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NBA superstar LeBron James has been accused of making an anti-Semitic comment
during a Jewish league basketball game at the Mandel Jewish Community Center in
Ohio last week.
According to TMZ, at one point, James, who made a
surprise appearance, said to a teammate, “These Jews suck at
This infuriated another player who shouted back: “Princess
James, Get out of Cleveland!” and “F–- you, you ruined the NBA.”
who apparently worked at the kosher sandwich shop inside the center, was
suspended from his job for three days.
A representative for James said
LeBron did not make the comment in question, and despite the verbal attack, one
of the Jewish members of the team said James was “nice to everyone.”