[Ed. – We’re surprised the players are willing to countenance this decision. It’s no skin off their nose if ratings plummet … so long as they’re earning their seven-figure annual incomes. (That’s about as far as they’re able to understand the situation.)]
The NBA, amid suffering from record lows in their ratings, has agreed to leave all the recent social justice messages “off the floor” starting with the next season.
Adam Silver, the commissioner of the NBA, had during past months insisted in promoting a pro Black Lives Matter to support the leagues overwhelmingly African American players.
According to NBC Sports, “Adam Silver told them, ‘Hey guys, this is what we’re going to do to support our players. Our league is overwhelmingly comprised of African American players. This is important. This is a partnership. We need to work together to get through this season and into next year.'”
“The messages agreed upon by the National Basketball Players Association and the NBA are: Black Lives Matter, Say Their Names, Vote, I Can’t Breathe, Justice, Peace, Equality.”…