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FLASHBACK: Donald Trump Praises LeBron James Before He Endorsed Hillary Clinton

James, Trump (Credit: Getty Images)

David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was once a big fan of Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James.

“LeBron is a great player and a great guy!” Trump tweeted in May of 2013.

However, James recently made the decision to endorse Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton instead of the billionaire real estate mogul. (RELATED: LeBron James Reveals Who He’s Endorsing For President)

(Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND, OH – OCTOBER 30: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers smiles after a play in the second quarter against the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena on October 30, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Trump has not yet responded to or commente on the NBA champion’s endorsement of Clinton.

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