LeBron James, Doc Rivers Lead NBA Boycott Over Jacob Blake’s Shooting | MSNBC

LeBron James, Doc Rivers Lead NBA Boycott Over Jacob Blake's Shooting | MSNBC 1

 

After players like LeBron James and even LA Clippers coach Doc Rivers have become increasingly vocal in their activism against police shootings and racial injustice, the NBA and its "Players Association" announced late tonight that all three playoff games will be postponed. Sports columnist Bill Rhoden joins MSNBC's Ari Melber to discuss the importance of speaking out. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 8/26/2020.
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LeBron James, Doc Rivers Lead NBA Boycott Over Jacob Blake's Shooting | MSNBC

74 Comments on "LeBron James, Doc Rivers Lead NBA Boycott Over Jacob Blake’s Shooting | MSNBC"

  1. Nov 3rd.

    • The Amish Rectal Oculosis Research Center | August 28, 2020 at 2:20 PM | Reply

      I’m voting for Charlie Sheen 2020 to witness 4 years that will be more exciting than the last 4 years.
      Literally no way that it could be worse.

    • The Daily Ruff | August 29, 2020 at 12:16 PM | Reply

      Beautiful Woman death? What are you talking about!

    • TRUMP/PENCE 2020 !!

    • @2K GOD they cant handle the TRUTH !!

    • Lebron says why they can’t taser or subdue him? Well, watch this video were two officers tasered, tackle and they both get shot by the 22 year old.
      Make sure your friends see this.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccSM9RTbmS0 Dashcam video shows man shooting officer
      So the full video shows the two officers shot tasers at the guy and he was even held and punched on the ground the 22-year old still fights back. The man then breaks away from the hold of one of the officer, and in just 6 seconds runs around to the driver’s side and pulls out a gun and starts shooting. Notice the cops used restraint and did not shoot him even when they could as he reaches in the car door to pull out the gun and he shoots both officers.

      One officer nearly dies with two shots to his legs and one to his neck. Because they first used taser, then tackled him and then DID NOT SHOOT him as he ran to the car and reached for the gun, both officers got shot. And that is because they used tremendous restraint and they paid dearly.

  2. we done run out of cheeks to turn

    • YUM Liberal Tears | August 27, 2020 at 4:25 PM | Reply

      Thanks, Lebron! Jacob Blake only lunged for the knife in the car and was trespassing at the residence of the woman he sexually assaulted: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9L_e0Ke8Ao0

    • The Muffin Man | August 28, 2020 at 5:45 PM | Reply

      Yep. No more nba allowed in this house

    • Catherine Roberts | August 29, 2020 at 12:47 PM | Reply

      WORD

    • YUM Liberal Tears | August 29, 2020 at 1:01 PM | Reply

      @Catherine Roberts Yah, both you and Lebron can’t spell them.

    • Lebron says why they can’t taser or subdue him? Well, watch this video were two officers tasered, tackle and they both get shot by the 22 year old.
      Make sure your friends see this.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccSM9RTbmS0 Dashcam video shows man shooting officer
      So the full video shows the two officers shot tasers at the guy and he was even held and punched on the ground the 22-year old still fights back. The man then breaks away from the hold of one of the officer, and in just 6 seconds runs around to the driver’s side and pulls out a gun and starts shooting. Notice the cops used restraint and did not shoot him even when they could as he reaches in the car door to pull out the gun and he shoots both officers.

      One officer nearly dies with two shots to his legs and one to his neck. Because they first used taser, then tackled him and then DID NOT SHOOT him as he ran to the car and reached for the gun, both officers got shot. And that is because they used tremendous restraint and they paid dearly.

  3. Hit em in the pocket! That’s the only thing they seem to understand!

    • IAMTOPWRENCH1 | August 28, 2020 at 3:25 AM | Reply

      Micheal Smith that vid was stupid.

    • Remove funding to all these millionaires who don’t understand the typical struggles of anyone

    • No they understand armaments

    • RabelaisianRebel | August 31, 2020 at 9:49 PM | Reply

      @Surfer MCOC you know most of these NBA players grew up in poverty right?

