LeBron, fellow NBA stars open ESPY Awards, speak out about violence in America

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LOS ANGELES – LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade got together to share a strong message at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night.

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All four athletes touched on the recent violence in America, from the shooting involving Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and the 5 Dallas police officers.

Chris Paul, who said he was the nephew of a police officer, mentioned Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice and many others who have been killed.

“Enough is enough,” said Dwyane Wade.

LeBron James said that athletes need to step up and help their communities.

“We all feel helpless and frustrated by the violence, we do,” James said. “But that is not acceptable.”

“We all have to do better, thank you,” James ended with.