The NBA did the right thing pulling the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte in the wake of North Carolina’s “bathroom law.”
A number of NBA teams came out publicly to back the NBA’s decision (something that was discussed with the owners at the Board of Governor’s meeting in Las Vegas a week ago.
However, players — ever so concerned about their brand — have been far more cautious in their response. That includes Charlotte’s hometown hero Stephen Curry, so spoke to ESPN’s SportsCenter from the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship in Lake Tahoe, Calif.
“I’m huge on keeping your word. I’m not necessarily saying it’s bad for the NBA to move it. Charlotte is a growing city and the Hornets have picked that program up. It’s a shame it’s possible that we’d take that away from them.”
Carmelo Anthony (and a lot of people around the league) felt bad for Michael Jordan.