LeBron James inserted himself into the Odell Beckham Jr. saga in a weird means earlier than the NFL commerce deadline.
He tweeted out a message demanding the Cleveland Browns “free OBJ” in what appeared like a focused determination to pressure a commerce.
The Browns didn’t budge, even after Beckham’s father posted a video slamming Baker Mayfield, and the outcome was the receiver being minimize unfastened.
He lastly discovered a brand new group Thursday as he signed with the Los Angeles Rams on a one-year deal.
Like James, he’s making the transfer from Cleveland to Los Angeles and the present Lakers star shared his pleasure through one other tweet.
Welcome to LA my brother @obj! It’s GO TIME!!
— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 11, 2021
This one is barely much less controversial than the final.
James Begins The Hype Practice
James has turn into fairly the fascinating sports activities fan.
One second he’s tweeting about his love of the Browns.
Decide 6 @denzelward!!! Yessir ✊🏾
— LeBron James (@KingJames) November 7, 2021
The subsequent he’s telling the group to free OBJ.
His fandom has by no means been set in stone as he made the notorious determination to attend an MLB playoff collection carrying a New York Yankees hat up to now.
He realized his mistake and rooted for the hometown group in 2016.
What James appears to do is separate his fandom from particular person gamers.
He’s brazenly pals with Beckham and that goes past any Browns fandom.
Not that James has ever been an enormous Browns fan within the first place.
He’s additionally simply certainly one of many individuals thrilled with this signing that will get Beckham into the brilliant lights of L.A.
The one query now could be if the hype will flip into precise on-field success, or if the receiver’s issues will comply with him throughout the nation.
If he isn’t getting targets instantly, all the main focus shall be on he handles the state of affairs.