NBA players stump for Biden in key battleground state

NBA players stump for Biden in key battleground state

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Karl-Anthony Towns, Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem and former NBA forward Matt Barnes were in Florida on Thursday stumping for 조 바이든.

Towns, Haslem and Barnes spoke to Biden’s drive-in rally crowd before the Democratic candidate for president spoke. The Heat veteran advised the crowd to get out and vote, 에 따르면 South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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“Tell a friend. Get together a plan. Tell a cousin. Tell an uncle. I’m getting together my homeboys,” Haslem said, adding that voter suppression was “real” and throwing his support behind Biden and Sen. 카말라 해리스, D- 칼리프.

The Timberwolves star also spoke at the rally, 에 따르면 Miami Herald. He said he couldn’t wait to see Biden step into the Oval Office when he became president.

Biden thanked the NBA players for coming to stump for him. He praised the Heat team for making the NBA Finals even though he admittedly comes from “Sixers Country.”

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NBA players and teams have been using their platforms to help get the word out on voting while some have even gone as far as throwing their support behind Biden.

Chris Paul has been one of the several players on the front lines of political activism. He and New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. led a group of students to the polls in North Carolina on Wednesday.

“You still have to go home after the game. You have to go home after practice. You have to live your life as a human and especially as a Black man. It’s been emphasized this year,” Smith told WTVD Sports.

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The election between 트럼프 대통령 and Biden has been hotly contested. Election Day is Nov. 3 and more than 79 million people have already voted.

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