SoCal athletes, teams share thoughts on aftermath of George Floyd’s killing
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SoCal athletes, teams share thoughts on aftermath of George Floyd’s killing

Southern California athletes and sports teams use social media to release statements and share opinions in response to George Floyd’s death and the aftermath:

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Statement from the LA Sparks: 

Statement from the LA Galaxy:

Statement from the Los Angeles Rams:

Statement from the Los Angeles Football Club:

A full statement from Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers: 

Lonzo Ball, a Chino Hills High alumnus and former Los Angeles Laker, also shared the message on his Instagram account:

LeBron James, Anthony Davis and other members of the Los Angeles Lakers shared a similar message on Instagram:

Basketball player Milan Acquaah of Cal Baptist in Riverside: 

More from Richard Sherman:

Dominguez High School alumnus and San Francisco 49er defensive back Richard Sherman:

American professional beach volleyball player and Costa Mesa native April Ross:

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Chiney Ogwumike of the L.A. Sparks: 

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp: 

Southern California News Group reporter Mirjam Swanson’s story on Los Angeles athletes sharing outrage and hope in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing in Minnesota.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have released a team statement:

Several players such as Mookie Betts and Justin Turner (a Cal State Fullerton alumnus) have also posted on social media:

Southern California athletes and sports teams have used social media to release statements and share opinions in response to George Floyd’s death and the aftermath:

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