    • Lebron says why they can’t taser or subdue him? Well, watch this video were two officers tasered, tackle and they both get shot by the 22 year old.
      Make sure your friends see this.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccSM9RTbmS0 Dashcam video shows man shooting officer
      So the full video shows the two officers shot tasers at the guy and he was even held and punched on the ground the 22-year old still fights back. The man then breaks away from the hold of one of the officer, and in just 6 seconds runs around to the driver’s side and pulls out a gun and starts shooting. Notice the cops used restraint and did not shoot him even when they could as he reaches in the car door to pull out the gun and he shoots both officers.

      One officer nearly dies with two shots to his legs and one to his neck. Because they first used taser, then tackled him and then DID NOT SHOOT him as he ran to the car and reached for the gun, both officers got shot. And that is because they used tremendous restraint and they paid dearly.

  4. Charles Smith | August 27, 2020 at 6:49 AM | Reply

    “Stupid is as Stupid does”.

    • lVlaple Story | August 27, 2020 at 6:02 PM | Reply

      @K W if you’re a cop and you knew children were inside the vehicle would you still shoot 7 times knowing their kids inside the car youre shooting towards? Theirs alot of factors and police are actual scum.

  5. Take next year off too. The fans insist!

    • Who cares leave If you don’t like what’s going on 😒

    • @Dale Craft I believe there are more of us than there are of you!

    • 🛑💯 F T NBA!! 💯

    • Lebron says why they can’t taser or subdue him? Well, watch this video were two officers tasered, tackle and they both get shot by the 22 year old.
      Make sure your friends see this.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccSM9RTbmS0 Dashcam video shows man shooting officer
      So the full video shows the two officers shot tasers at the guy and he was even held and punched on the ground the 22-year old still fights back. The man then breaks away from the hold of one of the officer, and in just 6 seconds runs around to the driver’s side and pulls out a gun and starts shooting. Notice the cops used restraint and did not shoot him even when they could as he reaches in the car door to pull out the gun and he shoots both officers.

      One officer nearly dies with two shots to his legs and one to his neck. Because they first used taser, then tackled him and then DID NOT SHOOT him as he ran to the car and reached for the gun, both officers got shot. And that is because they used tremendous restraint and they paid dearly.

  6. Get rid of the whole NBA and let them go play in China

  7. Why not? Been boycotting education for decades now.

  8. Defund the overpaid NBA players and give that money to the underpaid Police Officers… Trump 2020

  9. If NBA players seriously want to make a statement, donate all your salary for this year and next year to the cause.

    • RabelaisianRebel | August 31, 2020 at 9:51 PM | Reply

      Yes because money > voice

    • RabelaisianRebel | August 31, 2020 at 9:52 PM | Reply

      @Jason Kelly yea criminals like Kyle!

    • @unbox Tea you missed the point. What I’m saying is sitting out of a basketball game, that they’re getting paid for, is pointless.

    • Lebron says why they can’t taser or subdue him? Well, watch this video were two officers tasered, tackle and they both get shot by the 22 year old.
      Make sure your friends see this.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccSM9RTbmS0 Dashcam video shows man shooting officer
      So the full video shows the two officers shot tasers at the guy and he was even held and punched on the ground the 22-year old still fights back. The man then breaks away from the hold of one of the officer, and in just 6 seconds runs around to the driver’s side and pulls out a gun and starts shooting. Notice the cops used restraint and did not shoot him even when they could as he reaches in the car door to pull out the gun and he shoots both officers.

      One officer nearly dies with two shots to his legs and one to his neck. Because they first used taser, then tackled him and then DID NOT SHOOT him as he ran to the car and reached for the gun, both officers got shot. And that is because they used tremendous restraint and they paid dearly.

    • @Jerome Levine agree, on top of that, they tried too taser and subdue that. You know what’s funny, you didn’t hear LeBron ask “why didn’t he just listen to the police?”

  10. So does that mean he’s canceling his contract with Nike. The sweat shops that make his sneakers because he cares so much about people.

  11. Michael Binder | August 27, 2020 at 4:16 PM | Reply

    FU Schumer commercial. And Leberon quit basketball and become a cop. When someone resisting arrest reaches in the car you can make a “decision”.

  12. Michael Binder | August 27, 2020 at 4:18 PM | Reply

    Make a statement. Cancel sports and become cops. Take the paycut.

