LeBron James has recognized as a Dallas Cowboys fan for so long as he’s been within the public highlight. James was as soon as an important soccer participant himself again when he was at St. Vincent-St. Mary’s Excessive Faculty and he’s maintained his love for the game all through his legendary basketball profession. If you happen to observe James on Twitter, you will notice him posting concerning the NFL just about each Sunday and Monday night time. He hasn’t mentioned a lot concerning the Cowboys not too long ago, although. Now we all know why.
In a brand new interview on Instagram Dwell, James says he’s dropped his Cowboys fandom after Jerry Jones’ feedback about gamers who kneeled for the flag. Again in 2017, on the peak of the NFL’s obsession with blackballing Collin Kaepernick, Jones mentioned that any Cowboys participant who “disrespects the flag” wouldn’t play for his staff. After dropping the Cowboys, James mentioned he’s all-in on being a Cleveland Browns fan now. Watch the clip right here:
LeBron James mentioned on Instagram Dwell that he’s now not a #Cowboys fan as a result of he can now not morally help the staff after possession prevented the gamers from kneeling throughout the Nationwide Anthem.
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) October 28, 2022
Jones has barely shifted his views in recent times, however solely after public strain on the subject cooled. Gamers and followers across the league aren’t going to overlook what Jones initially mentioned.
It’s additionally fairly unusual that LeBron is taking an ethical stance towards the Cowboys after which selecting the Cleveland Browns, of all groups, as his new membership to help. The Browns are in fact the staff that at present employs Deshaun Watson, the star quarterback who has been credibly accused of sexual misconduct and assault by a minimum of 30 girls.
James tweeted his help for the Browns’ commerce for Watson when it occurred:
So there you have got it: LeBron is off the Cowboys, and onto the Browns’ bandwagon. His reasoning for leaping ship with Cowboys fandom makes loads of sense. Supporting the Browns on this case doesn’t.