LeBron James Shares a 3-Word Message to NFL Legend Shannon Sharpe After Massive Brawl at Lakers Game

Published 01/22/2023, 4:50 AM EST

NFL veteran Shannon Sharpe is one of the biggest followers of LeBron James. On Friday night, following a courtside brawl during the Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies game, the Lakers icon shared a photograph with the former Denver Broncos tight end. Moreover, ‘King James’ shared the photo on his social media with a three-word message dedicated to perhaps his biggest supporter.

Sharpe has defended the four-time NBA champion numerous times during any debate with his ‘Undisputed’ co-host Skip Bayless.

LeBron James shared a 3-word message in a photo with Shannon Sharpe


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After the half-time buzzer on Friday night, an altercation began when both Sharpe and Memphis Grizzlies star, Dillion Brooks shouted at each other. Thereafter, some of the Grizzlies’ players, notably Steven Adams and Ja Morant joined in to confront the NFL veteran. Interestingly, Morant’s father, Tee Morant also got involved and traded a couple of words with Sharpe. As a result, the conversation got heated and they had to be separated by security.


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After the altercation subsided, James and Sharpe were snapped together smiling and looking towards each other. The 18x All-Star shared the photo on his Instagram story. The caption read, “MY DOG!! UNK”

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James addressed the 54-year-old as his very close and trusted friend.


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Lakers pull off miraculous win against the Grizzlies

The brawl might have been the center of attention on Friday night, but that doesn’t change the fact of how James and co. snapped the Grizzlies’ 11-game winning streak. With the help of Russell Westbrook and Dennis Schroder, the Lakers pulled off the miraculous win. Both of them dropped 29 and 19 points respectively.

King James was possibly not at his best on the night but still wrapped up the 121-122 win with 23 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists. With this win, the Lakers currently sit in the 13th position in the Western Conference table.


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Ayush Roy

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Ayush Roy is an NBA writer at Essentially Sports. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Calcutta. Capitalizing his background in finance, Ayush likes to dive deep into the economics of the NBA.

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