Sports • Basketball
2020-06-28T19:00:01+00:00

NBA to allow social justice messages over player names on jersey according to a report

NBA to allow social justice messages over player names on jersey according to a report
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The Athletic's Shams Charania has reported that the NBA and NBA Players Association are in talks of allowing players to replace their names on the jersey with social justice statements. After players and fans had voiced concerns that there are too many more significant things going on in the world to play basketball, the organizations are discussing how to make a statement to show the importance of these events and let players express their support.

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