NBA says players must stand for national anthem, will ‘deal’ with those who don’t

NBA says players must stand for national anthem, will ‘deal’ with those who don’t
Looks like NBA players and staff won’t be joining the throngs of NFL members to take a knee against police brutality or President Donald Trump. On Friday, NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum sent out a memo to teams reinforcing its policy that players, coaches, and trainers must stand for the national anthem. The memo, obtained and reported by ESPN, stated that individual teams do not have the “discretion to waive” the rule, and that the league office will determine