Why ‘Social Justice’ Jerseys Are a Bad Idea for the NBA

According to numerous reports the NBA is poised to let players wear jerseys with “social justice messages” on them, perhaps in lieu of their last names. 

I think this is a bad idea. Many people disagree. 

Sports Illustrated loves the idea. In an article titled, “The NBA Would Make A Strong Statement With Profound Jersey Decision,” SI’s Gabe Zaldivar writes:

The decision for the NBA makes sense as, first, it’s the right thing to do. Two, public opinion has shifted immensely in favor of the BLM movement.

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