Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley says the newly formed players' coalition is raring to learn before the 2019-20 season resumes in Orlando how NBA management, ownership, and league sponsors intend to develop a plan to bring about positive change for the black community.
"Regardless of how much media coverage will be received, talking and raising awareness about social injustice isn't enough," Bradley told ESPN's Malika Andrews and Adrian Wojnarowski.
He added: "We don't need to say more. We need to find a way to achieve more. Protesting during an anthem, wearing T-shirts is great, but we need to see real actions being put into the works."
Bradley - who serves as co-leader of the players' coalition alongside Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving - says the group's priorities include increasing the number of black NBA executives and coaches through improved hiring practices; donations to organizations that serve African-American communities; and partnerships with black-owned businesses.
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have yet to announce specific plans to address social justice reform and systemic racism, according to Andrews and Wojnarowski.
"Don't put all of the weight on your player to take care of the issue," Bradley said. "If you care about us, you can't remain silent and in the background."