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NBA to allow players to replace names on jerseys with statements promoting social justice

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NBA to allow players to replace names on jerseys with statements promoting social justiceIn an attempt to continue to keep focus on the Black Lives Matter movement and the fight against social injustice and racial inequality, the NBA will allow players to replace the names on the backs of their jerseys with statements promoting those causes. People with knowledge of the situation told The Times that the league, the NBPA, the union that represents...
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