(But I’ll throw in some words anyway!)
The decision to wear the jerseys came from team owner Robert Sarver, who was born and raised in Tucson.
“However intended,” he said, “the result of passing the law is that our basic principles of equal rights and protection under the law are being called into question.”
When asked for approval to wear the jerseys, the NBA “was all for it,” said Suns general manager Steve Kerr. Furthermore, NBA Players Association executive director Billy Hunter issued a press release denouncing the law.
Come on, baseball players: are you really going to just sit there and wimp out while the hoopsters get all the glory and respect? It’s time to step up to the plate.
Disaster of the Day: Click here to see another important picture — this one’s of downtown Nashville, partially submerged in the overflowing Cumberland River.