Kobe Bryant reacts to Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad

Kobe Bryant reacts to Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad

Kobe Bryant reacts to Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad

The 30-year-old has filed a grievance accusing NFL teams of colluding to keep him out of the league and this week the the NFL's request to dismiss the case was rejected. "Even if it means sacrificing everything." and has a picture of his face.

In an interview with Jemele Hill of The Undefeated in February, Bryant acknowledged that he would have also taken part in the national anthem protests that Kaepernick started in 2016. More recently, the president said of the continuing demonstrations, "You have to stand proudly for the national anthem or you shouldn't be playing, you shouldn't be there, maybe you shouldn't be in the country". The fact that teams with a need for a quarterback have passed up the chance to sign Kaepernick left many to believe owners were either punishing him for his stance or believe his presence would alienate fans. He has since become an ardent supporter of racial injustice and the treatment of people of color by police authorities.

Brian Searcy (Ret.) on the fallout from Nike naming Colin Kaepernick the face of its "Just Do it" anniversary campaign.

The new Nike adverts, which were unveiled just days before the kick-off of the 2018 National Football League season, show a portrait of Kaepernick with the slogan: "Believe in something".

Country singer John Rich tweeted a photo of a pair of Nike socks with the brand's swoosh logo cut off. Players responded by protesting en masse.

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In June, Trump cancelled the visit of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles to the White House after several players indicated they would not attend.

Last night, Deuce went to Instagram to applaud Nike and throw some shade at President Donald Trump.

The "Save a Horse [Ride a Cowboy]" singer took to social media to point out the time when Kaepernick wore socks that depicted cops as pigs during practice on August 10, 2016. That whole story makes the Kaepernick-Nike alliance a bit more interesting.

'I think it's a bad message and a message that shouldn't be sent.

The morning following the announcement of Kaepernick's deal, Nike stocks fell almost three per cent, while Adidas and Puma stock fell 2.41 per cent and 1.83 per cent, respectively.

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