Jimmy Butler tries to wear jersey with no name, referees make him change

Jimmy Butler wanted to wear a jersey without a name for the NBA restart. The league shot that down. Butler tried to do it anyway — he walked out on the court to start the Heat’s first restart game without a name on his jersey. The referees made him change it. Statement made. #[email protected] pic.twitter.com/HKT63unwoz — x – Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) August 1, 2020 Butler previously explained his reasoning for wanting no name as, “If I wasn’t who I was today, I’m no different than anybody else of color.” That idea resonated with some players, a reported 30 others wanted no name on their jersey either. It was still a no go with the league. The league put together a curated list of social justice messages that players could wear on their jerseys, but the list was not expansive enough for most players, who wanted more. In reaction, the NBPA and Russell Westbrook‘s clothing company teamed up for a line of social justice message apparel.

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