Jazz's Donovan Mitchell fires back on Twitter after Trump insults LeBron James

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Michael Jordan is speaking out in support of Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James after President Donald Trump insulted his intelligence.

"He's doing an unbelievable job for his community", Jordan, now owner of the National Basketball Association's Charlotte Hornets, told NBC News through a spokesperson. The two men talked during the interview about James's new "I Promise School" for at-risk youths in Akron, Ohio, which piqued the first lady's interest.

The conversation also turned to politics and Trump, and James said Trump is "using sports to kinda divide us".

CNN's Don Lemon scored an exclusive interview with hoops king LeBron James.

One person wrote: "LeBron James has done more good for this country in the last week as a basketball player than Trump has in a year and a half as President of the United States".

US President Donald Trump has slammed National Basketball Association star LeBron James in a tweet.

On Saturday morning, Lemon offered a pointed response to Trump.

Grisham went on to say that the first lady supports "responsible online behavior" as part of her Be Best initiative, and said that Melania Trump would be open to visiting James' new school. The comment came ahead of an important special election for a House seat in James' home state, and could add a meaningful obstacle to Republican efforts to retain control of Congress.

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The school, a project of the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools, provides students with a slew of awesome perks.

The missive, sent from the White House at 10:37 p.m. Friday night, delivered nausea to decent people.

Many, including professional athletes and the Republican governor of OH, were critical of Trump's statements.

CNN anchor Lemon also chimed into the Twitter debate, saying: "Who's the real dummy?"

In a tweet Sunday, the day before opening, James said the school's first day would be one of the greatest - if not the greatest - moments in his life.

"U bum", James said in the now-famous tweet.

Most of the interview focused on other matters, particularly James's efforts in OH to create an elementary school with an eye toward helping kids get their lives on track.

James has always been critical of Mr Trump. He also called him a "so-called president" in the wake of the Charlottesville violence.

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