LeBron James responds to Ingraham's 'shut up and dribble' remark

NBA star LeBron James has responded to Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s “shut up and dribble comment.”

Indicating he will not back down, James succinctly tweeted on Friday, “#wewillnotshutupanddribble.”

The controversy started after James and fellow NBA player Kevin Durant made critical remarks about President Trump in an online video

“The number one job in America…is someone who doesn’t understand the people, and really don’t give a f—- about the people,” James said in the wide-ranging video.

Ingraham addressed James’ criticism of Trump on her show, stating that James and Durant should stay away from politics.

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(L-R) Kevin Durant and Lebron James attend the 4th Annual Two Kings Dinner on February 13, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.
CLEVELAND - JANUARY 8: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers has a word with Kevin Durant #35 of the Seattle SuperSonics during a break in NBA game action at The Quicken Loans Arena on January 8, 2008 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavs won 95-79. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)
Miami Heat forward LeBron James (R) is defended by Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (L) in the first quarter during their NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, January 30 2011. REUTERS/Bill Waugh (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (L) rebounds against Oklahoma City guard Kevin Durant (R) in the first half of their NBA basketball game Oklahoma City, Oklahoma December 21, 2008. REUTERS/Bill Waugh (UNITED STATES)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20: LeBron James #6 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars stands with Kevin Durant #35 of the Western Conference All-Stars during the 2011 NBA All-Star Game on February 20, 2011 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - OCTOBER 23: Kevin Durant and LeBron James of Team White talk during a timeout at the US Fleet Tracking Basketball Invitational charity basketball game October 23, 2011 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The game benefitted the Single Parents Support Network of Oklahoma City . (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - FEBRUARY 24: (L-R) LeBron James and Kevin Durant attend Ball So Hard All Star Weekend Party on February 24, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - JUNE 12: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat hugs Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder before the start of Game One of the 2012 NBA Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 12, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 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 Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - JUNE 14: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts alongside LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat in the fourth quarter in Game Two of the 2012 NBA Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 14, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 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 Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Miami Heat's LeBron James is guarded by Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant in the first quarter during Game 3 of the NBA Finals at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Sunday, June 17, 2012. (Robert Duyos/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JUNE 17: (L-R) Kevin Durant #35 and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat look on in the seocnd half of Game Three of the 2012 NBA Finals on June 17, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. 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 Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
LeBron James (L) of the Miami Heat embraces Kevin Durant (R) of the Oklahoma City Thunder following Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 21, 2012 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat won the NBA Finals, defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 to capture the best-of-seven championship series four games to one. AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)
MIAMI, FL - JUNE 21: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat look on during Game Five of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Kevin Durant #5 and LeBron James #6 of the United States celebrate in the Men's Basketball gold medal game between the United States and Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 25: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat wait to resume play during a Christmas Day game on December 25, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. 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. Mandatory copyright notice: Copyright NBAE 2012 (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 29: LeBron james #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on Jan. 29, 2014. 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. Mandatory copyright notice: Copyright NBAE 2014 (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 29: Forward Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder plays against Forward LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena on January 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida. The Thunder defeated the Heat 112-95. 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 Liscense Agreement. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - FEBRUARY 20: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat stand on the court on February 20, 2014 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JANUARY 25: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers faces off against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 25, 2015 at Quicken Loans Arena 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 condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rocky Widner/Getty Images)
17 December 2015: Cleveland Cavaliers Forward LeBron James (23) is guarded by Oklahoma City Thunder Forward Kevin Durant (35) during the game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Oh. (Photo by Mark Alberti/ Icon Sportswire) (Photo by Mark Alberti/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 12: LeBron James #27 looks on as Kevin Durant #29 of the 2015 USA Basketball Men's National Team shoots a free throw during a practice session at the Mendenhall Center on August 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 19: Kevin Durant #35 of the Western Conference All-Star Team shakes hands with LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference All-Star Team after the NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2017 NBA All Star Weekend on February 19, 2017 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JANUARY 16: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors plays defense against LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 16, 2017 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. 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 Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 1: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors high five each other during Game One of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on June 1, 2017 in Oakland, California. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 04: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers is defended by Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 4, 2017 in Oakland, California. 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 Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 07: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 7, 2017 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)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 09: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors speak after a foul in the third quarter in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 9, 2017 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)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 09: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers exchange words during Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 9, 2017 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)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 12: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives to the basket against Kevin Durant #35 and Zaza Pachulia #27 of the Golden State Warriors in Game Five of the 2017 NBA Finals on June 12, 2017 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. 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 Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 25: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors blocks the shot of LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers late in the fouth quarter of an NBA basketball game at ORACLE Arena on December 25, 2017 in Oakland, California. 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 Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
December 25, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates in front of Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 99-92. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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“You’re great players, but no one voted for you…So keep the political commentary to yourself or, as someone once said, shut up and dribble,” Ingraham said.

Durant told USA Today Sports that to him, Ingraham’s comment was “racist.”

Ingraham later issued a statement, noting in part, “There was no racial intent in my remarks.”

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