NBA discussing Black Lives Matter court tributes
|bbc.com 30 Jun 2020 at 14:09|
National Basketball Players Association president Chris Paul, an Oklahoma City Thunder guard, told ESPN: "We re just trying to continue to shed light on the different social justice issues that guys around our league continue to talk about day in and day out.
"People are saying that social justice will be off of everybody s mind in Orlando. With these jerseys, it doesn t go away."
that a number of WNBA players have requested training tops with social justice messages written on them.
Atlanta Dream guard Renee Montgomery will sit out the WNBA season to focus on social justice reform following the outcry to Floyd s death.
Floyd, an unarmed black man, died in police custody in Minneapolis after an officer knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes.