LeBron's OH school would welcome visit from first lady

Minnie Murray
August 7, 2018

To examine the intersection of politics and sports, Showtime has ordered a three-part documentary series, "Shut Up and Dribble", which lists James as an executive producer.

She continued: "He sees the Cohen stuff". "Millions elected Trump to be their coach". "Keep the political comments to yourselves".

While Mr. James has not yet responded to Mr. Trump's insult, other National Basketball Association players came out in support of him, including Stephen Curry, Bradley Beal and Donovan Mitchell, CBS News reported.

LeBron James's SpringHill Entertainment has steadily grown into quite the enterprise in the world of film-making and entertainment, and this summer LeBron has added a number of new projects to his company's portfolio.

Showtime president and CEO David Nevins said the show will be "an important, insightful docuseries that should bring fans and fellow citizens to a higher level of discourse".


Trump criticized James on Friday after an interview aired with CNN anchor Don Lemon in which he deemed Trump divisive.

"What I've noticed over the past few months", Mr. James said. "I'd sit across from Barack [Obama], though".

The statement came after President Donald Trump on Twitter called black CNN host Don Lemon the "dumbest man on television" who made James "look smart, which isn't easy to do" during a CNN interview.

Lemon began by going through his recent interview with James - which went beyond the basketball star's political views and placed great focus on how he's building a public school for at-risk children. "And just as she always has, the first lady encourages everyone to have an open dialogue about issues facing children today".

The series is titled "Shut Up and Dribble", taken from conservative pundit Laura Ingraham's remarks to James in February when players from the Golden State Warriors declined an invitation to the White House after the 2018 NBA Finals.

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