Kings and Nuggets link arms to show support for Ukrainian player Alex Len
The two Ukrainian players in the NBA condemned the events taking place in Ukraine and the Kings and Nuggets players are by their side in support.
Sacramento Kings Alex Len and Toronto Raptors Ski Myhailiuk are the only two Ukrainian players in the NBA this year. They released a statement on Thursday before the Kings played the Nuggets, saying that they condemn the war and pray for it to end soon.
The Nuggets players and Kings players stood with their arms linked in a show of solidarity with Len and Myhailiuk ahead of the game on Thursday night.
Tha NBA Players Association posted this tweet:
“Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been impacted by the recent events in Ukraine, and especially with our Ukrainian players Alex Len and Sri Mykhailiuk and their families during this difficult time.”