Friday, November 27

New Orleans Pelicans

NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, TV, Utah Jazz

Players, coaches kneel before NBA reopening night

By Tim Reynolds, The Associated Press. 30 seconds ago Black players were next to white players. The coaches of a team were next to their compatriots on the opposite side. Many arms closed with the man at his side, some closed their eyes tight, some including LeBron James raising his fist briefly in the air or pointing to the sky. The NBA had a strong and powerful nightly reopening message. When it comes to demanding a change, the league stays together, and on Thursday, the four teams that played on the first night of the league restart proved it by not standing. They were unprecedented images for the league in unprecedented times: the Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans knelt next to each other during "The Star-Spangled Banner," their way of joining the chor...