The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, were fined $5,000, while players were fined $500 each for wearing black Adidas shirts, according to ESPN.
NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Charles Barkley joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to share his views on race, police, community relationships, and the Black Lives Matter movement. The controversial sports analyst also offered his thoughts about NBA players Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, and LeBron James’ ESPYS opening speech. “I thought it […]
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Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James speak at tonight’s ESPYs Awards to speak on the injustice going on and encouraging other athletes to use their platform to call for change. Take a look at what they had to say:
The Lynx protest also comes days after NBA star Carmelo Anthony urged more athletes to cement their role in the fight for justice.
The New York Knicks star also took out a full page ad in the "New York Daily News," asking players to worry less about endorsement deals and more about demanding change.
Melo challenged his fellow athletes to do whatever they can and help come up with a solution to the madness.
Carmelo Anthony turned 32 years old over the weekend and celebrated like a true New Yorker should: with the Empire State as his playground.
The Knicks are about to hire their fifth coach in four years. Yikes. The lucky man is Jeff Hornacek and on Thursday (May 19), he entered into…