Walang may pake sayo, Trump! – JJ Reddick
JJ Reddick thinks that US President Donald Trump won’t affect NBA’s stand regarding to players taking a knee during National Anthem.
Trump tweeted an ultimatum to any athletes, regardless of the league, that it would be “game over” for them the moment they kneel down while the National Anthem is playing.
Looking forward to live sports, but any time I witness a player kneeling during the National Anthem, a sign of great disrespect for our Country and our Flag, the game is over for me!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 21, 2020
The New Orleans Pelicans veteran responded to the said tweet during the post-game interview, citing that the NBA wouldn’t mind if Trump won’t watch basketball anymore.
First of all, I don’t think anybody in the NBA cares if President Trump watches basketball. I couldn’t care less,” Redick told Yahoo Sports after a 106-104 against Utah Jazz.
“As far as his base, I think regardless of the specificity of tweeting about the NBA, every tweet of his is meant to divide, every tweet is meant to incite, every tweet is meant to embolden his base. So [last week] was no different.”
President Trump said kneeling during anthem is ‘a sign of great disrespect’ and ‘the game is over for me’ if players do. Pelicans guard JJ Redick to @YahooSports: ‘I don’t think anybody in the NBA cares if President Trump watches basketball’ https://t.co/H4FeEecvIY pic.twitter.com/TRvCtb52HJ
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 31, 2020