    • Na they cowards living in there mansions away from the common folk they cool

    • PLUS KKKOPS STINK

    • American Woman | August 30, 2020 at 8:30 PM | Reply

      They’d have to come out of their little baby bubble to do man’s work. That’s never going to happen.

    • American Woman | August 30, 2020 at 8:38 PM | Reply

      @Katy Barloon It’s the fact that they are all such hypocrites when they are taking money from Nike who makes their products in Chinese sweatshops by little children and the Chinese Communist party is one of the most egregious governments against human rights violations. They have murdered hundreds of thousands of their citizens in the name of Communism. And LeBron James and the likes of him will not stand up to China. They are such hypocrites. And you can say well that doesn’t concern them but it should. It’s not like oh this is just happening somewhere else. They are making money from basically slave labor. So them saying that they are all for human rights is again hypocritical. It’s real easy to stand up against law enforcement brutality or whatever but when it comes to standing up against something that’s a million times worse they won’t do it because of the almighty dollar. That’s where LeBron james’ priorities lie. It’s wrapped up in his money. When it’s not costing him anything he can stand up or take a knee. But he won’t stand up when it comes to his money. Just another woke elitist celebrity with no self-awareness.

    • Lebron says why they can’t taser or subdue him? Well, watch this video were two officers tasered, tackle and they both get shot by the 22 year old.
      Make sure your friends see this.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccSM9RTbmS0 Dashcam video shows man shooting officer
      So the full video shows the two officers shot tasers at the guy and he was even held and punched on the ground the 22-year old still fights back. The man then breaks away from the hold of one of the officer, and in just 6 seconds runs around to the driver’s side and pulls out a gun and starts shooting. Notice the cops used restraint and did not shoot him even when they could as he reaches in the car door to pull out the gun and he shoots both officers.

      One officer nearly dies with two shots to his legs and one to his neck. Because they first used taser, then tackled him and then DID NOT SHOOT him as he ran to the car and reached for the gun, both officers got shot. And that is because they used tremendous restraint and they paid dearly.

  13. I don’t watch NBA anymore. I can’t. When they start mixing what they know with what they don’t know it loses its appeal.

  14. Lebron is a multi millionaire who lives a soft , privileged life playing kids games.

    • RabelaisianRebel | August 31, 2020 at 10:16 PM | Reply

      @jayme lee that was 9 years ago. Is there anything recent

    • @RabelaisianRebel — do you really think things change? I know someone who has to travel to China and go to a factory there… reporters and cameras are forbidden within a certain radius.

    • @Dale Craft “you white people” sounds like you’re the racist !!

    • RabelaisianRebel | September 1, 2020 at 8:19 AM | Reply

      @jayme lee if situation in china are bad he should speak on it
      But I first wanna hear him talk about domestic issues

    • Lebron says why they can’t taser or subdue him? Well, watch this video were two officers tasered, tackle and they both get shot by the 22 year old.
      Make sure your friends see this.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccSM9RTbmS0 Dashcam video shows man shooting officer
      So the full video shows the two officers shot tasers at the guy and he was even held and punched on the ground the 22-year old still fights back. The man then breaks away from the hold of one of the officer, and in just 6 seconds runs around to the driver’s side and pulls out a gun and starts shooting. Notice the cops used restraint and did not shoot him even when they could as he reaches in the car door to pull out the gun and he shoots both officers.

      One officer nearly dies with two shots to his legs and one to his neck. Because they first used taser, then tackled him and then DID NOT SHOOT him as he ran to the car and reached for the gun, both officers got shot. And that is because they used tremendous restraint and they paid dearly.

  15. Calling a felon wanted for sexual assault of a minor a gentleman.🤦🏼‍♂️

  16. watching the NBA is off my list of things to do (unless I move to China, of course, because those players just LUV that country).

  17. I never thought LeBron James was this dumb

  18. This guy bounces a ball around a court for a living, his opinion doesn’t matter

  19. LeBron should ditch his basketball shoes and millions, and respond to 911 calls to go arrest unrully blackman…

  20. It’s tragic that anyone is out there committing crimes and resisting arrest and going for a weapon while being shot by police. Why did the NBA shut down again?

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