Draymond Green Says Nba Players Refusing To Play Is ‘Counterproductive’


Every single NBA playoffs game was postponed Wednesday night when players around the league refused  to take the court in a protest over the shooting of Jacob Blake. The NBA star wasn’t impressed at all and thinks it’s dumb for athletes to stop playing.

Wrote the following in part on an Instagram post from House of Highlights, according to Outkick.

The notion that athletes should just stop working but no one else in the world should stop is baffling to me. Why stop doing the very thing that offers you the biggest platform to speak for those that look like me/a lot of us…Athletes stand with the people, no secret there, but to actually tell athletes to stop doing what provides that platform to speak for the people is actually counterproductive. In my opinion.

You can see the Instagram post he commented on below.

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