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LOS ANGELES — Speaking with the media for the first time since Rockets general manager Daryl Morey sent a since-deleted tweet supporting protests in Hong Kong, Lakers forward LeBron James made it clear he thought Morey’s actions were reckless.
“I believe he was either misinformed or not educated on the situation,” James said in a rare press conference setting before the Lakers preseason game against the Warriors.
When asked if he thought the league should reprimand Morey, James said that would be up to the league office, but added that he believed Morey was acting selfishly.
“So many people could have been harmed, not only financially but physically, emotionally, spiritually,” James said. “Be careful what we tweet, what we say, what we do. Even though, yes, we do have freedom of speech, but there can be a lot of negative that comes with that.”
Shortly after, James used