Hilarious Memes and Remarks Flood Twitter as Lebron James’ Harsh Comments on Jerry Jones’ Leaked 1957 Photo Sparks Uproar

Published 12/01/2022, 4:58 PM EST
DENVER, CO – FEBRUARY 12: LeBron James (23) of the Los Angeles Lakers makes an angry face before the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Just when Jerry Jones thought that the controversies had ceased, a new one struck the Dallas Cowboys owner. And this time it’s not anyone from the NFL world poking. It’s NBA legend and Los Angeles Lakers’ main man, LeBron James. He shocked the sporting world after his press conference remarks about Jones’ recently viral desegregation photo.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was in the middle of some fresh controversy this week when a 1957 picture of Jerry made headlines. 15-year-old Jerry was in a crowd of people fighting for the exclusion of black students in Arkansas’ Little Rock High School. However, Jerry wasn’t the only one in trouble. Last month LeBron’s former teammate and Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving also made the news.

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LeBron James gets questions from the media that don’t just surround basketball. Due to his massive influence and following, the Lakers’ small guard has to give his views on a variety of off-court situations.

LeBron James has had to answer questions about the NFL before

He had to defend Kyrie Irving when the latter encouraged anti-Semitic sentiments and ended up being suspended for 5 games. However, Bron was surprised that no one from the media questioned him about Jerry Jones’ desegregation scandal. And the Internet had a mixed reaction to LeBron stirring the pot of controversy.

Some thought that the 4x NBA Champion was right to stick up for his community and for his former ring-winning teammate. Kyrie had to answer a myriad of questions surrounding his actions.

While the Dallas Cowboys owner got away with a simple ‘I was only curious’ justification. And this irked LeBron, and he questioned the media about its hypocrisy surrounding his community.

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This is not the first time LeBron James had to answer football-related questions. James also spoke to the media when they asked his opinions on the Colin Kaepernick situation. And Jerry’s stand on Colin’s matter didn’t impress James. Bron stopped supporting the Cowboys, even though they were his favorite team from his childhood.

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LeBron James and the Lakers are slowly regaining their shape this season after LBJ’s recovery from a hip injury. And, Jerry Jones’ Dallas Cowboys are still looking for their 6th Super Bowl, and they have been doing that for 26 years. With Dak Prescott’s offense and Micah Parson’s defense, this might be the year for America’s team.

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Soumyapriyo Ganguly

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Soumyapriyo Ganguly is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. He holds a degree in Economics and Statistics from the Indian School of Business and Finance. Rivu is a sports nerd with his favorites being Soccer, American Football, Basketball, UFC, and Formula 1.

Edited By: Deepika Bhaduri

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