During the the interview, James addressed President Donald Trump, who James believes is using sports to divide the country.
Other NBA players came to James' defense.
Another person wrote: "Trump insulting LeBron the same week that he opened a school created to support at-risk students is peak disgusting Trump". He's doing an awesome job for his community, " Jordan said in a statement to The Associated Press through his representative via text Saturday.
Trump traveled to a high school north of Columbus for a political rally Saturday night.
"We got your back @KingJames Someone sure sound like they wish they was you", tweeted linebacker Bobby Wagner of the NFL's Seattle Seahawks.
Mrs. Trump has stood apart from her husband's views before.
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And all of this was in ideal timing to of Trump's rally in Delaware County, Ohio on Saturday afternoon.
The interview that Donald is referring to took place after LeBron's foundation, the LeBron James Family Foundation, and the Akron Ohio Public Schools launched a new elementary school for at-risk children on July 30. Every student receives free tuition, as well as free food, uniform and even a free bike.
"I support LJ", Jordan said in a statement released Saturday by his publicist.
Trump's wife First Lady Melania Trump, however, doesn't seem to be on the same page about James.
"Who's the real dummy?" Attack one man, teammate or opponent, and the other will have his back.
The statement doesn't criticize the president. Trump, meanwhile, is headed to OH, as he is set to hold a "Make America Great Again" rally in Lewis Center, just north of Columbus, on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
And of course, no cycle of Trump shade is complete without Pete Souza, the former White House photographer for President Barack Obama, weighing in with a deep cut from his archives. "Sport has given me everything I could ever ask for. LeBron just pledged millions for a school for underprivileged kids". On Saturday, Melania's spokesperson said that the First Lady supports the good work that LeBron has been doing.