Tag: national basketball association all star game

HBCUs, Communities of Color Impacted by COVID-19 Will Be the Real Winners During NBA All-Star Weekend

Lance Thomas of the Brooklyn Nets gestures as he and teammates kneel in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement prior to an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Photo: Ashley Landis-Pool (Getty Images) […]

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Another Day, Another NBA All-Star Game Without Devin Booker

Photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) Nobody likes to get snubbed. Whether it’s the Oscars, the Grammys, or that promotion we wholeheartedly believe we deserve, there’s nothing worse than busting your ass at work and getting zero recognition for it—especially when people who are far worse are showered with accolades. This is exactly why every time […]

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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Begs Black Folks Not to Come to Atlanta for NBA-All Star Weekend

Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images) Atlanta is the COVID capital of the world. Nobody can convince me otherwise. Sure, Houston has been in strong contention—y’all really gotta chill with those day parties—but no city has completely disregarded the health and safety of its residents during a fucking global pandemic like The A. Almost every time […]

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