Steph Curry: I will stand during the National Anthem


(KRON) — Warriors superstar Steph Curry says he supports Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem protest but he will stand during the anthem.

Curry was interviewed at the Tech Crunch conference Tuesday evening in San Francisco.

The NBA season tips off in just about six weeks. Many players include several Warriors said they stand behind Kaepernick’s efforts to draw attention to African Americans are treated by police officers.

Curry said, “I’ll most likely stand because as Colin…if you follow the way he talks, and the message that he’s trying to send with his act, he’s, from his mouth, not disrespecting veterans, not disrespecting the military. That’s not his intention,” Curry said.

Curry added Kaepernick is trying to create the conversation for more social justice.

“So that’s not the way I’ll do it [kneeling for the anthem], but I support him and his attempt to start the conversation…,” Curry said. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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