You may not be a fan of LeBron James the basketball player.
That's your prerogative.
But if you aren't a fan of the stuff LeBron James does in the community...
... well that just doesn't make any sense.
On Monday, the three-time NBA champion opened his I Promise School in Akron, Ohio.
Our #IPROMISE School Staff are gathering all around the school to greet @KingJames kids as they arrive for the 1️⃣st day at 9am! #WeAreFamily pic.twitter.com/updAKRs6Fi— I PROMISE School (@IPROMISESchool) July 30, 2018
What is the school, exactly?
In November 2017, the LeBron James Family Foundation approached the Akron school board about assisting in the creation of a school designed to help at-risk kids who are lagging behind in their studies and struggling at home.
The I Promise School is a joint venture between the foundation and Akron Public Schools. The school board oversaw the creation of the curriculum and ensured the school would meet educational standards, while LeBron served as the primary donor to help shape the outside-the-classroom goals of the school.
On Monday afternoon, a man named David Dennis Jr. (he went to Davidson with Steph Curry) tweeted the following:
read this on LeBron's school. then read it again. This is incredible, man. and doesn't appear to be one of those celebrity boutique schools built on respectability politics. Chills, man. pic.twitter.com/9zXvyRVK2h— David Dennis Jr. (@DavidDTSS) July 30, 2018
It prompted the following response from Curry:
We agree, Steph. We agree.
And don't forget that on March 14, 1988, Curry was born in Akron, Ohio.
Steve Kerr only needed one word to sum up his feelings:
Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller