Michael Jordan: ‘Truly pained and plain angry’

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Protesters burn a police precinct during the riots over George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 30, 2020. (Photo: WCCO)

CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — Michael Jordan is “deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry.”

With protesters taking to the streets across the United States again Sunday, Jordan released a statement on George Floyd and the killings of black people at the hands of police.

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“I am deeply saddened, truly pained and plain angry,” the former NBA star and current Charlotte Hornets owner said in the statement posted on the Jordan brand’s social media accounts and the team’s Twitter account.

“I see and feel everyone’s pain, outrage and frustration. I stand with those who are calling out the ingrained racism and violence toward people of color in our country. We have had enough.