LeBron James voices support for players in NFL demonstrating during national anthem
James' support continues his trend of social activism on social media
There's been a sea of blowback over the last few days in response to comments from President Donald Trump -- first with his decision to NBA championship, and later for and those who kneel during the national anthem.for winning the
Trump's comments sparked demonstrations from NFL players, coaches, owners, staff, training etc."on Sunday, as Bills, Broncos, Browns and others players knelt arm-in-arm in response to his inflammatory comments. NBA superstar LeBron James weighed in on the actions of those who demonstrated with an encouraging word on Instagram that read: "United we stand!! #salute
LeBron's comments further his trend of social activism and willingness to speak on social issues publicly. Earlier this week, the Cavs star called Trump a "" after he chose to rescind the White House visit invitation only after Stephen Curry said he wouldn't be attending.
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