The Nets posted a short video on its Instagram pages showing which social justice message will each of the players wear on their jerseys...
While some NBA stars —like LeBron James and his teammate Anthony Davis— chose not to wear messages (chosen from a list of 29 approved by the NBA and NBPA), all of the Nets active players went with a message.
Caris LeVert and Chris Chiozza chose “Black Lives Matter.” Four players chose “Equality” — Justin Anderson, Jamal Crawford, Donta Hall, and Joe Harris. Jeremiah Martin and Tyler Johnson, “How Many More,” (which when combined with Martin’s number, “0”, is both appropriate and engaging). Dzanan Musa and Rodions Kurucs chose “Peace.” Jarrett Allen chose “Si Se Puede” (“Yes, You Can”), Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot “Liberte’” (“Freedom”), Garrett Temple, “Education Reform,” and Lance Thomas “Say Her Name,” a reference to the killing of Breonna Taylor by Louisville police.
In his Zoom call discussion with beat writers Tuesday, LeVert said the team has plans to continue social justice initiatives, adding the players are still working on specifics. A number of the Nets players participated in protests are the murder of George Floyd, including LeVert, Anderson, Allen as well as Kyrie Irving and Nicolas Claxton.