James’ haters will argue that he quit the Cavaliers twice because he wanted to join the highest bidder. That’s not the full story though because he showed ambition with both moves and has the rings to prove it. However, his dealings with China are another story because he showed that he’s a sellout.
The NBA icon attracted criticism of hypocrisy after refusing to speak about China’s appalling human rights record. He doesn’t have a problem discussing civil rights in the U.S. However, his Nike deal prevents him from using his massive global profile to do right by the people in the Middle Kingdom (via The New York Post).