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Gregg Popovich stands for national anthem as Spurs players kneel, declines to explain why – Yahoo Sports

Popovich has long been supportive of racial justice protests during the national anthem.

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Fridays game between the San Antonio Spurs and Sacramento Kings saw nearly every person on the court take a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. One of the few who didnt came as a surprise for some.
Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, along with top assistant Becky Hammon, declined to kneel with Spurs players as the anthem played. Both coaches did wear the leagues Black Lives Matter shirts like everyone else.
Given Popovichs well-known propensity for criticism of the very …

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