The NBA will include “Black Lives Matter” messaging as part of its restart in Florida. Miami Heat closes training facility after second positive COVID-19 test: reports. So that was bad, that was terrible.”. You also agree to our Terms of Service. The new European data protection law requires us to inform you of the following before you use our website: We use cookies and other technologies to customize your experience, perform analytics and deliver personalized advertising on our sites, apps and newsletters and across the Internet based on your interests. Philadelphia 76ers forward, Mike Scott is not a fan of the move. Players are not required to pick one of the above phrases to wear on their jerseys, but those who do can submit their top two choices from the list before games commence. (Photo by LISA O'CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images). Korver is one of the most well-liked players on the Bucks, and Black teammates have expressed their appreciation to him in the last few months for attempting to learn what it is that they go through, sources said. How to protect eyes from teargas, pepper spray and rubber bullets. We’re isolated in a bubble in the middle of a hot spot in the middle of Florida while there’s social unrest in the country, and we’re three months away potentially from the most important election in our lifetimes. "Black Lives Matter" is second. It was just a bad miss, a bad choice,” Scott said Monday during a conference call with reporters. So with the names, I like it. “I actually didn’t go with a name on the back of my jersey,” James said via a Lakers Zoom call on July 11 with NBA reporters. Among the messages reportedly approved: “Black Lives Matter,” “I Can’t Breathe,” “Vote,” “Justice,” “Stand Up,” “Listen,” “Listen to Us,” “Say Their Names,” “Peace,” “How Many More,” “Education Reform,” “Liberation,” “Equality,” “Freedom,” “Enough,” Si Se Puede,” “Say Her Name,” “Mentor,” “I Am A Man,” “Speak Up,” “Ally,” “Anti-Racist,” “Justice Now,” “Power to the People,” “See Us,” “Hear Us,” “Respect Us,” “Love Us” and “Group Economics.”. Plus, this is such a unique situation, my hope is that the players will become closer and stronger together. The league and union also are discussing other plans to help players better use their platforms, including bringing in a series of guest speakers. Learn more. Get your daily dose of Sportstar with handpicked stories delivered right to your inbox! Miami Heat closes training facility after second positive COVID-19 test: reports, NBA mulling second 'bubble' for non-playoff teams in Chicago: reports, IPL 2020: KL Rahul slams ton as KXIP beats RCB by 97 runs, KL Rahul on match-winning hundred: As a leader it's important to lead from the front, IPL 2020: Have to stand in front and take the brunt of it, says Kohli on loss against Punjab, RCB vs KXIP, IPL 2020: Virat Kohli drops KL Rahul twice, Punjab skipper cashes in with ton, European soccer nations get new 2021 program during pandemic, Mainz players back in training after dispute over Szalai suspension, Barcelona takes leap into the unknown after summer of change, Emotional Suarez proud to have thrived alongside Messi as he heads to Atletico, ISL: FC Goa ropes in Meghalayan midfielder Phrangki Buam, ISL 2020-21: Mizoram youngster Khawlhring joins Kerala Blasters, ISL 2020-21: Hyderabad FC ropes in Lalawmpuia, Fernandes, ISL: Jamshedpur FC ropes in Nigerian defender Stephen Eze.