We’ve already spoken about the divisive nature of James’ views. However, the worst aspect is his stance on China. James openly condemns police brutality and racial inequality in the USA. He is very vocal about it and this rubs some fans up the wrong way. However, the problem is that he goes quiet when money is involved. Of course, we’re talking about China.
The NBA is massively popular in the Middle Kingdom. Obviously, James is the face of basketball in the 21st century. His comments attract massive attention and he also has a lot of influence. Activists in Hong Kong criticized the Lakers’ star because he refused to speak out about Chinese brutality in the region. They claimed that he is a hypocrite because he only talks about things that affect him.