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LeBron James Wears 'Equality' Shoes, Links Arms on Opening Night

LeBron James wore shoes that read "equality" for the Cleveland Cavaliers' season-opener against the Celtics.

"I will in my voice, I will in my passion, I will in my money, I will in my resources to my youth and my inner city and outside my inner city to let these kids know that there is hope, there is greater walks of life, and not one individual, no matter if it's the president of the United States... can stop your dreams from becoming a reality," James had said earlier at the team's medie day.

During the national anthem, all Cavaliers players stood while linking arms while their opponents made no sort of gesture. The NBA has a rule that all players must stand for the national anthem, which takes kneeling out of the equation.

The NBA star later explained his actions in a video to fans:

October 18, 2017 |

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