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LeBron James led the NBA’s far-left political movement this season and subsequently tanked its ratings to all-time lows.
In the key state of Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump dunked all over the social justice warrior. The crowd joined in by loudly chanting “LeBron James sucks.”
Here it is:
— OutKick (@Outkick) November 2, 2020
“I felt badly for LeBron,” Trump announces. “Down 71%. And that’s for the championship. I didn’t watch one shot. I get bored.”
He was far from the only person who tuned out the series. The LeBron-led Finals were so bad that LSC baseball and regular-season college football crushed it. Pathetic.
“Nobody wants to watch” the NBA. That is correct, Mr. Trump. Check these out:
Here is how the political 2020 NBA Finals rated game-by-game.
— Bobby Burack (@burackbobby_) October 13, 2020
Trump is wrong, however, on the NFL. The NFL is holding up well against election coverage and the pandemic. Its ratings are on the rise.
Regardless of who wins the election, though, the damage LeBron did to the NBA cannot be undone. It was a self-inflicted, historical tank job, and LeBron has only himself to blame.