- LeBron James said that he would not play without fans in the audience
- He was asked about the prospect of basketball games being playing without fans over fears of the coronavirus spreading
- The basketball legend has recently become the 3rd player in history to score 34, 000 points
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Basketball legend Lebron James was asked about what he thought about proposed measures to play basketballs games without fans due to fears of the virus spreading. He replied that he would not play without the fans.
Briefly.co.za learned that the coronavirus deaths have soared to 17 with over 300 confirmed infections increasing fears that public gatherings could increase the spread of the virus which has resulted in plans to play sports games behind closed doors. Fans would only be able to watch the matches on television. This is what prompted the question posed to LeBron.
The basketball player is extremely popular and has recently become the third player in the world to score 34, 000 points, a massive amount by any sports standards.
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He also has a humble side to him which endears him even more to his fans and the media. Recently, a pic of his locker revealed that he has a Kobe Bryant jersey hanging inside, a nod to another basketball great who recently passed away in a helicopter crash.
LeBron plays for the Los Angeles Lakers and was recently hailed for his excellent performance against the Milwaukee Bucks, particularly on how he outperformed Giannis Antetokounmpo, another basketball heavyweight who dominated games.
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