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“I plan on using my voice while I’m down there. I plan on spreading light on things that are getting dimmed."
The Celtics' Jaylen Brown says he didn't want to go to Orlando at first, but he recognizes the NBA restart offers a platform to spread his message.
Celtics forward Jaylen Brown also took issue.
Jaylen Brown is encouraged by the steps the NBA is taking to connect with its players’ desire to support social justice causes. One of the Celtics’ young stars, the 23-year-old has been one of the most outspoken voices among players since the NBA paused its season in March. While he said Monday that he initially considered not playing in Orlando because of the pandemic and family concerns, he ultimately decided the opportunity to amplify his voice on the NBA’s worldwide stage won out.
Celtics wing Jaylen Brown believes the NBA is "limiting" players' voices with the list of messages it's allowing them to wear on their jerseys in Orlando.