LeBron James is Pretty Happy About Nike’s Stock Market Success

Despite the charred sneakers and gashed socks that resulted from the brand’s Colin Kaepernick ad campaign, Nike shares hit an all-time high this week. And LeBron James, who, alongside Serena Williams and other athletes, appeared with Kaepernick in the commerical, took a little time to boast on Twitter.

Kaepernick’s taken more heat for speaking out politically than any athlete in a generation, but James also has a history of political action. Last month, President Trump attacked James’s intelligence via Twitter after the basketball player criticized his policies during a television interview. So while Nike’s success is definitely Kaepernick’s victory, James has definitely earned the right to gloat, too.

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