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252. Sports & Social Justice: Etan Thomas, David Aldridge, and Emerald Garner

Seth Everett June 3, 2020


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This week on Sports With Friends:

This episode is dedicated to George Floyd. Rest in Peace.

In this episode, former NBA player and current social activist Etan Thomas returns to the show to discuss the killing of George Floyd and subsequent protests and riots that have followed. Then, longtime NBA Insider David Aldridge joins the show to discuss Michael Jordan’s recent statement on the issues, and how the NBA deals with social activism. They also discuss the NBA’s plan to return to play and the potential pitfalls it faces.

Then, Emerald Garner joins the show. She is the daughter of Eric Garner, a black man who in Staten Island, NY was killed in 2014 by police officers in an all-too-similar fashion.

 

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Seth Everett

Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.

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