The Clippers took a 3-2 series lead against the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the first round playoff series.
During the post game press conference, it was a question about police shooting Jacob Blake that led to an emotional speech.
“It’s amazing to me why we keep loving this country and this country does not love us back,” Rivers said.
On Sunday, police in Kenosha, Wis., shot Blake, a Black man, seven times in the back while responding to a call about a domestic dispute.
Blake’s father said the shooting has left his son paralyzed.
“It’s amazing to me why we keep loving this country and this country does not love us back.”
Doc Rivers delivers an emotional message on the police shooting of Jacob Blake. pic.twitter.com/A0T26OfsDG
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