Former President of the United States, Barack Obama, has lauded National Basketball Association, NBA and Women's National Basketball Association, WNBA teams and players for using their platforms to take a stand against racial justice and encourage civic participation in the season.
Obama also congratulated the basketball players of the Lakers and Seattle Storm on their championship wins.
Obama congratulated the teams through his Twitter page while commending all basketball associations for their efforts in making racial justice possible.
He expressed that he was proud of all them.
Obama tweeted: "Congrats to the @Lakers and @Seattlestorm on their championship wins! Proud of all the NBA and WNBA teams and players who've been using their platforms to take a stand for racial justice and encourage civic participation this season."