NBA

NBA players react to Atlanta shooting, show support to Asian American community

The NBA released the following statement after eight people - six of whom were Asian women - were killed at massage parlors in the Atlanta area:

"Last night's tragic events in Atlanta are part of a disturbing rise in violence and discrimination towards Asian Americans. Today and every day, we stand with the Asian community and condemn all acts of hate and racism. To learn more visit stopaapihate.org. #StopAsianHate"

Using the hashtag #StopAsianHate, NBA athletes and teams also expressed condolences and solidarity with the Asian American community.

More from NBA.com

#France
Results, top performers from Day 7
NBA.com Staff
durant-tatum-ftr.jpeg
Team USA avoids elimination with win over Czechs
Kyle Irving
tatum-ftr.jpeg
Running diary: USA dominates Czechs to advance
Kyle Irving
#Durant
Durant breaks Carmelo's all-time USA scoring record
Benyam Kidane
#USA
Updated standings from men's basketball
NBA.com Staff
#Bubble
On This Date: NBA restarts in Orlando bubble
NBA.com Staff
More News