ESPN’s Jalen Rose isn’t sticking to sports.
On Wednesday afternoon Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron announced that just one officer, Sgt. Brett Hankison, would be charged with “wanton endangerment,” following the shooting of Breonna Taylor which led to outrage and disappointment from many in the NBA world.
Ex-officer Brett Hankison is charged with wanton endangerment in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. Two other police officers were not indicted. Follow live updates: https://t.co/i7YdKIr268 pic.twitter.com/24Y3q6TcTV
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 23, 2020
I’ve been lost for words today! I’m devastated, hurt, sad, mad! We want Justice for Breonna yet justice was met for her neighbors apartment walls and not her beautiful life. Was I surprised at the verdict. Absolutely not but damnit I was & still am hurt and heavy hearted! I send
— LeBron James (@KingJames) September 24, 2020
During ESPN’s NBA halftime show, Jalen Rose called for the arrest of the police officers involved in the “murder” of Breonna Taylor.
"It would also be a great day to ARREST THE COPS WHO MURDERED BREONNA TAYLOR" – @JalenRose
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) September 24, 2020
Rose isn’t the only ESPN’er who called out the Kentucky attorney general. During Wednesday’s edition of SportsCenter, both Stephen A.Smith and Michael Wilbon expressed their disappointment in the lack of charges for the police officers involved in the Breonna Taylor case.
“I’ve got several reactions … The first one is — I’m not surprised. Part of our outrage about this is, this isn’t the first time.”@RealMikeWilbon and @stephenasmith discuss the grand jury's decision made in Breonna Taylor’s case: pic.twitter.com/RYnhyb7Wl7
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) September 23, 2020