August 8, 2022

Red Sox co-owner LeBron James says he hates Celtics fans for being "as racist as f***"

Red Sox co-owner LeBron James says he hates Celtics fans for being “as racist as f***”

in one year, LeBron James It’s due to hit the NBA Free Agency. There will be many teams interested in talents Los Angeles Lakers A star, but maybe we can cross Boston Celtics off the list.

James didn’t have very nice things to say about the Celtics, especially their fan base, During one of the episodes of his talk show “The Store”. Released on Friday. Specifically, he determined that TD Garden has the least favorite places to play after footballer Marcus Rashford discussed Premier League places.

James’ business partner Maverick Carter and co-creator Paul Rivera also participated in the conversation.

Full exchange:

Carter: “In basketball, there are fans who can literally take the game from you. You can feel the fans are not going to let us win tonight. Where?”

Rivera: “Why do you hate Boston?”

James: “Because they’re racists like f***, that’s why. They’ll say anything, and that’s okay. I mean, damn it, she’s my wife, she’s been dealing with them her whole life. I don’t mind hearing it, if I hear someone nearby, I check it out quick. Move on. To the game, whatever it is. They’ll say whatever it is they want to say. They might throw something, I threw a beer on me leaving the match.”

Carter: “It’s the only place in the NBA where you and them wear T-shirts and say like F*** LeBron.”

James: “Yeah, it looks like a ‘F*** LBJ’ shirt. I think they might have sold it at the f***ing team store.”

It’s no surprise that the NBA star identifies Boston as a particularly hostile place to visit, but it’s not every day you see someone who owns a part of the Boston Red Sox go after a Boston fan base.

James and Carter are both investors in Fenway Sports Group, a company primarily owned by John Henry with majority ownership by Red Sox, Liverpool FC, Pittsburgh Penguins and RFK Racing. He works on a very small percentage of each team for James, who not exactly He transferred his baseball fan base to Boston.

Celtics fan behavior also made news earlier this summer when the Golden State Warriors were They complained about their rude language during the NBA Finals.

LeBron James doesn’t like going to Boston. (Photo by Maddy Meyer/Getty Images)

For what it’s worth, James Holds 11-14 records Against the Celtics on the road in his career. In the playoffs, he lost his first two series against Boston in his career, but has since won five straight games, most recently a seven-game win for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2018.

Celtics fans were far from the only thing discussed in “The Shop,” because it was also the episode that aired. Highly publicized comments made by James on Britney Greiner and the US government.