New Orleans Pelicans veteran JJ Redick was among the players who attended the national anthem on Thursday night before the first game of the NBA’s restart season against the UBA Jazz.
Redick was asked Thursday night about President Trump’s tweet that if a player is seen kneeling during the national anthem “the game is over” for him. Since that tweet, many MLB players followed suit during their opening series and NBA players followed suit.
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According to Redick, he believed that no one in the league had given two views as to whether Trump was watching him play.
“First of all, I don’t think anyone in the NBA cares if President Trump watches basketball. I couldn’t care less,” he told Yahoo Sports. “As far as his base is concerned, I Regardless of the uniqueness of tweeting about the NBA, every tweet is meant to be split, every tweet is meant to be provoked, every tweet is meant to understand their base. So [last week] Was not different. “
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver supported players and coaches kneeling during the national anthem to protest against racial injustice and police brutality.
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Silver issued a statement new York Times The Pelicans and Jazz players and coaches strangled during the anthem on Thursday. The Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers followed suit later that night in their games.
“We respect the unified act of our teams for peaceful protest for social justice and will not enforce a long-standing rule while playing our national anthem under these unique circumstances,” Silver said.
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George Floyd’s death by police appeared to change the league’s stance on supporting social justice initiatives. That much, the league allowed players to choose pre-approved messages to wear on the back of their jerseys for the resumed season.