Last week we said that la la NBA and the players’ association had reached an agreement to choose the words that the league stars could put on the back of their shirts, in defense of the social rights of African-Americans.
Well, this Thursday we have learned that the word « Equality » will be the most used by players. According to Michele Roberts, executive director of the players association, according to Undefeated ESPN’s Black Lives Matter is second.
80% of the players decided to choose social justice messages, while there were 17 who decided to continue with their last names. The rest have not yet decided. “The boys are excited to play again. Hopefully they can play good basketball and deliver a good message, ”said Roberts.