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NBA players react to Donald Trump winning the election

Many of the country's top basketball stars joked on social media that they'd ask for a transfer to Toronto, while some were genuinely concerned by events. Nadal vs Thiem

NBA players react to Donald Trump winning the election

Donald Trump’s victory in the US elections sparked instant reaction among the country’s NBA stars, most of whom expressed their shock at the outcome and concern over the plans of the 45th American president, while others said the new commander in chief should be given time.

Some of the players that posted messages on social media joked about moving to Canada, whose immigration website crashed as the results started to roll in. Oklahoma City Thunder centre Enes Kanter send an open message asking if any European or Chinese teams needed a “6’ 11” PF/C?

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Mark Urban, a professed Republican who nevertheless supported Hillary Clinton, was one of those who called on the USA to give the president-elect "a chance." Atlanta Hawks player Kris Humphries simply posted: "Make America great again!"


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