“LeBandWagon”: Twitter Loses Its Cool As LeBron James Flips Known NFL Stand

Published 10/11/2021, 10:37 AM EDT


LeBron James has always been a Dallas Cowboys supporter. However, some sources recently saw him allegedly giving a standing ovation and cheering for their rivals, the Cleveland Browns. This stirred some mixed responses from the fans. Consequently, some of them claimed he was being disloyal.

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While a reasonable explanation for the same could be that he is supporting his local team for his loyalty to his hometown as well. He could be there as a sign of support that even he takes part in communal activities and gives back to the place that made him who he is. Subsequently, this is how his fans perceived his support for the Browns.

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Twitter erupts as media spots LeBron James at the Browns game

What does this mean for LeBron?

LeBron should not bat an eye at those who criticize him for supporting his home team. It is a whole different discussion when the question is who LeBron thinks will win it all. However, considering his appreciation for the sport, he is not at all wrong in supporting the team that originated from his hometown Cleveland.

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There is no question of criticizing LeBron for attending the Browns’ game. Moreover, LeBron pushed for a trade back to Cleveland, especially to win them an NBA championship. Therefore, it is visible that Cleveland has a special place in LeBron’s heart. However, he still supports the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL.

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Earlier, he even admitted that he could have played in the NFL at a time in his career for the Dallas Cowboys. Nevertheless, he stuck to making his legacy in the NBA. However, do you think LeBron was wrong in attending a game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Cleveland Browns? Let us know in the comments below.

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Chaitanya Dadhwal

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Chaitanya Dadhwal is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Even though his journalism is driven by his desire to understand both sides of an argument and give a neutral perspective, he is biased towards Houston Rockets and Arsenal, and he has shown exactly how loyal he can be through tough times. Currently a Law student at Jindal Global Law School, he aims to have his own sports management firm one day and enjoys rap music during his time off.

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