Quote of the Day

"I think [Arizona's new immigration law] is very misguided. I think it's, unfortunately, to the detriment of our society and our civil liberties. I think it's very important for us to stand up for things we believe in. As a team and as an organization, we have a lot of love and support for all of our fans. The league is very multicultural. We have players from all over the world, and our Latino community here is very strong and important to us."—Phoenix Suns guard Steve Nash, who, along with his teammates, will wear "Los Suns" jerseys for tonight's game against the San Antonio Spurs "to honor [the] Latino community and the diversity of our league, the state of Arizona, and our nation."

(The Spurs reported tried to arrange for "Los Spurs" jerseys, but had too little time.)

Suns General Manager Steve Kerr explains that the team wants to "make sure that people understand that we know what's going on and we don't agree with the law itself."

As noted in the linked post, it's quite unusual for a professional team to take such a bold political position.

[H/T to Shaker Euterpe813. Commenting Note: Though I haven't addressed the connotations of a show of solidarity that consists of tacking on "Los" to an English team name, please consider that on-topic for the thread.]

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