Isaac, Lone-Player Not Kneeling For The Anthem
via: ESPN.

Orlando Magic Forward, Jonathan Isaac became the first NBA player who chose to stand for the National Anthem. He also didn't wear the 'Black Lives Matter' shirt for warm-ups.

Isaac stated he believes in the Black Lives Matter movement but also said “kneeling and wearing a t-shirt don’t go hand in hand with black lives.”

Racism isn’t only thing that plagues our society the Magic player said, and that the answer is the gospel. Isaac told the press he doesn’t see kneeling and putting a t-shirt as an answer but “black lives and all lives are supported through the gospel.”

Magic Center,  Nikola Vucevic addressed the situation, and said the team respected his personal decisions, aswell as the coach, Steve Clifford.

“He had his personal reasons for deciding to stand. We respect his decision and we know where he stands.”

Isaac, who suffered a hyperextended left knee back in January, returned to compete in the season restart at the Walt Disney World Resort.