And in an interview with CNN this week, James told Lemon that Trump was trying to divide our sport, but at the end of the day, sport is the reason why we all come together.
While NBA athletes, entertainers and politicians alike fired off a flurry of responses directed at the president, James' first tweet following Trump's diss made no mention of the former reality TV star turned politician.
The Commander-in-chief was referring to an interview on Monday in which the National Basketball Association legend opened up to Lemon about how he felt Trump had used sport to exacerbate United States racial tensions. James' publicist declined to respond to Mr Trump's tweet, but on Saturday afternoon, James retweeted a post from the "I Promise" school and said: "Let's get it kids!"
When asked what he would say to Trump if they were to sit face-to-face, James said, "I would never sit across from him". The first lady spoke out through her spokesperson and commended the Los Angeles Lakers player for opening a school in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, to help underprivileged children.
James has been outspoken in his dislike for Trump in the past.
In the same interview, James said he thought Trump was using sports to sow division in the US.
James also referred to Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, who said he wouldn't visit the White House after his team won the championship, prompting the president to disinvite the team.
What you're about to read is going to sound like a wacky sports mad lib, but it's not.
Jordan jumped to James' defence on Saturday.
"Who's the real dummy?" wrote Lemon, adding a reference to the First Lady's "Be Best" campaign.
James explained why he called Trump a "bum" on his Twitter account. (In the end, the Golden State Warriors won, and they won't be attending either.) The basketball player appeared at a rally for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign in his home state of OH, a critical swing state during the election that Trump ended up carrying.
June 1991: Quits Harbour Assembly seat, owning moral responsibility for DMK's defeat in the General elections that year. He had four sons, namely M K Muthu, M K Alagiri, M K Stalin, M K Tamilarasu and two daughters, Selvi and Kanimozhi.
As of early Monday, the petition had garnered almost 20,000 signatures and its goal was to get to 25,000 signatures. We now have an idea of when Ohio State will decide the fate of head football coach Urban Meyer.
After taking a 5-0 lead in the opening-set tiebreaker, Murray dropped seven consecutive points to hand the lead over to Copil. Andy Murray worked overtime on the overnight shift in Washington to reach his first tournament quarterfinal since last summer.
Hogrefe said the adults and children had no shoes, wore dirty rags for clothing and "looked like Third World country refugees ". Siraj Wahhaj, 39, was wanted out of Clayton County, Georgia for the abduction of his 3-year old son, Abdul Wahhaj.
According to Seagal's own website, the 66-year-old has been a regular visitor to Russian Federation for over a decade. Seagal said, "I've always had a very strong desire to do all I can to help improve Russian-American relations".
But the U.S. sanctions strategy has several weak spots, especially a reluctance by Europe and China to curtail business with Iran. Some protesters have shouted "Mullahs get lost!" and "Death to the dictator!" the semi-official Fars news agency has reported.
Asked whether Mourinho has called him directly, Willian added: "No, he has never called me, but he always sends me text messages". Also, everything comes out on the internet, too. " Mourinho talks to my agent all the time, he says 'bring him, bring him".
Vincent and the Grenadines and the United Kingdom to stash the proceeds of Manafort's Ukrainian political consulting work. Andres told the judge that he expects to question Gates for two more hours when the trial is gaveled in again Tuesday.
Families of the victims, now suing Jones and his media company, contend his message has led to a constant stream of threats. The company said it does not "tolerate hate speech," adding that creators that violate its guidelines will be punished.
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Tsitsipas, who reached his first ATP final in May at Barcelona but lost to Rafael Nadal, says he won't change to face Zverev. Certainly, if he can't play because of his injury, that's one thing. "It's a handsome thing to see", he said.
Elon Musk considers a private Tesla in tweet, shares jump
He added that he hoped all shareholders would remain and that all Tesla employees would "remain shareholders of the company". Short interest in Tesla on Tuesday stood at almost $US13 billion, according to S3 Partners, a financial analytics firm.
Browns trade WR Corey Coleman to Bills
The GM didn't sound anxious about the baggage Coleman is bringing with him from Cleveland as a disappointing first-round pick. The Cleveland Browns traded Corey Coleman for a reported late-round draft pick to the Buffalo Bills .
The toxic red tide that’s decimating Florida’s marine life
For people with severe or chronic respiratory conditions, such as emphysema or asthma, red tide can cause serious illness. Higher than normal concentrations are called blooms and the toxins in them can kill fish, crabs, and other marine life.
Pogba's agent travels to force move
Nevertheless, Pogba's return to United has been anything but successful since he signed from Juventus in the summer of 2016. Pogba looks to be staying put despite reports to the contrary.