LeBron James has approved the NFL quarterly round, Colin Kaepernick, for resolving an object with the alliance over a collision claims in a settlement announced on Friday.
"It's important to keep what you believe in. I'll stand with Kaep. I'll lapse with Kaep," says James. "I felt what he was talking about, nobody wanted to listen to it. Nobody ever wanted to really understand where it was coming.
"Anyone who would sacrifice their livelihood for the better for all of us, I can respect that. It has done so. You've got a man who is basically losing his job because he wants to stand for something It was more than just him.
"I'm glad to see the news coming out yesterday that he has won his suit. I hope she'll have a great deal of money that could set her not only at her head himself, set his family up, place his grandchildren for his rest of lives.
"And I hope that the word that he did will live along American history, but also in the history of the world, because it is important to us all, not only African Americans, but for everyone who want to stand for something that's more important than them. "
James was transported by hundreds of media on Saturday morning at an All-Star Media Day at Coliseum Bojangles, to the south of Downtown Charlotte, where he touched subjects ranging from social justice to his favorite likes.
When Sunday appears in its 15th All-Star Game in a row, James said that he had realized in recent years his role includes being a quick advocate and voice for those who feel like; be calmened.
James had confronted his own media with Fox News's wife, Laura Ingraham, who told James as she "closed up and dribbled" rather than sharing her views and political perspectives. James described the overwhelming difficulties to stand as a feeling that goes over his body.
"I knew there, I knew it was more than basketball and I had to say something," said James. "It was not about me. We were all about us. I would like to tell us [the media] to close up and write only. & # 39;
"You do not have a platform. Or just closing and being a doctor, just closing and being a lawyer, or just closing and being a teacher, or just closing and doing whatever your occupation is. We think that's all of us unfair because we are so much more than what our occupation says or what our name tag says. "
Kevin Durant, a co-player All-Star Game, James, who recently spent eight days, without a press conference – also says he supports Kaepernick and wants to All players can say their opinions without fear of media and supporters.
"I think it's good for athletes to stand for what they believe," said Durant, the first player chosen by James in the draft for the Sunday captain captain. "Many people do not agree with what Kaep does, but I do it, and I'm going to stand behind it."
In 14 ASG careers events, James has left playing to talk. Her ASG averages of 24.5 points, 6.3 support and 6.0 restates, including last year's MVP honors, are his statement of what it means to be an NBA display event.
He said he can not even dream the words to tell fans how he wants to be back, and never assumes it.
"So that we can be here in Charlotte, I'll appreciate it right now. In order to be recognized as one of the best players in this league, it voted me as the start of All-Star First, & # 39; n means a lot, "says James. "It's always an honor. I'm missing for words."
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