WNBA athletes will be on the court during the national anthem at the Tokyo Olympics. Despite the league’s documentary appearances this season, Team USA captain Swed Bird defended a face.
“You’re wearing an American jersey, and that makes a little difference in conversation,” Bird told the Associated Press on Saturday.
“With that, I don’t feel like a hypocrite in any way.” Everyone knows where we stand. I don’t think it contradicts anything because we are really working.
During the WBA season, the four-time Olympic gold medalist and her partner stayed in the locker room during the “Star Spangled Banner”.
Bird from New York Those who play for the WBA NBA Seattle Hurricane served as the American flag bearers at the opening ceremony.
He and his colleagues disarmed before the three exhibition games in Las Vegas last week – and said the protests would continue in a more relaxed Tokyo.
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“We all want our country to be a better place, and that’s what it’s all about,” he said. “It’s a player mentality, and there’s no player to do it.”
What do we do every single day? What are we talking about Is going to be good.”
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