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GOP Lawmaker Threatens Tax Penalties If NBA Players Kneel During National Anthem


With the national debate over pro athletes kneeling during the national anthem intensifying this week with the return of the NBA, state Rep. Sean Roberts (R-Hominy) released a statement on Friday threatening to reexamine the Oklahoma City Thunder's tax benefits if players kneel, yet all Thunder players and coaches knelt together anyway during the playing of the anthem in their first game on Saturday.

Anthony Davis #3, LeBron James #23 and Quinn Cook #28 of the Los Angeles Lakers take a kneel before ... [+] an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors at The Arena in the ESPN Wide World ...


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