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Nick Young says he might sit for national anthem

Los Angeles Lakers v Denver Nuggets

Los Angeles Lakers v Denver Nuggets

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Numerous current and former NBA players have supported Colin Kaepernick’s national-anthem protest.

But, as far as I’ve seen, none had openly discussed sitting or kneeling themselves before the Star Spangled Banner.

Until Lakers guard Nick Young.

Young on Kaepernick’s kneeling, via TMZ:

I would do the same thing.

So, he’ll kneel during the anthem? Young:

Nah, my knees hurt. But I might sit.

Young might have just been giving empty answers to a bothersome paparazzo. You can see Young, greeting others, outright ignoring the videographer’s other questions in the above video.

But Young still said he might sit.

Unfortunately for him, he might not be in the NBA – nor have the platform that affords – when the season begins.