If James matches the amount of the prize being offered, it will pay a total of $ 350,000.
“The challenge is for LeBron James,” Villanueva said on the radio. “I want you to match him and double that reward. Because I know you care about law enforcement. You want racism and your views on officer shooting and its impact on the African American community.” Made a very interesting statement about, and I appreciate it. But in the same way, we need to appreciate respect for life beyond professionals, races, ethnicities. James climbed on the plate and doubled it. “
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. James has publicly condemned the assassinations of George Floyd and Brauna Taylor and has spoken out against the police firing of Jacob Blake.
James and the Los Angeles Lakers did not immediately respond to a request for comment by CNN.