Social media gives us a great forum for discussions, rants and debates on sports. At the same time providing a compass, navigating us through the wilderness where many fans are being led. It’s unsettling at times to see how many fall in line with what’s it for now, continuously being fed a stale narrative.
Facebook or Twitter during a sporting event is just as entertaining as the game itself at times. But when the Miami Heat take the court, business really picks up and all the attention turns to LeBron James. You have citizens of Cleveland who chime in and express their eternal hatred for him but praise a closet racist in Cavs owner Dan Gilbert. There are others that loathe that he handled free agency on his own terms and within the NBA structure. A young man who has taken his destiny by the balls as we’re taught to do from the first time we put our mind to something and the world has a problem with that!
Or is that only for white ball players?
I liken Facebook and Twitter to a school yard with James being the topic of discussion every time he walks by. Comments range from his mother to the width of his headband - and let’s not forget the jokes about his fading hairline.
And to think that some of these cracks come from respectable journalists who are duped into this nonsense by sophomoric adults, looking for a cheap thrill in the form of a like or retweet from their favorite sports media personality.
Lol @ you #sheeple.
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