Orlando Magic forward Jonathan Isaac decided to stand for the national anthem ahead of Friday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. The former Florida State Seminole and first-round selection of the Magic in 2017 also decided not to wear a Black Lives Matter T-shirt during the pregame.
He became the first NBA player to not kneel or wear the BLM shirt since the league restarted Thursday night.
“I don’t think kneeling or putting on a T-shirt is the answer, for me personally,” said Isaac, a Naples native, after the game. “For me, Black lives are supported through the gospel, all lives are supported through the gospel.”
Isaac said that during the national anthem he spent that time praying.
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