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Patty Mills Olympics: The story that proves Boomers leader is more than just an NBA star

Ms Mills is from North Carolina and played college basketball herself, having met Mills while they were both studying at St. Mary's College in California

Australia’s Olympic hero and flagbearer Patty Mills has quietly been donating huge portions of his NBA salary to struggling indigenous communities across the country. Mills, who is currently leading the Boomers towards a first Olympic basketball medal for Australia, has just signed a two-year US$12million (AU$16.2million) deal with the Brooklyn Nets – linking up with…

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Canada’s Jamal Murray plans to stay politically active through NBA Playoffs

Canada’s Jamal Murray plans to stay politically active through NBA Playoffs

Canada’s Jamal Murray is going to keep using his platform to bring attention to racial injustice as he leads his Denver Nuggets in the NBA’s Western Conference final. Murray, from Kitchener, Ont., spoke the night before Game 1 of the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Lakers at Walt Disney World Resort. The all-star guard…

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‘Keep demanding justice’: Masai Ujiri says anti-Black racism behind shoving incident at NBA Finals

‘Keep demanding justice’: Masai Ujiri says anti-Black racism behind shoving incident at NBA Finals

Two days after videos were released by lawyers for Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri in relation to a shoving incident involving a sheriff’s deputy at the 2019 NBA Finals win, the executive is speaking out and says anti-Black racism was the reason. “The video sadly demonstrates how horribly I was treated by a law enforcement…

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Former NBA player and London Lightning star is walking for a cause – London

Former NBA player and London Lightning star is walking for a cause - London

Royce White has never shied away from fighting for what he believes in, and now he’s walking more than 1,000 miles for those convictions. The former first-round draft pick in the NBA, who also spent time with the London Lightning, has been very vocal over the last few months in the push for racial equality….

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Lakers’ LeBron James honors Breonna Taylor in his first game inside the NBA bubble

LeBron James demanded justice for Breonna Taylor following his return from the NBA 's coronavirus stoppage on Thursday night, calling for the arrests of the three Louisville police officers who shot and killed the black 26-year-old emergency medical technician inside her apartment on March 13

LeBron James demanded justice for Breonna Taylor following his return from the NBA’s coronavirus stoppage on Thursday night, calling for the arrests of the three Louisville police officers who shot and killed the black 26-year-old emergency medical technician inside her apartment on March 13. ‘We want the cops arrested who committed that crime,’ James said,…

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