Celtics' Enes Kanter rips LeBron James for failing to publicly advocate for COVID vaccine: 'It's ridiculous'

토요일 밤 인터뷰에서, 칸터가 말했다 “믿을 수 없었다” 그만큼 Los Angeles Lakers forward wasn’t using his large platform to push the vaccine.

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 T.J. McConnell #9 of the Indiana Pacers and LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the game on May 15, 2021 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, 인디애나.

T.J. McConnell #9 of the Indiana Pacers and LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on during the game on May 15, 2021 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, 인디애나. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

When I heard it, I was very disappointed, and it’s ridiculous. 명백하게, 르브론 제임스, he’s one of the faces of the league, and he should be the first one to go out there and say, ‘Listen, 여러분. I got the vaccine, and I’m encouraging everyone, my community, 여러분, basketball fans, non-basketball fans and sports fans are just going out there and get this vaccine, so we can save other lives.

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter (13) during Celtics Media Day in Canton MA.

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter (13) during Celtics Media Day in Canton MA. (David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)

When I heard that, 믿을 수가 없었어. But I hope he can educate himself about this vaccination and inspire and encourage other people around him,” 그는 CNN에 말했다.

James was asked about whether he received the COVID-19 vaccine after telling reporters earlier in the year he wasn’t going to reveal that information.

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“나는 모든 사람이 자신과 가족을 위해 옳다고 생각하는 일을 선택하는 자신의 선택이 있다고 생각합니다.,” 제임스는 레이커스의 미디어 데이에서 말했다., 통하다 USA 투데이. “내가 아주 그랬다는 걸 알아 (skeptical) about it all, but after doing my research and things of that nature, I felt like it was best suited for not only me but my family and my friends, and that’s why I decided to do it.

Enes Kanter #11 of the Boston Celtics walks backcourt during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on January 16, 2020 in Milwaukee, 위스콘신.

Enes Kanter #11 of the Boston Celtics walks backcourt during a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum on January 16, 2020 in Milwaukee, 위스콘신. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

He added that he won’t try to convince people to get the vaccine.

We’re talking about individuals’ 시체,” 제임스가 말했다. “We’re not talking about something that’s political or racism or police brutality and things of that nature.

We’re talking about people’s bodies and well-beings. I don’t feel like, for me personally, that I should get involved in what people should do for their bodies and their livelihoods.

Fox News’ Dan Canova contributed to this report.

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