LeBron James on Breonna Taylor: ‘Life That’s Gone Too Soon out of Nonsense’

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FILE - In this March 10, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) dribbles during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Los Angeles. If James gets his way, NBA arenas and other sports venues around the country will be mega polling sites for the November general election. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

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LeBron James discussed his thoughts on the death of Breonna Taylor, saying her life was “gone too soon out of nonsense.”

“I kinda put myself in that household with them. Coming into a house, a place where they shouldn’t have been in the first place, and then opened fire and killing an innocent woman who had a bright future,” James said. “… What do we need to see a video of her actually being killed for something to actually happen with the officers who committed this crime? I’ve spoken to a lot of people in Louisville, and they’re irate. They’re sad, they’re angry, they’re disgusted with what’s going on and the timetable of what’s happening. 

“So I just feel for her mother, I feel for her family and anyone that had any association with her in her community. Her coworkers that probably saw her every day and seen her smile, and seen her probably talk about not only her presence in the world, but her future. It’s a life that’s gone