LeBron James and Colin Kaepernick are two of athletes at the forefront of social activism.

On Thursday, ahead of the Lakers' preseason game against the Kings, LeBron showed up to the Staples Center wearing a t-shirt with Kaepernick's name on the back.

LeBron and Kaepernick are both have Nike deals. While the former is believed to have a lifetime deal with the apparel company, the latter was recently named the face of Nike's "Just Do It" 30th anniversary campaign.