Many NBA superstars, celebrities and artists have come to the support of Colin Kaepernick’s stance against one of the biggest social issues discussed today, equality and racism in America. Whether you agree or disagree with Kaepernick’s stance on the issue, he is expressing his freedom of speech by sitting during the national anthem, and other NFL players have followed. Not only did is he talking the talk, but he’s walking it as well, Kaepernick said he would donate $1 million in efforts to make a change.
The issue has been something that has been widely discussed in the sports world this summer. From LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul standing up for what they believe in before the ESPY awards, to other players showing their support for Kap, it has become one of the cornerstone discussions in sports. NBA MVP and Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is now jumping into that discussion. During his promotional tour with Under Armour in Asia, Curry took the time to speak with CNBC about Kaepernick’s stance:
Although some have their issues with 49ers quarter-back’s silent protest, his bay area buddy Curry must know how it feels to deal with the tension surrounding Colin Kaepernick.