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(Reuters) - NBA champion Stephen Jackson on Friday said he would not allow the police to assail the character of George Floyd, a friend he called his “twin” who was killed this week by a police officer in Minneapolis, sparking widespread outrage and days of protest. FILE PHOTO: Aug 17, 2019; Dallas, TX, USA; Killer 3s forward Stephen Jackson (5) during the game at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports. “I’m here because they are not going to demean the character of George Floyd — my twin,” Jackson, who played 14 seasons in the NBA, said at a rally at the Government Center Plaza in Minneapolis. The 42-year-old Jackson, who won a championship with the ... Full story

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