25 July 2021

In shift, US Jewish basketball star backs staying on court during anthem

timesofisrael.com

Four-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird and her WNBA teammates usually walk off to raise awareness for social justiceSAITAMA, Japan — Sue Bird sees no contradiction with the US team staying on the court during the national anthem at the Olympics.It’s a change for the four-time Olympic gold medalist and her WNBA teammates. During the WNBA season players usually leave the court to raise awareness for social justice before the anthem is played at games.“You are wearing USA jerseys and it does [...]