The horrific murder of George Floyd set the stage for one of the largest protests in recent USA history. The incident once again showed the lack of understanding and oppression by the police on people of different ethnical backgrounds. That brought a lot of attention from the NBA players as well, who are often very vocal about these things that are closely connected with the issues many of them already openly talked about.
Athletes have decided to speak out about the problems the US is facing right now, and some of them chose to participate in a peaceful protest to show their support. Players like LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Stephen Curry, Bradley Beal Stephen Jackson, Reggie Miller, Steve Kerr, and many others shared their disappointment and the need to make positive changes immediately.