Daryl Morey and his support of Hong Kong.
It remains to be seen if there will be any further developments on this subject in the future. LeBron James hasn't made any comments about China/Hong Kong recently, and there's no telling if that will change.