In a recent post-game press conference, James showed pride in his hometown of Akron, after the president criticized Goodyear, whose headquarters is in the Ohio city.
Ankara has previously renamed streets in order to make a political point against its rivals.
The Turkish government voted to rename the street on which a future U.S. embassy will sit after American civil rights leader Malcolm X.
Mariah Parker is part of a groundswell of young, progressive candidates who competed in elections on Tuesday.
Ten tough questions to test your knowledge of Martin Luther King Jr.
The March 8, 1965 'Newsweek' report about the black leader.