A West Side Cincinnati bar has announced that they will no longer show NBA games on their televisions due to the comments that LeBron James made about the fatal police shooting in Columbus.
Owner Jay Linneman said that they will resume showing games at Linne's Pub when James get "expelled" from the league.
USA Today reports:
The Los Angeles Laker forward and Ohio native posted on Twitter "YOU'RE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY" with an hourglass emoji. The photo, according to an ESPN report, was of a Columbus police officer identified as the person who fired the fatal shot.
James later deleted the Twitter post.
In a new post, James said anger from anyone is not good including from himself.
Linneman, who announced the no NBA games on TV policy in a Facebook post, said he is tired of all athletes' statements.
"They just need to play the game and that’s it," Linneman wrote. "Their opinion doesn’t really matter. They’re using their position to push their opinions, and that’s just not right."
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