Jaylen Brown addressed the recent gun violence in the United States and how players could raise awareness on that serious issue.
The superstar of the Boston Celtics didn’t rule out the possibility of his team and the Golden State Warriors boycotting the NBA Finals to make a statement.
“It could. You keep an open mind. You never know. Definitely things need to be addressed.
Sometimes people argue and say stopping a basketball game or something, what effect is that actually going to have on society.
I would say in response it raises awareness. That’s important. It gets people’s attention. It’s a topic that’s being talked about now. Certainly people have pressure on them. Changes need to start to get made.
So I definitely think it’s an effective strategy that could work. Do I have the answer if that’s something we will see in the near future? I don’t. But we’ll see,” Jaylen Brown told media, including Hedgeout.net, ahead of Game 3 at TD Garden.
Back in 2020, the Milwaukee Bucks decided to boycott a playoff game in the NBA Bubble against the Orlando Magic following the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.