NBA: Jimmy Butler wears blank jersey to show he’s “no different” [VIDEO]

When the NBA announced its return, they also included allowing players to change surnames to social justice statements like “black lives matter,” “justice,” “peace,” and more.

On Saturday, Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler chose to wear a blank jersey with only his number 22 on the back.

However, officials were quick to notice it and just asked Butler to replace it with a regular jersey.

But the message has been sent across for Butler, making the statement successful.

He later on explained he wanted to do the gesture to show he is “no different” from other people of color.

Butler went on to lead the Heat to a 125-105 victory over the Nuggets. He scored 22 points and added 4 rebounds, 7 assists, and 3 steals.

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