In the lights of recent events in the Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic game in which players decided to boycott, numerous other players decided to share their thoughts on the topic. This comes as a surprise to many, and according to Adrian Wojnarowski, it's a pivotal move in NBA history. The players have leverage because all the attention is now at them.
They have all social media platforms they need to speak about these issues, no matter what they are. It seems the players are for once united in their cause to promote racial and social injustice that is happening around the US.