It’s always fun when athletes host social media question-and-answer sessions. The 24/7 news cycle combined with the public’s love of outrage makes it hard for the modern celebrity to show their genuine sides in most interviews. But they control the action when directly taking questions from fans on the internet, often allowing their true persona to shine in ways it normally can’t.
LeBron James isn’t much different. He’s a seasoned vet with the media by this point, and is unafraid to offer an incendiary soundbite or simple jocularity now and then, either. His twitter Q&A on Tuesday, though, afforded the basketball world an unfiltered view of its favorite subject rarely seen. What’s LeBron’s favorite movie? Favorite wrestler? Rapper? Seinfeld episode?
He told us without hesitation. But for real hoop-heads most concerned with the looming 2015-2016 season, James’ answer to a basketball-related question was surely the highlight of his hour-long chat.
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