WATCH: Lebron says he won’t play if NBA holds games without fans due to coronavirus

NBA star Lebron James discussed the possibility of playing NBA games without fans due to coronavirus fears and made it clear he would not participate.

Per Omnisport, on Friday, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that the league had sent memos to teams advising them to prepare for the possibility of games taking place without fans.

That measure has already been implemented in Italy, where a government decree this week stated that all sporting events are to be played behind closed doors until April 3.

Lebron James:

We play games without the fans? Nah, it’s impossible

I ain’t playing. If I ain’t got the fans in the crowd, that’s who I play for. I play for my team-mates, the fans, that’s what it’s all about.

If I show up to an arena and there ain’t no fans in there, I ain’t playing. They can do what they want to do.

I ain’t ever played the game without no fans, ever, since I started playing ball.

I don’t give a damn, this isn’t Europe. They can do what they want to do.


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