Jamal Murray's 50-point performance for the Nuggets on Sunday night is nowsecondary to the emotion thatpoured out from him after the game.
Murray fought back tears and struggled to find the words about the past week inside the Orlando bubble, which was marked by player boycotts to further protest Army Black Knights Jersey the police killings ofGeorge Floyd and Breonna Taylor,thepolice shooting of Jacob Blake and overall racial injustice in the U.S.
Murray wears images of Floyd and Taylor on his shoes. They'reup-closereminders to the Kitchener, Ont., nativeof his personal fight for justice worldwide.
We found something were fighting for as the NBA, as a collective unitand I use these shoes as a symbol to keep fighting all around the world Trey Flowers Jersey .- Jamal Murray after Denver's Game 6 win.NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT)
"These shoes give me life. Even though these people are gone, Colorado Buffaloes Jersey Sale they give me life. They help me find strength to keep fighting this world," he said. "That's what I'm going to keep doing."
Murraysaid that players finding common cause in the bubble was also a motivator, but he came back to the shoes and the power they po se s.
"You findthings that hold value,things to fight for. We found something worth fighting for as the NBA, as a collective unit Frank Gore Jersey , and I use these shoes as a symbol to me to keep fighting all around the world. Like I said, they give me a lot of power to keep fighting. We want to win. I show my emotion. It comes out."
His emotion was still high as he spoke separatelywith other reporters.
"It's an emotional thing because . . . it's not just me. There are so many other guys, as you can tell. It's lives . Jakub Dombek Jersey . . it's your life. Imagine losing your life. I don't know what else to say. Imagine a father losing their life, all they have kids. Imagine a father, a son, a brother getting shot seven times (Blake) in front of their kids. Imagine that.
"Like I said, the least I can go out there and do is play and fight for something. That's what I'm trying to do."
Murray and the Nuggets will play Game 7 of their first-round series againstthe Vic Enwere Jersey Jazz at 8:30 p.m. ET Tuesday.