NBA player Jonathan Isaac tears ACL days after standing for anthem

Jonathan Isaac, a forward from the Orlando Magic, surly did not want to make the news this fashion. The NBA is back in the middle of a global pandemic and many people are looking forward to it. This is a chance for fans to see the Orlando Magic in the playoffs.

Isaac sparked controversy when he stood during the national anthem while the rest of his Magic teammates kneeled in Black Lives Matter T-shirts to show their support for social justice issues. Despite backlash from some quarters and an increase in jersey sales from others, Isaac, a devout Christian, said that he just didn’t believe kneeling was the way to show his support.

Jonathan Isaac #1 of the Orlando Magic stands as others kneel before the start of a game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Orlando Magic on July 31, 2020 at The HP Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Ashley Landis – Pool/Getty Images)

A few days later, Isaac made news once again when he went down with a torn ACL during a game against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday. He was wheeled off the court and won’t return for the rest of the season.

Jonathan Isaac #1 of the Orlando Magic reacts after an injury against the Sacramento Kings in the second half of a NBA basketball game at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 2, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Kim Klement-Pool/Getty Images)

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