- The Washington Times - Wednesday, October 5, 2016

In a preseason game Tuesday in Anaheim, California, both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Sacramento Kings linked arms during the national anthem to spread a message of unity.

The locking of arms is likely a nod to the protests first conducted by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has taken a knee during the anthem to spread awareness of civil rights issues in the United States.

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