NBA Honoring Dr. King On MLK Day

The NBA is paying tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Orlando Magic, New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Brooklyn Nets, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers will don special shirts that honors Dr. King.

The shirts, will be worn during team warm-ups, and features Now is the time to make justice a reality for all" from "I Have a Dream" on the front, while the back reads, "HONOR KING," alongside his signature.

"Both messages are printed in a font derived from the carrying signs used in Dr. King Jr.'s memorial march on April 8, 1968," a press release shares.

The shirts were designed in collaboration with the National Basketball Players Association, the MLK Foundation and Martin Luther King III, the release reveals.

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