Michael Jordan just angry about events in the USA | More sports

Charlotte (AP) - After days of protests against racism and police violence in the United States has reported even the usually apolitical Ex-basketball player Mi

Michael Jordan just angry about events in the USA | More sports

Charlotte (AP) - After days of protests against racism and police violence in the United States has reported even the usually apolitical Ex-basketball player Michael Jordan to the word.

The 57-year-old six-time NBA Champion spoke to the family of the result of a brutal police operation deaths of African-American George Floyd compassion. "I am deeply sad, really distressed and angry. I see and feel everyone's pain, outrage and anger", launched Jordan his via his spokesperson published opinion. The former Superstar of the Chicago Bulls said he had no answers. You have to listen to each other, show Unity and be allowed to return to the senseless violence never in the back.

Floyd had been pressed last week by a police officer in Minneapolis in minutes with the knee in the neck to the ground. He said several times "I can't breathe" and was declared on arrival at the hospital for dead. The scene was filmed by passers-by. Their protests and notices to Floyd's deteriorating condition ignored the police officers involved. The man pushed Floyd to the ground, has now been charged with murder.

Jordan fits in the large number of prominent (Ex-)athletes in the United States, which since have known of the incident last Monday, their anger and their concerns made public. Very early on Basketball sizes, Stephen Curry and LeBron James in the social networks were active.

in addition to Jordan's former Club, the Chicago Bulls, said on Sunday, the coach of the LA Clippers, Doc Rivers, in a statement. He referred to the riots that have replaced in the past few days, the previously mostly peaceful protests increase. This is a reaction to the death of Floyd's have been initiated in at least a decade, writes Rivers. Too often condemned people, the reaction to something and not the shutter button. "To be black in America is hard," wrote Rivers, and stressed in the same Text. "This is not an African American Problem. This is a Problem of humanity."

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Date Of Update: 04 June 2020, 07:34

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