Oscar Robertson on sports protests: ‘Where are the white athletes?’


  • NBA hall of famer says black athletes need help from teammates
  • Robertson says players must unite to take on owners

NBA hall of famer Oscar Robertson has said white athletes must do more to assist their black teammates in fighting social injustice.

“I think that as people evolve, and things are changing so much in the world with social media and whatnot, these people are young people who have families,” Robertson, who was named an NBA All-Star 12 times in his 14-year career, said. “They’ve seen some injustice in the streets or wherever it might be, it might be almost anywhere, and they’re stepping up. But the only thing that really bothers me is where are the white athletes when this is happening?”

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