Rudy Gobert Becomes 1st NBA Player to Slam China for Human Rights Violations

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Thursday appeared to be the first NBA player to speak up about China in the midst of the league’s ongoing social justice reckoning. Gobert shared a post on his Instagram Stories and wrote: “Wrong is wrong.” The post from actor and producer Omar Sy highlighted the plight of Uyghur Muslims in China.

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