NBA players attending protests across America

Superstars like Stephen Curry and Damian Lillard have been among those protesting

NBA.com Staff

Jun 13, 2020 2:15 PM ET

Hawks star Trae Young protests with a 'Black Lives Matter' sign.

“Say her name.”

“Breonna Taylor.”

“Say her name.”

“Breonna Taylor.”

These chants echoed among protesters in the streets of Portland on Friday, when Trail Blazers guard Nassir Little participated. Teammate Damian Lillard had marched on Thursday.

Taylor, a 26-year-old black medical worker, was killed inside her home back in March when police knocked down the door and shot her eight times in an attempted drug sting.

The deaths of Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and countless others have sparked a wave of protests against police brutality and racial injustices. NBA players are among those fighting the cause.

Here’s a look at those making their voices heard:

 

NBA players have joined their communities in protests to end racial inequality.


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