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Maskless LeBron triggers debate after saying high school policy makes ‘zero sense'

Posted On: Jan 24, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Maskless LeBron triggers debate after saying high school policy makes ‘zero sense'

LeBron James has courted further controversy after he opted not to wear a mask while watching his son play in a basketball tournament - days after commenting on high school players wearing face masks under their chins.
Los Angeles Lakers star James was accused of disregarding Los Angeles County Covid-19 rules which state that people are obliged to wear the protective gear in all indoor public areas and regardless of their vaccination status while watching his son Bronny playing for his high school team in the Staples Center.
However, the same guidelines state that people are given permission to remove their face masks when eating or drinking, and James was noted drinking water and eating popcorn in the third quarter of the game.
Fellow NBA stars Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony, who were also at the game, were also seen without protective facial gear.
This comes after a tweet issued by James earlier this week in which he said it makes " zero sense " for people to wear face masks underneath their chins,...

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