);
NBA

Report: NBA, NBPA approve social justice messages on jerseys

The NBA and its players' association have reportedly agreed on social justice messages that can be displayed on the back of jerseys.

ESPN's Marc Spears revealed the news.

The list of the approved suggested social messages, per the source, for the back of the NBA jerseys: Black Lives Matter; Say Their Names; Vote; I Can't Breathe; Justice; Peace; Equality; Freedom; Enough; Power to the People; Justice Now; Say Her Name; Sí Se Puede (Yes We Can); Liberation; See Us; Hear Us; Respect Us; Love Us; Listen; Listen to Us; Stand Up; Ally; Anti-Racist; I Am A Man; Speak Up; How Many More; Group Economics; Education Reform; and Mentor.

The 29 different messages are intended to help keep the focus on topics such as police brutality and systemic racism. Last week, the NBA and NBPA agreed that shedding light on these issues will be a shared goal of the 2019-20 season restart in Orlando.

"The league and the players are uniquely positioned to have a direct impact on combating systemic racism in our country, and we are committed to collective action to build a more equal and just society," NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. "A shared goal of our season restart will be to use our platform in Orlando to bring attention to these important issues of social justice."

The views expressed here do not represent those of the NBA or its clubs.

More from NBA.com

#Booker
Jokic, Nuggets edge Suns in OT in Phoenix
Yash Matange
#LaVine #Doncic #Kawhi
Running diary of Saturday's action
NBA.com Staff
#NetsCavs
KD sits as Sexton leads Cavs past Nets again
Yash Matange
capela-ftr.jpeg
Capela joins history in consecutive games
Kyle Irving
LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo
Friday's recap
NBA.com Staff
#RJ
Knicks win on career night for RJ Barrett
Kane Pitman
More News