Report: LeBron didn't participate in players' conference call

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Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James wasn't among the 80-plus players involved in Friday's conference call led by Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, reports The Athletic's Sam Amick.

The three-time Finals MVP doesn't believe participating in the NBA's return to play at Walt Disney World in Orlando will hinder his ability to inspire change amid ongoing social unrest in the United States, sources told Amick.

James has been vocal in the fight against racial injustice and police brutality. He criticized Georgia's voting system Tuesday after a black woman waited three hours to vote in the state's Democratic primary while there was reportedly no line at a predominantly white polling site.

On Wednesday, the 35-year-old joined forces with several other black athletes and entertainers to announce the founding of "More Than a Vote," an organization focused on protecting the voting rights of African-Americans.

James also recently criticized FOX News for its coverage of Drew Brees following the New Orleans Saints quarterback's remarks about kneeling during the U.S. national anthem.

Report: LeBron didn't participate in players' conference call
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