Lebron hits the $1 billion mark

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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#21 » by Neutral 123 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:31 pm

Amazing. Now hopefully he'll start giving most of that away to those in need, so he can live up to his twitter persona, and we won't need an authoritarian govt to do it for him.

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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#22 » by LakersLegacy » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:33 pm

omerome wrote:
LivingLegend wrote:Good for him. Hes spent 20 years building his 'brand' and its obviously working.

My question is...what the hell do you do with that much money.

Build a spaceship. I heard it's what all the cool billionaires are doing now.


While making their employees pay for the ride and peeing in bottles over fear of being fired by a computer program, anchor monitors in the warehouse and with software that monitors if your eyes look away. I wonder how much better the world would be without Bezos, Zuckerberg and the bad ones. I’d rather have 300 billionaires all doing great things than those 2 guys that are so out of touch
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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#23 » by Mamba Mentality » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:34 pm

With the way NBA salaries are going up I could see Luka blowing that $330 million figure out of the water. He's also extremely marketable so he should cash in on endorsements. If he's wise with his investments I could see him hitting the $1 billion mark at some point in his career.
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Post#24 » by KyRo23 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:34 pm

Dominater wrote:https://bleacherreport.com/articles/10008380-lakers-lebron-james-becomes-1st-active-nba-player-with-1-billion-in-career-earnings


And all his fans act like they can relate to this guy. Lol


I mean maybe not right now, but he was pretty relatable to many people while he was growing up. He grew up, took care of his life and made something of himself. It's not like he was born with a silver spoon lol. The LeBron who grew up in the conditions he did is still a part of him.
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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#25 » by LivingLegend » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:36 pm

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omerome wrote:
LivingLegend wrote:Good for him. Hes spent 20 years building his 'brand' and its obviously working.

My question is...what the hell do you do with that much money.

Build a spaceship. I heard it's what all the cool billionaires are doing now.


While making their employees pay for the ride and peeing in bottles over fear of being fired by a computer program, anchor monitors in the warehouse and with software that monitors if your eyes look away. I wonder how much better the world would be without Bezos, Zuckerberg and the bad ones. I’d rather have 300 billionaires all doing great things than those 2 guys that are so out of touch


Thats the problem, billionaires are usually weird guys who invented something so when they get a lot of money they do weird things like.....building space shuttles.
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Post#26 » by dhsilv2 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:39 pm

LivingLegend wrote:
omerome wrote:
LivingLegend wrote:Good for him. Hes spent 20 years building his 'brand' and its obviously working.

My question is...what the hell do you do with that much money.

Build a spaceship. I heard it's what all the cool billionaires are doing now.


lol true. I just wonder if people that are in the 1% eventually become bored with money

and at what point are you sick of the limelight and go buy a 10 million house in the Carribean and stay there lol


1%? Heck the 1% are working. It's the .001% or .00001% that we're seeing here...
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Post#27 » by NyKnicks1714 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:39 pm

Neutral 123 wrote:Amazing. Now hopefully he'll start giving most of that away to those in need, so he can live up to his twitter persona, and we won't need an authoritarian govt to do it for him.


Do you ever make posts that aren't passive-aggressively political?
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Post#28 » by PlatinumState » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:42 pm

LivingLegend wrote:Good for him. Hes spent 20 years building his 'brand' and its obviously working.

My question is...what the hell do you do with that much money.


What do you mean "what the hell do you do with that much money"?
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Post#29 » by BodieB » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:42 pm

Neutral 123 wrote:Amazing. Now hopefully he'll start giving most of that away to those in need, so he can live up to his twitter persona, and we won't need an authoritarian govt to do it for him.

Lol "hopefully". Even if he did do something like that, you'd still be hating to live up to your persona.
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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#30 » by Neutral 123 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:43 pm

NyKnicks1714 wrote:
Neutral 123 wrote:Amazing. Now hopefully he'll start giving most of that away to those in need, so he can live up to his twitter persona, and we won't need an authoritarian govt to do it for him.


Do you ever make posts that aren't passive-aggressively political?

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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#31 » by Dominater » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:44 pm

KyRo23 wrote:
Dominater wrote:https://bleacherreport.com/articles/10008380-lakers-lebron-james-becomes-1st-active-nba-player-with-1-billion-in-career-earnings


And all his fans act like they can relate to this guy. Lol


I mean maybe not right now, but he was pretty relatable to many people while he was growing up. He grew up, took care of his life and made something of himself. It's not like he was born with a silver spoon lol. The LeBron who grew up in the conditions he did is still a part of him.

True. Now Bronny on the other hand..... He wasn't born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he was born with a platinum spoon in his mouth! Set for life from the moment he was born.

