By: Abimbola Adelakun
Following all the happenings concerning the killing of blacks all around the world especially the most prominent case of George Floyd, the NBA and National Basketball Players Association have decided to show their support by painting “Black Lives Matter” on all courts when the season restarts in July.
NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, said the league wanted to use it’s return as a way to increase awareness and to implement change in society.
The association has discussed methods to promote messages of equality and police reform since the death of George Floyd prompted nationwide and worldwide protests.
The NBA will use three arenas at the Disney site as 22 of the league’s 30 teams conclude the regular season from July 30.