NBA star LeBron James sparked controversy among some on the left when he recently posted a humorous meme to social media that compared COVID-19 with the common cold and flu.
In response, former NBA legend turned leftist writer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar penned a furious missive attacking James for going against the prevailing narrative on the purported dangers of COVID, even going so far as to accuse him of placing “lives at risk” by posting the meme.
But if Jabbar wanted to engage in a debate with James on the subject, James made clear he is an unwilling participant when pressed by the media to respond to what his elder had said.
“No, I don’t have a response to Kareem at all,” James said after a game Tuesday.
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