Athletes react strongly to President Trump insulting LeBron James' intelligence

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LeBron James (Getty Images)

The sports world is defending LeBron James following President Donald Trump’s tweet late Friday that insulted the four-time MVP’s intelligence.

After Trump watched CNN anchor/reporter Don Lemon interview James, he tweeted, “LeBron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon. He made LeBron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike!”

Players from both the NBA and NFL quickly reacted to Trump’s insult and many didn’t mince their words. 

Take a look at some of the strong reactions: