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Steph Curry honors Breonna Taylor on shoes at Lake Tahoe golf tournament


Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, was shot and killed by Louisville police executing a no-knock search warrant on March 13.

Nearly four months later, the three police officers involved in Taylor's death haven't been arrested. One has been fired.

Athletes across the country have been calling for justice for Taylor, including Warriors superstar Steph Curry.

Curry wore special shoes that honored the memory of Taylor on Friday while playing in the American Century Championship golf tournament in Lake Tahoe.

He was asked about his tribute to Taylor during NBCSN's broadcast.

"Obviously not to forget to Breonna Taylor in terms of finding justice for her," Curry said. "As life goes on, we're all using our platform to shed light on the injustices going on and I wanted to use this opportunity to celebrate her life and try to continue the impact everyone is trying to have in terms of continuing this meaningful conversation of how we make change for ourselves, the next generation and our kids."

Curry has been using his voice over the last few months to call for racial equality.

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In June, Curry and Klay Thompson attended a peaceful protest in Oakland that was organized by Warriors teammate Juan Toscano-Anderson. A few days after that, Steph and wife Ayesha attended a protest in Palo Alto.

A few weeks later, Curry joined a virtual discussion titled "The Dream Marches On," hosted by the University of San Francisco.

“This is a great time to be alive,” Curry said during the event on Jun 19. “I’m excited to see what this next generation does as they venture out on their own. The people I got to walk with at a protest, young men and women of all ages, people are meeting the moment.”

Curry will be a part of NBC's "Race and Sports in America: Conversations," which will air at 5 p.m. PT on Monday on NBC Sports Bay Area.

While Curry won't be in Orlando while his NBA peers wear social justice messages on their jerseys, the two-time NBA MVP used his platform Friday to honor one of the many victims of police brutality.

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