Dallas Cowboys responded to comments made by owner Jerry Jones LeBron James In this NBA The veteran called out reporters because he was not asked about the recently resurfaced photo of Jones During the 1957 anti-discrimination protests at North Little Rock High School in Arkansas.
During the following post-match press conference Lakerswon against 128-109 Trail Blazers Wednesday, James — his former teammate — when Irving got in trouble for sharing anti-Semitic content on social media.
A day after James’ comments, the Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott asked about it. What James said was a reference to Jones. Jones got the chance to ask him about it during a radio interview on Friday.
“First of all, you need to hear me tell you how much I think about LeBron,” Jones said 105.3 Fan. “I don’t know anyone who has more respect for me, I don’t know anyone who took advantage of every opportunity he got and made the most of it. Not only. [has he been] A great ambassador for the sport, he’s played the sport, he’s taken the stand, he’s used these platforms — I want to make sure you know where I’m coming from. When he talked about how much of a Cowboys fan he was, my vest buttons popped.”
Although James used to be a Cowboys fanBecause he didn’t approve of how the Cowboys would handle players who kneel during the national anthem. However, Jones said he remains a big fan of the Lakers star.
“He would have made a great finish. That’s not going to change. Nothing is going to change that,” Jones said.
“Obviously, he’s made an impact, and it’s just because of all of the above. His success, how he’s used his sport, how he’s used his platform. How we’ve done it. He’s made basketball great, he’s made a lot of people. Money. Hopefully, I have too. is.”
Jones did not participate in the rally, but said he went there out of curiosity, despite his football coach at the time telling him and his teammates to stay away. Jones too He said he wished he had done more Helping Black students feel more accepted in Little Rock.