Tag: NBA

Allen Iverson: The NBA’s Rebel Man

Image: lovingbasketball.tumblr.com Background: Basketball is one of America’s most popular sports and is highly appealing. Allen Iverson is one of the most popular basketball players in NBA history. I was curious about his life story and decided to conduct research: read articles, viewed interviews, documentaries, and speeches. Of course, these sources would barely be enough…

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The NBA is Back and Players are Kneeling During the National Anthem. Except For One

Two days into the restart of the NBA, Orlando Magic forward Johnathan Isaac is the only player to refrain from kneeling during the national anthem, and abstain from wearing a t-shirt dawning “Black Lives Matter.” His reasoning is a valuable reminder to all that true progress doesn’t come from symbolic gestures, slogans, or from alienating…

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