After NBA the ballers boycotted games following the shooting of Jacob Blake by police, all of the games were pushed back by three days and players demanded that the league help with the fight for social justice. Well the games have now resumed A lot of people questioned what would the NBA’s plan be? Well they came out with a list of things that the organization will do one of those things is that the NBA team locations will turn their buildings into voting locations for the Presidential election. NBA owners agreed to work with local election officials to provide each league arena as a polling place for November’s elections. Check out the NBA’s voting plans below,
Every arena that is owned and operated by the team will work with local election officials to convert the facility into a polling place for the upcoming 2020 election. If the deadline to do that has passed, the team will work with officials to find a different use for the building to support the 2020 election.
The agreement also announced a social justice coalition focusing on criminal justice reform and the use of league advertising space “to increasing civil engagement and access to voting.”