WATCH: NBA Returns with All Players, Coaches, and Refs Kneeling during the Anthem

Moments ago, the NBA returned with the start of the match between the Utah Jazz and the New Orleans Pelicans.

During the national anthem all players, coaches and referees took a knee.


Per Chris Witherspoon:

The NBA is back and players, both black and white, are wearing “Black Lives Matters” shirts and kneeling during the National Anthem.

NBA Players kneeling during the National Anthem

Every. Single. Player. Coach. Kneeling down for the US National Anthem The NBA is Back. And they choose to your voice for #BlackLivesMatter

Prior to the game, the NBA played a fluff piece featuring Meek Mill.