The NBA came back Thursday with players kneeling during the national anthem and many having “social justice” messages on their jerseys.
Players had messages including “Black Lives Matter,” “Say Her Name,” “Equality” and “Liberation.”
Not all players had the messages as it appears to have been optional.
— GIDITRAFFIC (@Gidi_Traffic) July 31, 2020
"With the words on their backs, NBA players take a stand
Each player reportedly can pick from 29 options if they want their jersey to display a social justice message instead of their name."@washingtonpost pic.twitter.com/PdEowVd7UH
— Michael Douglas (@thegistofit) July 31, 2020
Here is the national anthem prior to the Lakers, Clippers game.
Lebron discussed how much it meant to kneel with his teammates in protest of social injustices before the game.