Popovich: ‘We Live in a Racist Country’ (VIDEO)
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich on why it’s important for the NBA to promote Black History Month: “We live in a racist country… And it’s always important to bring attention to it, even if it angers some people.” pic.twitter.com/RCCs7rSJix
— ABC News (@ABC) February 13, 2018
Monday, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich argued that it was important for the NBA to promote Black History Month because America is a “racist country” and everybody needs to be reminded of it because there is “still a lot of work to do” to solve it. – READ MORE
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Now-retired NBA legend Kobe Bryant said Sunday that if he were still playing basketball, he would follow in Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps and take a knee during the national anthem.
Bryant, speaking to The Undefeated’s Jemele Hill, said he would have protested despite the backlash.
“Yeah, I would have participated in it, for sure,” Bryant said. “I’m sure I would have gotten some flak for it. That’s fine. I think that Colin’s message was a very simple one. It was police brutality needs to stop. We need to take a look at that.”
Bryant said the wave of unpopularity that hit the NFL over the protests would not occur in the NBA. – READ MORE
Monday, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich argued that it was important for the NBA to promote Black History Month because America is a "racist | Breitbart TV