VIDEO: Kenny Smith walks off TNT set in show of support for players
Players in Orlando have been vocal following the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, and things came to a head Wednesday with the postponements.
Numerous players took to Twitter to support Bucks players and call for action. The Bucks themselves spoke to the Attorney General and Lieutenant Governor in the state of Wisconsin.
Meanwhile, Inside The NBA commentator and former NBA champion Kenny Smith is standing with the players.
Smith said he fully supports the players in their decisions, and he actually left the set on Wednesday afternoon.
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) August 26, 2020
“The Jet” has previously lauded NBA players for maintaining their focus on social justice in Orlando.
Smith seems to be showing solidarity with the players as they figure out how to manifest real and tangible change through their actions.
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