Bronny James teams up with FaZe Clan

Elwanda Tulloch

LeBron “Bronny” James Jr. has joined esports FaZe Clan.

The younger James is a promising basketball player who also is known as an avid consumer of video games. The 15-year-old is expected to stream for the organization, which announced their affiliation in a pair of tweets on Sunday.

One of them included a video that mixed some of James’ best moves on the basketball court with his best action in Fortnite and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

James, a sophomore at Sierra Canyon School in Chatsworth, Calif., is a 6-foot-2 guard listed at No. 24 in ESPN’s recruiting rankings for the Class of 2023. In the video game world, he’ll play as “FaZe Bronny.”

Last week, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons joined FaZe Clan as an investor and member, calling the esports company a “home away from home.”

Simmons will be an ambassador for content under the name “FaZe Simmo.”

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Doc Rivers, LeBron James, others react to police shooting of Jacob Blake: ‘This country doesn’t love us back’

Elwanda Tulloch

On Sunday night, police shot 29-year-old Jacob Blake, a Black man, in the back multiple times as he was opening the door of a parked car in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The attorney retained by Blake’s family, Benjamin Crump, says Blake’s three children were in the car at the time of the shooting. Crump added that Blake was trying to de-escalate a fight between two others at the scene and that when the police officers arrived, they drew their weapons and tased Blake.

Blake was hospitalized after the shooting and is in serious condition. In a statement, Crump said, “We will seek justice for Jacob Blake and for his family as we demand answers from the Kenosha Police Department.”

Wisconsin governor Tony Evers released a statement, saying that Blake was “shot in the back multiple times, in broad daylight.” 

“While we do not have all of the details yet, what we know

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