08.05.2018

Michael Jordan says 'I support' LeBron James in wake of Donald Trump comments

Michael Jordan says 'I support' LeBron James in wake of Donald Trump comments (Photo: Streeter Lecka, Getty Images)

Put aside "the greatest basketball player of all time" debate for now.

In the wake of President Donald Trump's disparaging Twitter comments on LeBron James' interview with CNN's Don Lemon, basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan expressed his backing of the Los Angeles Lakers forward who has become a viable threat to Jordan in the "greatest" debate among basketball pundits. 

"I support L.J.," Jordan told NBC News through his spokesperson on Saturday. "He's doing an amazing job for his community."

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