“I’m a supporter of winners,” James told the New York Post in 2016. “As a kid growing up, I needed inspiration to get out of the situation I was in. I loved the Bulls, Cowboys and loved the Yankees. Those are winning franchises.”
But looking at his timeline, supporting winners might be a matter of supporting who is winning at the time.
Here’s a look:
2007 American League Division Series — New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians
Yes, James is from Akron, Ohio. Yes, he was playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers at the time. No, that didn’t stop him from rooting for the Yankees in the playoffs.
“The guy is the face of Cleveland sports and he’s not even rooting for a team that’s 100 feet from the building he plays in,” Indians fan Adam Burke told The Associated Press that night.
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