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Several Blazers Will Wear Social Justice Statements on Jerseys

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Lillard, McCollum, Nurkic and Little are among the players who will have statements on their jerseys.

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Several Portland Trail Blazers players will have social justice statements on the backs of their jerseys when play resumes in Orlando. The league and National Basketball Players Association recently agreed on a list of approved messages that players can have on their jerseys. According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Damian Lillard has elected to have the message “How Many More?” on the back of his jersey, while Jusuf Nurkic’s jersey will say “Equality”.

CJ McCollum told Portland media earlier this week that his jersey will feature the message “Education Reform”:

And rookie Nassir Little has chosen “Black Lives Matter” as his message, he told our own Danny Marang on the latest Blazer’s Edge podcast. Zach Collins intends to also have “Black Lives Matter” on the back of his jersey, per AJ McCord of KOIN News:

The NBA season is scheduled to resume play on July 30 at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.