LeBron James On All-Star Voting: “There’s Always Goofy Votes. Donald Trump Is Our President”

The NBA star flipped a question from a reporter into a roast of the president.

LeBron James On All-Star Voting: “There’s Always Goofy Votes. Donald Trump Is Our President” Streeter Lecka / Getty Images

For the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, the league decided to try out a new format for the selection process: Fan voting is worth 50% in the weighted system, while media and player votes each account for 25%. The process is always heavily scrutinized, and LeBron James responded to a question regarding some of the more surprising individuals who were voted in.

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After a Cleveland Cavaliers shootaround on Friday, James was asked for his opinions about the All-Star selections. “There’s always goofy votes,” he said. “I mean, Donald Trump is our president.” Watch the clip from the interview below.

January 27, 2017
LeBron James On All-Star Voting: “There’s Always Goofy Votes. Donald Trump Is Our President”