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George Floyd's nephew: 'He was the biggest LeBron James fan'

USATODAY.com Friday, 5 June 2020
At Minneapolis memorial service, Brandon Williams recalled his uncle George Floyd's happiness when LeBron James led the Cavaliers to an NBA title.
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Law enforcement has kept tabs on demonstrators since anti-police-brutality protests first broke out after the death of George Floyd. According to Business Insider, leaked documents reveal police exchanged protesters' Twitter handles. They also monitored protest plans in private Slack and Telegram channels, and kept lists of people who responded to protest events on Facebook. Records also show law enforcement focusing heavily on perceived threats against officers' lives posted to social media.

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LeBron James' $6.5 Million Liverpool Investment Paying Off

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LeBron James Shocked By Drew Brees' Protest Comments | THR News

LeBron James was among the pro athletes on Wednesday who were shocked by comments made by Drew Brees earlier in the day.

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Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area was taken over by protesters after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Cops were kept out of the area. The mayor of Seattle, Jenny Durkan, said the area would bring another "summer of love." Instead, there were noise complaints, rampant drug use.... .....lootings, rapes, assaults, property damage, public sex.... ....public bathroom violations, shootings, and a string of brutal murders.....

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Anthony Davis says he's '100 percent healthy,' Lakers' title chances higher after hiatus

Anthony Davis declared himself 100% healthy and thinks the Lakers' title chances are better after the team was able to rest during the NBA shutdown.

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