NBA legend LeBron James got booed by fans at the Super Bowl last night. James’ responded with an epic troll to the boo birds putting on an imaginary crown to honor his nickname, King James.
James was shown on the jumbotron during the game between the Chiefs and Eagles but the fans at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona were not impressed.
James’ recently passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. Abdul Jabbar’s previous record was 38,387 points and most thought the record was unbreakable.
LeBron said when he passed the milestone:
LeBron was booed at the Super Bowl 😳
Still didn’t stop the king from crowning himself 👑
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— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 13, 2023
“Just want to say thank you to the Laker faithful, you guys are one of a kind.
“To be in the presence of a legend and one of the greatest such as Kareem is humbling.
“Give a standing ovation to the captain, please.
“Everybody that’s ever been a part of this run for the last 20 years,
“I just want to say thank you. F–k man… thank you guys.”
“They just showed LeBron on the Jumbotron here. Only celebrity to be booed by the stadium so far.
“LeBron then pretended to put a crown on his head,” said Outkick’s Clay Travis.
“Why they booing Bron like that,” Overtime said on social media.
“LeBron was booed at the Super Bowl,” Bleacher Report said.
“Still didn’t stop the king from crowning himself.”
— 𝐓𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐢𝐧' 𝐍𝐁𝐀 (@_Talkin_NBA) February 13, 2023
Why they booing Bron like that 💀 pic.twitter.com/gd8ZDdHkNb
— Overtime (@overtime) February 13, 2023
LeBron was getting booed at the the Super Bowl 😭pic.twitter.com/iVZdxRYvMJ
— FanDuel (@FanDuel) February 13, 2023