LeBron James tweets out in support of having championship parades as Covid-19 cases ramp up once again in Los Angeles.
The one constant in everyone’s life, almost globally, has been, having to deal with the Covid-19 virus, and the number one way of reducing the spread of the virus has been limiting the number of people in one designated area at once.
The would mean large gatherings would basically be the opposite if what should be expected during these coronavirus times.
However, with sports being back, 2 champions have been declared in the NBA and MLB, both teams being from Los Angeles.
So in light of the LA Dodgers winning the World Series, LeBron James tweets out in favour having a championship parade for both teams.
LeBron James campaigns for having championship parades for the Lakers and the Dodgers
It is perfectly normal for championship parades to take place after a team wins the championship, alas, these are not normal times.
Yet, James still tweets out saying he would really like to have a championship parade for the 2 LA Champions. This tweet comes after it has been reported that the Los Angeles area has experienced a spike in Covid-19 cases ever since the Lakers won the championship.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 28, 2020
Officials in the LA county said, “It is highly likely that gatherings to watch and/or celebrate the Lakers contributed to the rise in LA County cases”
Was this an irresponsible tweet by the King?
With a clear rise in Covid-19 cases across the Los Angeles County, encouraging the city to partake in processions to celebrate the championship victories does seem a bit irresponsible.
A few fans pointed that out in the response to the Lakers star’s tweet, calling him out for not respecting the restrictions in place in LA and the entire country.
Lebron don’t wanna respect quarantine? pic.twitter.com/gmAmdtGxIW
— .. ⚡️ (@SznBolts) October 28, 2020
Grown man inciting people to go out in the middle of a pandemic.
— Velam Dahlström (@VelamDahlstrom) October 28, 2020
It should be understood that any large gathering of sorts can be a detriment to the community as a whole and hence, should not take place.