LeBron Defends Shannon Sharpe After Lakers-Grizzlies Incident

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Sports Illustrated

By Daniel Chavkin The Lakers forward stood by one of his biggest supporters. The Lakers defeated the Grizzlies on Friday night, but the focus on the game was more about what happened off the court than on. Fox Sports analyst Shannon Sharpe got into it with the Grizzlies, which included Ja Morant’s father Tee, leading to incidents with Steven Adams and Dillon Brooks, among others. Sharpe told ESPN’s Dave McMenamin that he was heckling Brooks, saying he couldn’t guard LeBron James, and Brooks wasn’t too happy about that. After the game, Brooks called Sharpe a “regular pedestrian,” and argued he …

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