LeBron James, Alvin Kamara and Donovan Mitchell

LeBron James, Alvin Kamara and Donovan Mitchell Responds To Jacob Blake Shooting: ‘We Are Scared As Black People In America’

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James joined a growing list of athletes to publically voice frustration and anger after Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, was shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, with James telling reporters Monday night, “we are scared as Black people in America.

LeBron James, Alvin Kamara and Donovan Mitchell

“If you’re sitting here and telling me that there was no way to subdue that gentleman or detain him or just before the firing of guns, then you’re sitting here and lying to not only me, but you’re lying to every African American, every Black person in the community,” James said. “Because we see it over and over and over.”

LeBron James, Alvin Kamara and Donovan Mitchell

New Orleans Saints All-Pro running back Alvin Kamara called the shooting “attempted murder,” while Utah Jazz star guard Donovan Mitchell tweeted: “F THE GAMES AND PLAYOFFS!!! THIS IS SICK AND IS A REAL PROBLEM WE DEMAND JUSTICE! ITS CRAZY I DONT HAVE ANY WORDS BUT WTF MAN! THIS IS WHY WE DONT FEEL SAFE!!!!”