The death of George Floyd has impacted so many, including the world of sports.
What happened to George Floyd has reverberated throughout the country, impacting so many, including professional athletes.
Sometimes pro sports stars may seem larger than life, but their vulnerability was on display in the wake of Floyd’s tragic death, as they, like all of us, saw that horrifying video. I can’t breathe, which Floyd was heard saying and was on the shirt LeBron James once wore to honor Eric Garner and posted again, should not have to be a rallying cry. As George Floyd should not have died.
James was not alone in sharing his thoughts. Warriors coach Steve Kerr dubbed it “murder”.
While Wizards guard Bradley Beal also asked a question.
The frustration was shared in the NFL as well, where Texans star J.J. Watt spoke out saying, “Anybody who saw the video, I don’t know how you can defend