With 12 video games scheduled on MLK Day, the NBA honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by dwelling the legacy of his phrases and life’s work.
From New York to Los Angeles, gamers all warmed up in t-shirts with the messages “Now’s the time to make justice for all a actuality” and “Honor King” to commemorate the vacation, however the message did not cease there .
From pre-game speeches to half-time appearances, Dr. King honored all through the day.
Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics
“Right now we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. … Systemic racism is actual, it plagues the town of Boston and the remainder of our society. Many due to dr. Martin Luther King and all others who gave their lives and platforms for the trigger all of us imagine in. Relaxation assured, the battle goes on…”
Because the Celtics hosted the Pelicans to open MLK Day promotion, Brown addressed the TD Backyard crowd forward of the tip and shared a strong message reminding why we love Dr. King’s legacy should proceed to dwell on every single day.
Daniel Gafford, Washington Wizards
The Atlanta Hawks’ MLK wall
In Atlanta, the birthplace of Dr. King, the Hawks erected an MLK wall at State Farm Enviornment that options the middle courtroom emblem of final season’s MLK courtroom and a graphic of the group’s MLK uniforms worn through the 2020-21 season .
Onyeka Okongwu, Atlanta Hawks
Los Angeles Lakers
“MLK Day means a lot,” stated LeBron James. “It means somebody stood for one thing greater than him. It represented the better of males, no matter race, no matter pores and skin coloration, and it represented love, not hate.”
Victor Oladipo, Miami Warmth
Trae Younger, Atlanta Hawks
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