Enes Kanter Freedom dismisses LeBron James’ milestone: ‘Integrity > 40,000 points’


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Enes Kanter Freedom chided LeBron James on Sunday after the Los Angeles Lakers star surpassed 40,000 profession factors towards the Denver Nuggets over the weekend.

Freedom, who has been a critic of James for failing to name out China’s therapy of Uyghur Muslims and his relationship with Nike, made a reference to the NBA star’s integrity.

“Integrity > 40,000 factors,” Freedom wrote.

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Los Angeles Lakers ahead LeBron James gestures through the first half of an NBA basketball recreation towards the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, March 2, 2024 in Los Angeles. (AP Photograph/Mark J. Terrill)

He added, “A variety of youngster slave sweat store supporters in these feedback… however please, do speak about social justice at your comfort…”

Nike had lengthy been accused of utilizing sweatshops in Asia to supply the gear it sells throughout the globe. The corporate launched an announcement for fiscal year 2023 about pressured labor, human trafficking and trendy slavery.

“NIKE takes significantly and absolutely helps nationwide and worldwide efforts to finish pressured labor, human trafficking and trendy slavery,” Nike’s assertion learn. “NIKE’s necessities for suppliers are contained in our Code of Conduct and Code Management Requirements. 

“The Code of Conduct lays out the required minimal requirements we anticipate every provider to fulfill in producing NIKE merchandise and consists of strict necessities round pressured and youngster labor, extreme additional time, compensation, and freedom of affiliation amongst different necessities.”

Enes Kanter Freedom in 2022

Enes Kanter Freedom attends the Algemeiner fiftieth Anniversary J100 Gala at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on Nov. 29, 2022 in New York Metropolis. (Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan by way of Getty Photos)

Nike additionally described its practices to handle the chance within the recruitment of staff.

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Freedom was important of James when he surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar because the NBA’s all-time factors chief.

“38,388 Factors. 0 Morals. 0 Values. 0 Rules. 0 Empathy. 1 Bow All the way down to #China. Congrats @KingJames,” he wrote on the time.

James hit the 40,000-point mark with a 35-point efficiency towards the Nuggets, however Los Angeles fell to Denver 124-114.

LeBron vs Denver

Los Angeles Lakers ahead LeBron James smiles after scoring through the first half of an NBA basketball recreation towards the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, March 2, 2024 in Los Angeles. (AP Photograph/Mark J. Terrill)

“Being the primary participant to do one thing, it’s fairly cool on this league, simply figuring out the historical past, the greats that’s come via the league and then you definitely see among the greats on the ground tonight, it was nice to compete,” James stated.

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“However for me, the primary factor, as at all times, is to win, and I hated that it needed to occur in a defeat.”

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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