Kareem Abdul-Jabbar criticizes LeBron James' COVID meme

FILE PHOTO: NBA basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabaar waves before speaking on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Dec 28 (Reuters) - LeBron James and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar see eye-to-eye on social-justice issues, but they've got some distance to go to reach common ground on COVID-19.

Abdul-Jabbar recently took to his Substack to criticize James for a COVID-19 meme James posted to Instagram on Dec. 24. The meme shows three Spider-Men pointing at one another, with the labels "covid," "cold" and "flu" superimposed over each figure.

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