It’s always been obvious the Heat star player is a leader on the basketball court. Now it’s clear that he’s a leader off the court, too.
And his teammates followed James’ lead Monday night by making their own statement against Sterling.
Before Game 4 in the playoff series against the Charlotte Bobcats – as a show of support for the Los Angeles Clippers players and as a protest against their controversial NBA owner – the Heat players threw down their practice T-shirts on center court and wore their practice jerseys inside out, just like the Clippers did at their Sunday game.
A good, symbolic show of solidarity.
And better yet, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver agreed.
Miami Herald Editorial Board