TAll the NBA expected the posture of LeBron James with respect to vaccines against coronavirus, the hot topic in the NBA. Players and fans alike expected the Lakers forward to speak out against those who have chosen not to get their fix. Nevertheless, the stance of ‘King’ James not satisfied at all.
“I was very skeptical (about the vaccine), but I did my research (…), It seemed to me that it was the best not only for me but for my family and my friends, and that’s why I decided to do it “the Lakers star told the day with the Los Angeles franchise media before the start of the preseason.
James said that when it came to vaccination, he was only speaking for himself and insisted that this It is a decision that each player He must take according to his personal situation: “We are talking about the bodies of each one. It is not something political, racism, police brutality or things of that nature.”
LeBron’s words have not been long in having an answer from some of his teammates such as Enes Kanter, who has not hesitated to criticize LeBron for not having expressed a harsher and more forceful stance on anti-vaccines.
“I was hugely disappointed. It’s ridiculous.”, said the Boston Celtics player who is known for speaking his mind without restraint. “Obviously LeBron is one of the faces of the league and He should be the first to answer any doubts and say that he has received the vaccine and encourages the rest of his companions and the community in general to do the same. “