Not gonna lie though, I would kill to have that kind of luck!
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Post#32 » by LivingLegend » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:45 pm

NyKnicks1714 wrote:
Neutral 123 wrote:Amazing. Now hopefully he'll start giving most of that away to those in need, so he can live up to his twitter persona, and we won't need an authoritarian govt to do it for him.


Do you ever make posts that aren't passive-aggressively political?


While also not acknowledging that LeBron started a entire school to serve underprivileged kids and is offering to give them all full ride scholarships if they graduate. The man has a school. With 225 kids. lol
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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#33 » by Neutral 123 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:45 pm

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Neutral 123 wrote:Amazing. Now hopefully he'll start giving most of that away to those in need, so he can live up to his twitter persona, and we won't need an authoritarian govt to do it for him.

Lol "hopefully". Even if he did do something like that, you'd still be hating to live up to your persona.

Absolutely not. I'd have incredible respect for him living up to his supposed principles. Maybe we should all rally and get him to do what he says is the right thing to do?
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Post#34 » by clyde21 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:46 pm

GSWFan1994 wrote:Well, guess capitalism works after all.


yea, if you're a 6-9 genetic freak built in a lab, sure. :lol:
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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#35 » by GSWFan1994 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:47 pm

clyde21 wrote:
GSWFan1994 wrote:Well, guess capitalism works after all.


yea, if you're a 6-9 genetic freak built in a lab, sure. :lol:


Indeed Clyde! That's like hitting the genetic lottery.
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Post#36 » by LivingLegend » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:48 pm

PlatinumState wrote:
LivingLegend wrote:Good for him. Hes spent 20 years building his 'brand' and its obviously working.

My question is...what the hell do you do with that much money.


What do you mean "what the hell do you do with that much money"?
Invest in everything everywhere, buy up property, build new property, buy an island.............
The rich wanna stay rich, otherwise you cant keep up with the lifestyle


Sure you can invest and buy property but the purpose of that is to build more money in the future.

LeBron could retire right now and his kids and grandchildren and grandchildrens children would all have more money than God.

Eventually you gotta stop and smell the roses. I highly doubt LeBrons future wealth will be in doubt if he doesnt reinvest his money or buy property.
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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#37 » by NyKnicks1714 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:50 pm

LivingLegend wrote:
NyKnicks1714 wrote:
Neutral 123 wrote:Amazing. Now hopefully he'll start giving most of that away to those in need, so he can live up to his twitter persona, and we won't need an authoritarian govt to do it for him.


Do you ever make posts that aren't passive-aggressively political?


While also not acknowledging that LeBron started a entire school to serve underprivileged kids and is offering to give them all full ride scholarships if they graduate. The man has a school. With 225 kids. lol


I'm just saying, the guy does nothing but spew right-wing talking points on this forum. I think maybe he got banned from the CA board.
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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#38 » by BodieB » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:51 pm

Neutral 123 wrote:
BodieB wrote:
Neutral 123 wrote:Amazing. Now hopefully he'll start giving most of that away to those in need, so he can live up to his twitter persona, and we won't need an authoritarian govt to do it for him.

Lol "hopefully". Even if he did do something like that, you'd still be hating to live up to your persona.

Absolutely not. I'd have incredible respect for him living up to his supposed principles. Maybe we should all rally and get him to do what he says is the right thing to do?

Not that he has to, but he does his share of charity and philanthropy, it's just not up to your standards apparently and likely wouldn't be regardless.
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Post#39 » by Harcore Fenton Mun » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:54 pm

LivingLegend wrote:While also not acknowledging that LeBron started a entire school to serve underprivileged kids and is offering to give them all full ride scholarships if they graduate. The man has a school. With 225 kids. lol

He works with Nike and Disney, he employs more kids than you can imagine. The pay could be better though.
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Re: Lebron hits the $1 billion mark 

Post#40 » by Neutral 123 » Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:54 pm

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Neutral 123 wrote:
BodieB wrote:Lol "hopefully". Even if he did do something like that, you'd still be hating to live up to your persona.

Absolutely not. I'd have incredible respect for him living up to his supposed principles. Maybe we should all rally and get him to do what he says is the right thing to do?

Not that he has to, but he does his share of charity and philanthropy, it's just not up to your standards apparently and likely wouldn't be regardless.

I expect nothing from him. Well the truth would be nice. It'd be nice to live up to his own standards. Why would someone who is for equity want to 'horde' so much wealth? It makes no sense to me. Hopefully when he retires, he starts sending out checks to everyone with less money than him to redistribute the wealth. I think we can all use an extra check amirite?
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