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NBA players take to twitter sending thoughts, prayers to Paris

France Paris Shootings

Supporters invade the pitch of the Stade de France stadium at the end of the international friendly soccer match between France and Germany in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Hundreds of people spilled onto the field of the Stade de France stadium after explosions were heard nearby. French President Francois Hollande says he is closing the country’s borders and declaring a state of emergency after several dozen people were killed in a series of unprecedented terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)


Seeing the images and hearing the news out of Paris — terrorist attacks that have killed innocent people in one of the world’s great cities — has left all of us sickened, saddened, and feeling sympathy for the victims and their families. It’s senseless.

A number of NBA teams had a moment of silence before the game to honor the victims in France.

The NBA has 10 French players in the league, and some of them took to Twitter — as did non-French players — to express their thoughts and sympathy with the people of Paris. What follows is just a sampling of that outpouring.