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Watch: LeBron James Defends Shannon Sharpe After Altercation

He sticks up for his friends.

The incident that occurred at the Crypto Arena between TV personality Shannon Sharpe and the Memphis Grizzlies during a Lakers game has sparked strong reactions from both fans and players alike. While the altercation began when Sharpe was heard heckling Dillon Brooks, saying he couldn't guard LeBron James, it escalated into a physical altercation that had to be broken up by security. After the game, Lakers superstar LeBron James came out in full support of Sharpe, saying "I ride with Shannon 365 days—366 on a leap year—24/7. So that's my guy." James' support of Sharpe is not surprising, given the long-time support that Sharpe has shown for James and his team. As an analyst on the show "Undisputed," Sharpe has been a vocal advocate for James during debates with Skip Bayless.

This incident shows that LeBron James is not only a fierce competitor on the court but also a loyal teammate and friend off the court. He stands up for those who have stood up for him in the past, and his public show of support for Sharpe is a testament to their strong friendship. It is yet to be seen if the league will take any action on the altercation, but one thing is for sure, LeBron's support for Sharpe will not change.