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Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell joins criticism of Donald Trump after President's comments about LeBron James

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) talks with the media during practice at Chesapeake Arena, as they prepare to play the Oklahoma City Thunder in game two of the NBA playoffs in Oklahoma City on Monday, April 16, 2018.
Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) talks with the media during practice at Chesapeake Arena, as they prepare to play the Oklahoma City Thunder in game two of the NBA playoffs in Oklahoma City on Monday, April 16, 2018.

Late Friday night, President Donald Trump criticized NBA star LeBron James via Twitter because of some comments James made about him during an interview with CNN's Don Lemon.

Several NBA players came to James' defense via Twitter, including Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, who early Saturday morning offered his opinion of Trump's comments.

"For him to, like I said, use sports to kind of divide us, is something I can't, I can't sit back and not say nothing," James told Lemon during the interview, which took place at the new "I Promise" school James has established in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.