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"But that doesn't mean that I don't respect and don't agree with what Colin Kaepernick is doing".
While speaking with reporters on the Cleveland Cavaliers' media day on Monday, King James said he's "all in favor" of athletes or non-athletes expressing their heartfelt beliefs in a peaceful manner and he respects Kaepernick's stance.
The silent protests have angered some fans, who see it as disrespectful to the USA flag, and set off a debate about race relations, policing and the mixing of politics and sports.
Unlike NFL players, NBA players are contractually obligated to stand up during the playing of the national anthem.
"My personal feelings is that I got a 12-year-old son, a 9-year-old son, and a 2-year-old daughter", he said. That's exactly what Colin Kaepernick is doing and I respect that.
Most Americans think Kaepernick is being unpatriotic but support his right to free speech, while almost half do not think the National Football League should penalize him, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released this month.
Ranger to father: 'Did you just stab her?'
On Monday, Lila's friends brought flowers to the first-grader's school and placed them at her desk, according to media reports. The rangers heard a "thud-like" sound and a high-pitched scream from Lila, who then fell to the ground, the affidavit said.
It's likely that some National Basketball Association players will join Kaepernick in his protest when the season resumes - but we now know that James won't be one of them.
"What I do not like about the situation is the negative attention that has been thrown onto him from certain people because it's not deserved", James said.
But the most interesting and eye-opening portion of his press conference came when he was asked about the recent police shootings that have plagued the country. "It's a scary ass situation that if my son calls me and said he's been pulled over, that I'm not that confident that things are going to go well, that my son is going to return home".
In July, James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade opened the 2016 ESPYs with a call to action regarding police reform and gun violence. Because I'm not up here saying that all police are bad, because they're not. "I'm not a politician, but I've lived this life and I've got a family and what scares me is my kids growing up in this society right now, where innocent lives are being taken and it seems like nothing is being done". "We just want the conversation to continue to be, 'Who are our leaders?"
"We just wanted the conversation to continue to go, to understand that police brutality and killings and things of that nature of innocent people, it's not the answer", he said. But at the same time, all lives do matter. It's not just black or white, it's not that.
The BBC programme said it tried to contact Murphy's representatives to put the claims to him but received no reply. "I know from my experience in the IRA that murders have to be approved by the leadership", he said.
Archeologists had long known the artifact was buried at the location but had been unable to get to it until now. Copies of Adolf Hitler's " Mein Kampf " are displayed during the book launch of a new edition in January.
Traffic is backed up approaching McCarran International Airport amid a shooting investigation on September 19, 2016. Police via Twitter reported the airport connector tunnel was closed to traffic as the shooting was investigated.
Wednesday, and investigation is under way by power company Electric Power Authority, though a cause has not been determined. Vehicle lights illuminate a street after a massive blackout, in San Juan, Puerto Rico , Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016.
One closely held secret: the identity of the person playing Trump in the sessions. "They're focusing on that". Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said that report was an act of "psychological warfare" and that Mr.
This aerial photo shows a pair of water retention ponds at the site of a pipeline leak, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, near Helena, Ala. Department of Transportation, is investigating the leak in a section of the pipeline constructed in 1963, it said.
He was traded from the team in 2007 to the Boston Celtics, where he won his only National Basketball Association championship. But don't forget he also won an Olympic gold medal in 2000, averaging 10.8 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists.
Both the accused are alleged to have plied the girl with drugs, raped her and then left her unconscious, The Guardian reported. Scarlet's mother Fiona MacKeown expressed shock at the verdict and said she will appeal against it. "I'm devastated.
The coast guard station may hold some special interest for Prince William , who works as a pilot for East Anglian Air Ambulance. William is the second in line to succeed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth, who is also Canada's head of state.
There was a fleeting moment in the second period that maybe this time would be different for Ovechkin and Russian Federation . When you're able to lead at this level of a group of leaders and you're able to take control, it shows how special he is.
A man killed his children , stepchildren and shot and stabbed his wife in Dearborn Heights early this morning, police said. ET, saying he had just killed his family at their suburban home about 10 miles southwest of downtown Detroit , said Lt.
Pakistan demands worldwide probe into Uri attack
"The UP government is busy fighting family wars even as people are under the grip of such deadly diseases", she said. Aiyar stressed that talks is only solution to have friendly relations with Pakistan.
Jose Mourinho: 'Wayne Rooney affected by England criticism'
He admitted that he form of his captain Wayne Rooney - who has described criticism of himself as " rubbish " - had been patchy. We like to say a very good start to the season was better than we could expect, we were guilty to raise expectations of people.
Jill Stein on debates: Let me in!
Winning name recognition nationally has proven hard , with the major party nominees hoarding TV air time and fundraising dollars. In Massachusetts, polls show Clinton with a substantial lead over Trump, and Johnson trailing a distant third.
Stocks climb as Fed calms investors; bond prices up
US crude was up $1, or 2.2 percent, at $46.34 a barrel, while Brent crude futures rose 65 cents, or 1.4 percent, to $47.48. Rising commodity prices have helped the shares of mining and commodities-trader Glencore rebound this year.
Bears Sign Matt Barkley From Practice Squad
Both teams struggled with injuries to key players throughout the season and both teams also finished last in their division. It was his first action as a Bear since the preseason finale, and he said he can benefit from that time .
Tesla sues Michigan, challenges law requiring dealer sales
Rick Snyder, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and Attorney General Bill Schuette in a lawsuit filed in federal court. Tesla, unlike other automakers, sells its cars directly to consumers through company-owned stores in other states.
Santner, Boult lead Kiwis fightback against India
But Rohit Sharma and R Ashwin shared a decent stand of 52 before Sharma was out for 35, lobbing Santner to Ish Sodhi at mid-on. Left-armer Neil Wagner pitched all his deliveries short to him, the third of which - from around the wicket - drew a top edge.
Cost questions linger about Chicago police hires
Topczewski stanched the blood flowing from the wound next to the youngster's spine and was credited with saving Tavon's life. Officer Jason Van Dyke has been charged with murder in McDonald's death - but only after the video was released.
New Power Rangers Posters Tease First Look At Zords
But to do so they will have to overcome their real-life issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it is too late. Sure, kids are the target audience, and kids love colors, but that doesn't mean they have to look bad too.
Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 in Permier League
The Chelsea defence went to sleep and Lovren was left unmarked at the back post to skilfully prod home on the half-volley. In the second half they invested more and we had to react to it so it was hard.
Destiny: Rise of Iron - How to Get Iron Lord Artifacts
There are some incredible visual effects, likely aided by Bungie's choice to ditch last-gen consoles for Rise of Iron . It's a great way to generate additional interest in a videogame that first launched two years ago.