Lakers’ Danny Green doesn’t care how you feel about his social activism The NBA champ discusses the importance of the Black vote and what accountability for police shootings would look like

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In the aftermath of the Milwaukee Bucks briefly boycotting the opening round of the NBA playoffs to protest the shooting of an unarmed Black man by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer, players from the 16 remaining teams in the league’s bubble met to discuss next steps in speaking out against police brutality of African Americans.

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown asked that if players were to leave, “Are you going home to be on the front lines?”

The players decided to resume the season with a focus on fighting for voting rights, and more than a month later, the Los Angeles Lakers were crowned champions after a hard-fought series with the Miami Heat. When the season ended, one of the players on the Lakers’ roster, Danny Green, returned home to work on the front lines.

Even before the season resumed in July, Green, an 11-year guard who has also won titles with Toronto (2019) and San Antonio (2014), attended a march in Los Angeles following the police killing of George Floyd in May. Recently, he partnered with Dove Men+Care’s Commit to C.A.R.E. (Care About Racial Equity) Now initiative, which focuses on Black male media representation, the passage of the George Floyd…


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