The President may have caught a rerun of Lemon’s Monday interview with James, tied to James’ opening of a new school in his Akron, Ohio hometown.
“Lebron James was just interviewed by the dumbest man on television, Don Lemon,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “He made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do. I like Mike!”
The “Mike” diss at the end is likely a reference to NBA great Michael Jordan to whom James is often being compared.
James, who is Los Angeles-bound to join the Lakers, addressed the President during the CNN interview, saying that he would refuse to ever sit face to face with him.
On Saturday morning, Lemon responded to Trump’s tweet with his own, “Who’s the real dummy? A man who puts kids in classrooms or one who puts kids in cages? #BeBest.
Here are both: