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Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson among Warriors players to march in peaceful protest

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Golden State Warriors stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson participated in a peaceful protest against police brutality and racial injustice on Wednesday in Oakland, California.

Curry and Thompson — along with Warriors guards Damion Lee, Juan Toscano-Anderson and big man Kevon Looney — took place in a “Walking in Unity” march around Lake Merritt:

Curry was also joined by his wife, Ayesha, as protestors chanted “No justice, no peace!” Curry had more video of the march:

Hordes of NBA players have marched in protests and spoken to demonstrators in the past week. Boston Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown made his presence felt in Atlanta over the weekend, while Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young organized a protest of his own on Tuesday in Oklahoma.

The Warriors and the rest of the NBA community have refused to sit idly by in the wave of activism taking place since the death of George Floyd last Monday in Minneapolis. Members of the Dubs seem to be doing their part to call for social and structural change, as well.

Most of the focus has (rightly) been on off-court matters as of late. But Wednesday also offered positive news on the basketball front.

The league is expected to approve a return-to-play plan which will feature 22 teams, including a play-in for the final seeds in each conference followed by a standard 16-team playoff structure.

These teams will head to Walt Disney World in Florida, but the Warriors will not be among them.

Golden State’s season is over once the plan is approved, confirming the feeling within the organization they would not step on the hardwood again this year. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr had been operating for a while as if they were finished for this season.

While fans will have to wait to see Warriors stars like Curry and Thompson on the floor next season, they remain present and vocal in the community when it comes to matters of social justice.