Before the two encounters had been kneeling in the players, coaches, managers and referees in the playing of the national anthem belong. The basketball team wore black T-Shirts with white lettering and the Slogan "Black lives matter" (Black lives count). The symbolic Protest against racism and police violence against African-Americans.
"There was already a progress. In the past, we have taken the foot off the Gas, we can make,“ said James, the TV channel TNT. "We need to continue to spread love. We want the ears to stay open.“
NBA Boss Adam Silver does not want to punish the rule-breaking. "I respect the common peaceful Protest of our teams for social justice and will not enforce in these circumstances, the long-existing rule, which demands that the national anthem," he said, according to American media.Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 04:19