More NBA stars join protest over police violence, hundreds march in California

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant wears a T-shirt during warm-ups before the game against the Sacramento Kings to show support for the family of Eric Garner at Staples Center in Los Angeles, December 9, 2014.

(Reuters) – More NBA players joined ongoing nationwide protests against police violence on Tuesday night, as dozens of demonstrators again briefly blocked a California freeway.

Renewed protests erupted last week after a grand jury decided not to charge a white New York police officer over the chokehold death in July of Eric Garner, an unarmed black father of six.
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