NBA legend magic Johnson believes that Los Angeles Lakers light forward LeBron James should become the MVP of the 2019/2020 season.
“LeBron James definitely deserved to be the MVP this season. He is almost completing a triple-double with 25 points, 10 assists and 8 rebounds on average per game. LeBron’s defensive play was awesome. There is no better leader in sports than LeBron, ” Johnson wrote on his Twitter page.
The 35-year-old James is averaging 25.0 points, 10.6 assists and 7.9 rebounds per game this season with 49% accuracy from the game. LeBron is considered one of the main contenders for the MVP award along with Milwaukee Bucks forward Yannis Adetokunbo.
James ‘ Los Angeles Lakers confidently led the Western conference until the suspension of the 2019/2020 NBA season due to the coronavirus pandemic. James will try to win a fourth career League title when the League resumes the season at Disneyworld amusement Park in Orlando on July 30.
LeBron James reacted to the sale of his card for a record amount in the history of sports
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James commented on the sale of a collectible card with his image from the NBA rookie season to the Cleveland Cavaliers for $ 1.8 million, which was a record amount in the history of the sport.
“Guess who else has a couple of these cards,” James wrote a comment on instagram under the Sportcenter post.
Previously, the most paid for the card of baseball player Mike trout — $ 922.5 thousand. Trout is a three-time MLB MVP with the Los Angeles angels. Today, he is the greatest star in the world of baseball, but playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James is generally considered a more influential athlete.
Thus, the LeBron card became the first in history to be sold for more than $ 1 million.
Russell Westbrook has shown an anti-racism t-shirts for the restart of the NBA season
Houston rockets point guard Russell Westbrook on his Twitter page showed t-shirts with slogans about social and racial justice, which the player’s brand Honor the Gift develops in conjunction with the NBA players ‘ Union.
Earlier, the Union approved the slogans “black Lives matter”, “Call their names”, “vote”,” I can’t breathe”,” Justice”,” Peace”,” Equality”,” Freedom”,” Enough”,” Power to the people”,” Justice now”,” Hear us”,” Respect us”,” Listen to us”,” Stand up”,” education Reform ” and others. Westbrook and his company offer 9 new: “Systemic racism”, “Police reform”, “No justice”, “No peace”,” Break the cycle”,” Strange fruit “(a reference to a song by black singer Billie holiday),” by Any means “(“at all costs”),” people power”,”Am I next?”.
The NBA and the Union allowed players to replace the name on their jerseys with a statement about racial and social justice. The English Premier soccer League was one of the first professional sports leagues to adopt this method. The players replaced their names on their jerseys with a black Lives Matter statement in support of the fight against global systemic racism. The NBA decided to follow the example of the APL.