While gamers wanted to take the court, they did pick to make a declaration with numerous teams taking a knee prior to video games getting underway.
The Boston Celtics and Miami Heat were two of those groups that chose to take a knee during the anthem.
In addition, the teams put out a joint statement prior to the video game, which explained why they were ready to play on Wednesday.
” We have actually decided to play tonight’s game to attempt to bring delight into people’s lives.
The Milwaukee Bucks and Detroit Pistons continued with the opening suggestion for their video game. Right after the Bucks acquired control of the opening pointer, every gamer on each group took a knee as Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo dribbled the ball out of bounds to stop the clock.
The coaching personnel for each group likewise chose to take a knee much like their players did.
Later on in the night, the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers likewise decided to take a knee prior to tip-off.