The NBA didn’t have “the balls” (Charles Barkley’s word, and I agree with it) to do anything about LeBron James violating the NBA’s COVID-19 health and safety protocols by attending a tequila promotional event earlier this week.
Because the number of media people who reacted negatively to the story was higher than the NBA expected, the NBA tried to defend its reasoning further on Monday.
NBA issues statement on LeBron James pic.twitter.com/wjQjR7cMDz
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) May 24, 2021
Blah, blah, blah.
Adam Silver and other suits were afraid to suspend their boss.