LeBron James has confirmed that he has, in fact, received the COVID-19 vaccine.
It’s been an exhausting 24 hours for fans of the NBA, with Media Days kicking off on Monday. The topic of the day was the vaccination status of multiple players, a few of which announced that they were unvaccinated.
The face of the league — LeBron James — had yet to announce his vaccination status before Lakers media day on Tuesday. When asked in May if he was vaccinated, James declined to answer.
“Anything I do off the floor is predicated to my family, for the majority — for 99.9% of that,” James said according to ESPN. “So it’s about the health and safety of my family, and that’s what it came down to.”
“Me being available to my teammates on the floor is me taking care of my body. Me doing everything I can do to make sure I’m available both mentally, physically and spiritually, as well. But anything