LeBron James Sounds Off On Donald Trump’s ‘Locker Room Talk’ Comment


Donald Trump has drawn plenty of criticism lately after he dismissed a 2005 tape capturing his lewd comments about women as “locker room talk.”

And while Tom Brady declined to weigh in on the matter Wednesday, LeBron James did just the opposite.

The Cleveland Cavaliers forward was asked at his team’s practice to clarify what “locker room talk” meant to him, and he didn’t hold back in ripping the Republican presidential candidate.

“It’s not what that guy said,” James said. “We don’t disrespect women in no shape or fashion in our locker room. That never comes up.”

The Cavs star added that typical banter in his team’s locker room usually revolves around sporting events and highlights, and that Trump’s comments were “trash talk.” He also never referred to Trump by name, twice calling the candidate “that guy.”

James is pretty transparent about his political allegiances — he publicly endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton just over a week ago — so this response from the three-time NBA champion isn’t exactly surprising.

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