LeBron James backs Shannon Sharpe after Memphis Grizzlies incident: ‘That’s my guy’

In between, an incident at halftime Members of the Memphis Grizzlies and Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer Shannon Sharpe carried out in a 122-121 win by the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night time.

Throughout Lakers got here from behind To win the win, the screaming match that passed off between Sharpe and the Grizzlies was the main target of the post-game dialog.

LeBron James, #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives past Dillon Brooks, #24 of the Memphis Grizzlies during a 122-121 Lakers victory at Crypto.com Arena on January 20, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

LeBron James, #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives previous Dillon Brooks, #24 of the Memphis Grizzlies throughout a 122-121 Lakers victory at Crypto.com Enviornment on January 20, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
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“I experience 24/7 with Shannon 12 months, 366 in a bissextile year,” LeBron James stated after the sport. “Nicely, that is my sort. So I’ll at all times have his again and he’ll at all times have my again. He certain can discuss to the perfect of them.”

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It has been a very long time since Sharpe Supporters of James as a commentator for Fox Sports activities.

The incident occurred seconds after the buzzer on the finish of the second quarter.

Dillon Brooks of the Grizzlies was seen yelling at Sharpe – who was sitting subsequent to the court docket – as he walked in the direction of the bench.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 20: Shannon Sharpe reacts after being shot by security from No. 12 Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant after a verbal altercation after the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Arena on January 20, 2009. January was withheld.  2023 in Los Angeles, California.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 20: Shannon Sharpe reacts after being shot by safety from No. 12 Memphis Grizzlies Ja Morant after a verbal altercation after the primary half in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Enviornment on January 20, 2009. January was withheld. 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
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When Sharpe referred to as again and motioned for Brooks to come back over to him, a number of Grizzlies gamers approached Sharpe close to his court docket.

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Steven Adams and Sure Morant approached Sharpe when safety intervened.

“You did not need that smoke, Dave [McMenamin]’ Sharpe informed ESPN. “They discuss and battle on a regular basis, and I do not care about these fights. It began with Dillon Brooks. I stated he was too small to protect LeBron. He stated: ‘F— me’. I stated ‘F— you’ again. He got here as much as me and I stated, ‘You do not need these issues.’ After which Ja got here out of nowhere and spoke. He positively did not need these issues. Then dad got here and he clearly did not need any issues.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 20: Steven Adams, No. 4 of the Memphis Grizzlies, is restrained by team coaches and assistant coaches as he returns after a verbal altercation with No. 12 of the Memphis Grizzlies, Ja Morant, and his words to Shannon Sharpe speaks to father, Tee Morant, during halftime against the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Arena on January 20, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 20: Steven Adams, No. 4 of the Memphis Grizzlies, is restrained by workforce coaches and assistant coaches as he returns after a verbal altercation with No. 12 of the Memphis Grizzlies, Ja Morant, and his phrases to Shannon Sharpe speaks to father, Tee Morant, throughout halftime in opposition to the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Enviornment on January 20, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
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“However I needed every little thing they’d. Now do not let these fools idiot you.”

Sharpe was allowed to return to his seat for the second half.

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After the sport, Brooks was requested if he thought it was acceptable interact followers with gamers like Sharpe did.

LeBron James, #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket on Dillon Brooks, #24 of the Memphis Grizzlies, in the first half at Crypto.com Arena on January 20, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.

LeBron James, #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket on Dillon Brooks, #24 of the Memphis Grizzlies, within the first half at Crypto.com Enviornment on January 20, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
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“A traditional pedestrian like him? No,” Brooks informed reporters. “He ought to by no means have come again into the sport. However it’s LA.”

Memphis took an 89-81 lead within the fourth quarter, however the Lakers outplayed the Grizzlies 41-32 within the fourth quarter, permitting the Lakers to maneuver as much as 21-25 within the season.