Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis is joining teammate LeBron James in passing on placing a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the NBA season starts again, Yahoo Sports reported Sunday.
FILE PHOTO: Nov 1, 2019; Dallas, TX, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) reacts during the game against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
On Saturday, James told reporters that none of the 29 approved phrases appealed to him.
“It was no disrespect to the list that was handed out to all the players,” James said. “I commend anyone that decides to put something on the back of their jersey. It’s just something that didn’t really seriously resonate with my mission, with my goal.
“I would have