Entire Lakers Team Stands Behind One Powerful Message Amid Political Protests Across America

Peter Dewey
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The Los Angeles Lakers’ entire team recently took to social media amid the political protests to share a message calling for justice for George Floyd.

Forward LeBron James has been active on social media during the protests, calling for justice for Floyd and other people of color that have been victims of unchecked police brutality.

The Lakers released a pointed statement on Saturday night, condemning the “racism, bigotry, violence and prejudice” in our country.

The death of Floyd, 46, has once again highlighted the problems with police brutality in the United States.

The Lakers are just one of many organizations across all sports that have come out and made a statement amid the protests.

The latest statement by the team shows yet again that they are a united front in the fight against racism.

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Peter is a graduate of Quinnipiac University where he covered the MAAC and college basketball for three years. He has worked for NBC Sports, the Connecticut Sun and the Meriden Record-Journal covering basketball and other major sports. Follow him on Twitter @peterdewey2.