Fans Shocked as LeBron James Trolls the NBA for Christmas Game: “They’ll Make Him Delete This”

Published 12/25/2021, 7:38 AM EST
Dec 15, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) celebrates the win over the Dallas Mavericks during overtime at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports| Courtesy Reuters


LeBron James remains one of the most influential players in the NBA. His impact extends beyond the court into the franchises that he has played at. LeBron also does not shy away from expressing his opinions. A recent post by James on Instagram seems to have garnered some attention.

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Recently, LeBron James posted a meme on his Instagram account. The meme was a recreated version of the famous meme template of three Spidermen pointing at each other. LeBron labeled the three Spidermen, “Covid“, “cold” and “flu” respectively. He captioned the post saying, “Help me out folks.”

The post by LeBron on his official Instagram page has accumulated over 2 million ‘likes’ on the social media platform. LeBron’s meme seems to have struck a chord with NBA fans. There are thousands of comments on his post with some NBA fans also disagreeing with LeBron’s message.

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Dec 23, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Lebron James (6) drives to the net against San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) during the first quarter at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA started health and safety protocols to deal with the pandemic in the 2020-21 NBA season. The organization expects franchises and players to comply with these protocols to limit the spread of the virus that might potentially disrupt the schedule. It has impacted many teams in the league by running rampant through their rosters.

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It has also forced the NBA to postpone various games due to franchises not having the number of players required to play a match. A Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls match was one of the games postponed.

Fans react to LeBron James’ controversial meme

Netizens reacted hilariously to LeBron James’ post. Celebrities like Jamie Foxx along with NBA players like Trae Young also reacted to the meme. Some fans likewise suggested that the NBA would force LeBron to delete his meme. Some others cracked jokes about LeBron’s name with several puns.

 

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How long y’all think till NBA makes him delete this

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Gotta point haha

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LeMeme James

1000% getting deleted

No way lebron just posted this 😂

LeBron had to quarantine, a while back under health and safety protocols on November 30 and missed a few Lakers games.

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Shalom Saldanha

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Shalom Saldanha is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his journalism degree, he has previously worked as a sports corresspondent for India Shorts/Business Upturn. A Giannis Antetokounmpo and Bucks fan, Shalom primarily got into the sport after discovering that he shared a mutual love for Arsenal with the 'Greek Freak'.

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