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The Q&A: Alex English on importance of voting, social justice causes

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The Q&A: Alex English on importance of voting, social justice causes

Alex English, shown in this 2012 photo, is advocating for Hoopers Vote Day. ORLANDO, Fla. — Monte Morris has a simple, four-letter solution for anyone wondering where to turn at a time of uncertainty and trepidation with what’s going on outside the cocoon of the NBA bubble.

“V-O-T-E” the Denver Nuggets point guard said, running his hand across his chest where those letters are splashed when he and his teammates take the court for the Western Conference finals against the Los Angeles Lakers.

“We’re trying to get our voices out there, to be heard,” Morris said. “The reason we’re playing is to show awareness to the police brutality, social injustice and other issues people are dealing with around the country right now. And we need to vote and encourage people everywhere to vote. The more of the league we get to vote, the better. It starts with us and spreads throughout the community. 00:0000:00 Alex English was one of the top forwards of the 1980s. “We’re trying to be the living and breathing example in our communities. Just that one little impact, seeing the words ‘vote’ across our chests, that could change one person’s mind and inspire […]

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