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Orlando Magic NBA star Jonathan Isaac chose not to kneel during the US national anthem

August 1, 2020

NBA star Jonathan Isaac chose not to kneel during the US national anthem on Friday making him the first player not to do so since the league started back up on Thursday.

The Orlando Magic forward said that he does believe in the Black Lives Matter movement -  but he said a lot went into his decision.

Ahead of the league start - Isaac told the rest of his team-mates that he wouldn’t do so. The Orlando Magic team won 128-118  over the Brooklyn Nets.

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