LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — CBSLA Sports Director Jim Hill had a chance to speak to LeBron James, who got pretty emotional when talking about Nipsey Hussle and their relationship.
James was very candid in speaking out about Eric Holder, the man accused of gunning down Hussle last Sunday.READ MORE: The Cosmopolitan In Las Vegas To Pay $1 Million In Cash Bonuses If 80% Of Workers Get Vaccinated
“It’s what we have to deal with in our own inner cities,” said James. “We go to school with these guys. We play Little League football and basketball with these guys. And because of their motivation not being as much as ours, it becomes a hate, it becomes a ‘you made it, you left me here.’ They start to really hate you for that.”READ MORE: National Health Foundation Hosts Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For Pico-Union Residents
Watch James talk about Hussle’s death and what it means to him:MORE NEWS: Restraining Order Issued Against Atlas Metal; Mountain Of Scrap Metal Towering Over Jordan High School Called A 'Public Nuisance'
Watch LEBRON: THE JIM HILL INTERVIEW immediately following the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Monday night on CBS2 – and again at 10:30pm after the KCAL9 News at 10pm.