There is a popular trend in professional sports so far in the month of December started by Derrick Rose, then followed by LeBron James and other pro athletes. Players a wearing these shirts in support of Eric Garner, who was choked to death by a police officer after suspicion of single cigarettes from packs without tax stamps. The officer, Justin Damico held Garner in a choke hold for about 19 seconds while Garner yelled “I can’t breathe” 11 times. Garner passed away as a result of the choke hold.
The Lakers showed their support tonight in their game versus the Kings:
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 10, 2014
I am sure the family of Eric Garner loves all the support Garner is getting.