Rod Boone (@rodboone )

Rod Boone

Bio Charlotte Hornets beat writer for @TheAthleticCar and @TheAthleticNBA | Father of worlds cutest twin girls | Long Island made | 📸: rodboo
Location Charlotte, NC
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Following 420
Account created 02-08-2009 13:55:00
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TweetDeck : The #Hornets want to play and be a part of the NBA's restart in Orlando. But it's not going to happen.

Why it could be extremely detrimental to a franchise that finally had a plan in place centered around development and cap space it's trying to execute.

theathletic.com/1849814

Android : The #Hornets, who are the tenants of the arena, likely won't play games there in front of fans for months. Concerts have been pushed back. We're in the middle of a national pandemic and social unrest. And he's complaining about not being able to use the arena for a convention? twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

Twitter Web App : MLB, the league that celebrates Jackie Robinson, has chosen silence at a time when words matter. It’s wrong.

theathletic.com/1845203/2020/0…

Twitter Web App : From the Sacramento Kings:
“Grant Napear has resigned from the Sacramento Kings. We thank him for his contributions to the team and wish him all the best.”

Android : I just see unity Charlotte #QueenCity

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Android : All I was trying to do was play basketball down the street.

All I was trying to do was get home from a backyard barbecue.

All I was trying to do was go buy sneakers at the Nike employee store in Portland.

Been racially profiled too many times to count.
theathletic.com/1845455

Android : Several of the black staffers here at The Athletic decided to share some stories & thoughts on where we are right now as a nation.

Give it a read if you can. It will be worth your time. twitter.com/TheAthletic/st…

Android : EXCLUSIVE: Evander Kane shares his thoughts on what it means to see white NHL players address racism, why black players feel fear in speaking out and how the plan forward is taking a "strength in numbers" approach. theathletic.com/1847691/2020/0…

Android : All I was trying to do was play basketball down the street.

All I was trying to do was get home from a backyard barbecue.

All I was trying to do was go buy sneakers at the Nike employee store in Portland.

Been racially profiled too many times to count.
theathletic.com/1845455

Android : 🚙 Arrive at practice facility
🌡️ Have temperature taken
🏀 Go to gym
☑️ Only 2 players on the court
😷 Staff: masks + gloves

Hornets rookie Cody Martin explains what its like returning to the team facility (hes glad he can):

From Rod Boone:

theathletic.com/1845151?source…

Android : I wrote out some thoughts on how to make this moment a real turning point to bring about real change––and pulled together some resources to help young activists sustain the momentum by channeling their energy into concrete action. medium.com/@BarackObama/h…