Michael Porter Jr. says to ‘pray for cops’ concerned in George Floyd’s demise

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Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. is the newest skilled athlete to talk out concerning the demise of George Floyd.

Nevertheless, Porter Jr. had a unique perspective on the scenario.

“As a lot as you pray for George household, gotta additionally pray for the police officer(s) who had been concerned on this evil. As onerous as it’s, pray for them as an alternative of hate them…Pray that God modifications their hearts,” Porter wrote.

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Porter Jr. additionally responded to a remark by saying, “All hate will do is trigger the identical cycle to proceed. Solely God and love can break [the] cycle and trigger actual change.”

Floyd died Monday night time throughout an incident with Minneapolis cops. Video later emerged exhibiting Floyd on the bottom with a police officer urgent his knee towards his neck. Footage launched appeared to point out Floyd shouting, “I can not breathe” and “Don’t kill me.”

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The police had been reportedly responding to a name {that a} cast examine had been used at a comfort retailer. The 4 officers linked to Floyd’s demise had been fired Tuesday. The FBI additionally has been referred to as to analyze the incident.

Different athletes throughout the sports activities world, together with LeBron James and Steph Curry, spoke out on Floyd’s demise.

Fox Information’ David Aaro and Barnini Chakraborty contributed to this report.

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