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?”
😰😫😥😥😥— Ayesha Curry (@ayeshacurry) November 9, 2016
How!!!!!— Joakim Noah (@JoakimNoah) 9 de noviembre de 2016
Man, this dude better not win..— Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) 9 de noviembre de 2016
I'm really over here scared..— Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) 9 de noviembre de 2016
Forever 🇨🇦— norman powell (@npowell2404) 9 de noviembre de 2016
This is a joke— John Lucas III (@Luke1luk) 9 de noviembre de 2016
Toronto Raptors....🤔— Jared Cunningham (@J1Flight) 9 de noviembre de 2016
dawg.. donald trump is about to be president. the dude we associated w/ playboy. the dude with the reality show. what the hell is happening— Kendall Marshall (@KButter5) 9 de noviembre de 2016
He better not win. Smh.— Tony Wroten (@TWroten_LOE) 9 de noviembre de 2016
I hope not!!! RT @JCrossover: Man, this dude better not win..— Isaiah Thomas (@Isaiah_Thomas) 9 de noviembre de 2016
Personally, whenever I see "Make America..." I see a time in place where slavery was still alive and women's rights weren't practiced.— Jabari Parker (@JabariParker) November 9, 2016
We're All From Africa and will welcome you back— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) November 9, 2016
😩— DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) November 9, 2016
I'm legit worried.— Lou Williams (@TeamLou23) November 9, 2016
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!"
Really America? 😳— Ricky Rubio (@rickyrubio9) 9 de noviembre de 2016
Make America great again!— Kris Humphries (@KrisHumphries) November 9, 2016
We all need to give President-Elect Trump a chance. Support the good. Lobby against what we disagree on. No one is bigger than us all— Mark Cuban (@mcuban) November 9, 2016
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