Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James reacts during a match against the Portland Trail Blazers. Photo: EPA Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James reacts during a match against the Portland Trail Blazers. Photo: EPA
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James reacts during a match against the Portland Trail Blazers. Photo: EPA
Jonathan White
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Jonathan White

LeBron James’ and Jeremy Lin’s Black Lives Matter support does not mean they must have a view on Hong Kong protests

  • Joshua Wong highly critical of star’s silence on NBA-China crisis and Hong Kong protests while being vocal on US
  • Social media whataboutery to athletes such as Jeremy Lin diminishes everyone’s cause despite success not being zero-sum

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James reacts during a match against the Portland Trail Blazers. Photo: EPA Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James reacts during a match against the Portland Trail Blazers. Photo: EPA
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James reacts during a match against the Portland Trail Blazers. Photo: EPA
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.