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Professional Athletes Push Back Against Trump's Anti-Protest Comments

The president thinks athletes who protest police violence are “disrespectful.” Teams across the country responded to his rhetoric over the weekend, but some wonder if they went far enough.

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Singer Barred From Singing Anthem at 76ers Game for Wearing 'We Matter' Jersey

Sevyn Streeter: “I also felt it was important to express the ongoing challenges and ongoing injustice we face as a Black community within the United States of America.”

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WATCH: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and More Open ESPYs With Anti-Violence Plea

Dwyane Wade: “The racial profiling has to stop. The shoot to kill mentality has to stop. Not seeing the value of Black and Brown bodies has to stop.”

Five Years After Peak 'Linsanity,' Jeremy Lin Still Gets Stopped by Arena Security

“At opposing arenas, it happens all the time.”

NBA Star Thabo Sefolosha Will Sue The NYPD for Violent Arrest

The Atlanta Hawks star will sue the NYPD for injuring him during an arrest. He will have the full support of the NBA players’ union. 

Stephon Marbury Calls Out Michael Jordan for 'Robbing The Hood' With Signature Shoes

The NBA legend is pushing a new line of affordable shoes that he claims are made in the same Chinese factories as much-more-expensive designer basketball shoes. 

Meet the NBA's First Indian Player

A few facts about Sim Bhullar, the 7-foot-5 center on the Sacramento Kings.

Jeremy Lin on the Loneliness of Asian-American NBA Trailblazing

J.Lin talks race, turnovers, and the Bible verse that’s getting him through.

NBA All-Star Stephen Curry Asks for Mo'Ne Davis' Autograph

Even stars get starstruck.

Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets Unveil NBA's First Chinese New Year Uniforms

It’s part of the league’s effort to connect with Asian and Asian-American fans.

When It Comes to Sports Protests, Are T-Shirts Enough?

More and more elite athletes are making symbolic statements about police violence against black people. It’s up to us to listen.

Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers Wear 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirts

He also spoke about why NBA players are joining the movement.

LeBron James, Brooklyn Nets Wear 'I Can't Breathe' Shirts in Front of Royals

Another game-day protest.

Black Athletes Show Game-Day Solidarity With Eric Garner

Derrick Rose was one of a handful of players who sent a message over the weekend.

Charles Barkley Still Thinks Ferguson Protesters Are 'Scumbags'

And he doesn’t think black America’s problem has anything to do with white racism.

NBA's Luol Deng: 'I'm Proud to Have A Lot of African in Me'

And he’s proud of it.

The NBA's Racism is Structural, Not Just Individual

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson’s racist e-mail is only a symptom of a systemic problem.

An Asian-American Woman is Coaching in the NBA's Summer League

Natalie Nakase wants to win championships.

LeBron James' Reunion With Cleveland Touches on Midwest's 'Brain Drain'

He’s coming home.

The NBA Just Signed Its First Player of Indian Descent

He’s also the league’s biggest player.