Apr 26, 2014, 6:49 PM EDT
LeBron James has a platform unlike any player in the NBA – and he knows it.
Now, LeBron is using his place in the game to hold Donald Sterling’s feet to the fire.
Good for LeBron. He can’t singlehandedly force out an owner, but his voice influences decision-makers. LeBron could have easily deferred on the issue and avoided controversy.
Instead, he’s drawing a line and planting himself firmly on one side of it.
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