Thu. Mar 30th, 2023

After Fox analyst Shannon Sharpe received right into a courtside altercation with Grizzlies wing Dillon Brooks, Tee Morant (the daddy of Ja Morant) and Grizzlies heart Steven Adams on Friday evening, Lakers star LeBron James got here to the protection of Sharpe within the group’s postgame press convention.

“I experience with Shannon three hundred and sixty five days—366 on a intercalary year—24/7. In order that’s my man,” James stated. “I at all times received his again. And he’s received mine. He can speak with the perfect of them, for certain.”

On Saturday afternoon, James doubled down in his protection of Sharpe with a publish on Instagram.

James posted an image of a visibly indignant Sharpe on Friday evening with the caption “If ‘I want a Muthaf— would’ was an individual. MOOD. Unk VIBES!”

The courtside argument started when Sharpe was heckling Brooks and his skill to protect James. The heckling turned private for Brooks, who was seen arguing with Sharpe from throughout the court docket as he walked off the court docket heading into halftime. 

The incident escalated when Adams got here to the protection of Brooks and approached Sharpe on the sideline. Earlier than lengthy, Sharpe was seen shouting at Adams and Tee Morant. A number of events received concerned to separate Sharpe, Morant, Adams and others, together with area safety, assistant coaches and different gamers.

Brooks referred to as Sharpe a “common pedestrian” after the sport and argued that Sharpe shouldn’t be again within the area after the incident.

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