nba honoring mlk day with 22 out of 30 basketball teams taking the court
Alvin jinterry, coach of the New Orleans Pelican team, said it was just a special day.
Basketball has been at the forefront of diversity and inclusion, he said: \"When you look at it in general, when you look at it in terms of inclusion, all these are things that the NBA has always been ahead of all the other sports.
\"The Knicks will play the Thunder at home on Monday, ending the game with the Lakers.
The Warriors ended their day of celebration.
Golden State Warriors visiting Los Angeles to end the NBA\'s Martin Luther King Jr . )
On Monday night, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and the Warriors will try to make an embarrassing 127-
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When LeBron James fell with a groin strain, the Lakers were still tough.
\"What MLK means to this country is just his message around the world.
Until today, his message has moved a lot of people, \"said Warrior forward Durant.
\"This day is a great opportunity.
It means a lot to us.
We brought so many things.
Each of us has a different journey throughout our lives and on this special day we will meet at this time and play such a special game in the hope that it will bring more people together
\"His coach agreed to understand the important role played by the NBA on MLK Day.
\"It\'s a great day for the NBA.
I think the league is full of players who are very socially and politically active and want to give their opinion on the general injustice, \"said Warriors coach Steve Cole.
\"I think it is very appropriate that our campaign does dominate Martin Luther King Day.
It gives fans a chance to watch great basketball, but it also gives everyone some perspective on how far we have gone as a society and how far we have to go. . . .
It\'s a great day for the NBA, especially for our players, it\'s a great day.
\"Starting from last Thursday, the players began wearing special warm shirts designed by Nike in partnership with the MLK Foundation and Martin Luther King III. On the T-
This is his historic speech of August.
1963: \"I have a dream that one day this country will stand up and realize the true meaning of its creed: \'We think these truths are self-
Obviously, people are equal in life.
\"In Memphis, it will mark the 17 th Martin Luther King of the Grizzlies.
They hosted a celebration in New Orleans.
The two teams visited the National Civil Rights Museum together on Sunday.
Mlk\'s niece reflected on his legacy of love during Monday\'s celebration, which will showcase 14 National Civil Rights Museum Sports Heritage Awards.
In the spirit of the King, the athlete made a noteworthy contribution to civil rights and human rights.
The remaining lineup on MLK Day includes: the magic of the Eagle, the heat of the Celtics, the King of the Nets, the bulls of the Cavaliers, the calves of the Bucks, the Wizards of the Pistons, the pioneers of the 76-man rocket Jazz
Click here to get Fox News appknicks\' coach David fitzdale said he thanked the NBA for giving so many teams the chance to play on MLK Day --
It\'s not like the schedule for Christmas is limited.
\"The NBA is way ahead of everything. (
Adam Silver and those people have a progressive attitude towards inclusion and understanding of our history, the right of representation and civil rights, \"fezdale said.
\"We can be proud of this as an alliance.
MLK Day is another example of how we try to pay tribute, and we know what sets the tone and what gives us the opportunity to do what we should do.
The Associated Press contributed to the report.