LeBron James, who's already under fire for making comments that seemed to support the Chinese government, has ignited an all-out firestorm after he appeared to disrespect the National Anthem during the first game of the NBA season. While the other players on the Lakers and Clippers stood at attention during the performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner," James stomped around the court, yelling, "Let's go!" just as the singer was finishing. James' behavior apparently didn't do much in the way of boosting morale, as the Lakers lost to the Clippers 112-102.
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