Before his game on Friday, Orlando Magic basketball player Jonathan Issac was the only player from both teams to stand for the National Anthem. He also refused to wear a Black Lives Matter shirt which every other player was wearing.
Shortly after the game, Issac was asked by a liberal reporter why he chose not to kneel for the National Anthem and if he, a black man, thinks black lives matter.
“So you didn’t kneel during the Anthem but you also didn’t wear a Black Lives Matter shirt,” asked the liberal reporter. “Do you believe that black lives matter?”
“Absolutely. I believe that black lives matter,” Issac replied.
“A lot went into my decision and part of it is first off, Kneeling or wearing a Black Lives Matter t-shirt didn’t go hand in hand with supporting Black lives…” he said. “I believe that, for myself, my life has been supported through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and that everyone