The senseless killing of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer has become a tipping point in the fight for human rights. The byproduct has been civil unrest across America and worldwide rallies, protests and demonstrations, all of which have raised awareness to issues Hodges famously fought for more than 25 years ago as a player. “I think it was just a continuation of what has gone on for years,” Hodges said of Floyd’s murder. “Now, it’s just more visible with social media.”
June 16, 2021 | 8:43 pm EDT Update
Mirjam Swanson: Ty says Kawhi is a “little down” because he wanted to be there for his guys … adds that there’s no potential return, waiting for testing and “go from there.”
Ohm Youngmisuk: Told that people are counting the Clippers out now with Kawhi Leonard out, Ty Lue said, “I’ve been counted out my whole life… not really worried about the chatter. We were counted out in the first series as well.”
Andy Larsen: Mike Conley just wrapped up his pregame workout, which didn’t feature much movement at all… some light shooting and dribbling, but not much that would give Jazz fans optimism.
Can Marc Eversley produce lottery luck for the Chicago Bulls again? The general manager will represent the franchise virtually for Tuesday’s NBA draft lottery after executive vice president Artūras Karnišovas handled the duties last year.