When James showed up Staples Center for his third preseason game with the new-look Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night, he did so wearing a Colin Kaepernick-branded shirt made by Nike. James posted photographs of his outfit to his Instagram account, one of which showed him sitting in front of his locker with his Lakers uniform hanging down, and “Kaepernick” spelled in large capitalized letters on the back of his shirt.
“KAEP Drip 💧💧 🙏🏾✊🏾 ,” James wrote in his post, including the hashtag #MoreThanAnAthlete.
Kaepernick, of course, became the face of the company’s 30th-anniversary “Just Do It” campaign in early September, recognizing his role in inspiring many with his protests against police brutality and racial injustice as a former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers.
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