Just like many of us, NBA players are sick and tired of turning on the news only to find out that yet another unarmed Black man has been murdered by police.
Upon hearing the disturbing news of Terence Crutcher being gunned down by cops in Tulsa last Friday, hoop stars such as Russell Westbrook, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul and more took to their social media accounts to react.
Westbrook re-posted this powerful Instagram message, comparing terrorist Ahmad Khan Rahami, who was recently captured and brought into police custody alive, to Crutcher, who was shot and killed.
D. Wade said the African-American community must act ... and act now.
And like many of us, CP3 simply said enough is enough with these stories of unarmed Black men being killed by cops.
Although the three All-Stars are the most prominent NBA players to have weighed in on Crutcher's murder, they are far from being alone.
Wade's Chicago Bulls teammate Rajon Rondo was perplexed over how Crutcher could be shot in the first place when he seemed to be following orders.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young, who has already vowed to follow Colin Kaepernick in silently protesting the national anthem, chimed in, echoing Paul's sentiments.
Matt Barnes, who's never shy about speaking up, added:
Respect to the NBA players and their fellow athletes who have spoken up about Crutcher's murder at the hands of police.
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