Skip to comments.NBA players threaten to cancel season in protest, cite ‘systematic racism’ as reason
Posted on 06/13/2020 10:00:05 AM PDT by kevcol
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, during a conference call with over 80 other NBA players this Friday, Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets expressed concerns that restarting basketball would distract Americans from the ongoing discussion over systemic racism in law enforcement, which for the record isnt real.
I dont support going into Orlando. Im not with the systematic racism and the bullst. Something smells a little fishy, he reportedly said.
ESPN reported that the call also included several players suggesting theyd be willing to sit out the season and numerous more discussing social issues, league economics and, ultimately, a sense that they needed to be united in a decision.
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I vote yes. Does that make me part of the cancel culture? :-) You know, the black kids never get a break in the nba.
Oh man....that’ll teach me...
I suppose they still wanna be paid of course...
Talk about no skin off my nose...enjoy your year off I guess.
Excellent, we could at the same time curb the Yuhan China Virus that is running around. Two benefits would result. And more time with family, maybe even get out and do some gardening..
What a load of propaganda bullshit.
These clowns want every $ that is coming to them. They wouldnt dare not show up for their paychecks.
Here here we dare you.
LOL. Just Do It.
I could CARELESS about the National Black Association
Please, oh please.
Go play your games in China. You can be The Beijing Lakers for all I care.
Sounds good to me. If they persist, their bank accounts will begin shrinking as teams become insolvent, tv revenues dry up, merchandise sales plummet and they become victims of systemic bankruptcy and systemic “I don’t care” on the part of fans. I guess they can take their skills to Communist China where they can be truly free.
I was thinking the other day. The list of Americans that are worth over 100 million, are probably disproportionately black relevant to their numbers in the country. There are so many extremely wealthy African Americans. How on earth they claim racism, while the vast majority of their fans, customers are white...is beyond me.
No sweat off my forehead if they never play bb ever again....period!
You’ve heard of “White Guilt”, they have “Black Wealth Guilt”.
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