Sacramento Kings, Denver Nuggets lock arms in solidarity with Alex Lane, Ukraine

The Kings and the Denver Nuggets Visitor held a minute’s silence with arms in solidarity to express their solidarity with the Sacramento Center. Alex Lynn And his home country, Ukraine, before Thursday night’s game at the Golden 1 Center.

Lynn Suite Toronto Raptors Svi MykhailiukThe two Ukrainian players in the NBA this season, issued a statement Earlier on Thursday they condemned the Russian invasion of their country.

“A great tragedy has befallen our dear homeland, Ukraine,” they said in a joint statement on social media. “We categorically condemn the war. Ukraine is a peaceful and sovereign country inhabited by people who want to determine their own destiny. We pray for our families, friends, relatives and all people on the territory of Ukraine. We hope to get an end to this terrible war as soon as possible.”

“Dear Ukrainians, wait! Our strength is in unity! We are with you!”

Lane, 28, is a nine-year veteran of the league and was previously a first-round pick by the Phoenix Suns. Mykhailiuk, 24, is in his fourth season and plays 15 minutes off the bench with the Raptors.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been affected by the recent events in Ukraine, and especially with our Ukrainian players Alex Lynn and Svi Mikhailuk and their families during this difficult time,” the National Basketball Players Association said. In a tweet on Thursday.

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