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Shaquille O'Neal On Daryl Morey: "He Was Right"

(via USA Today)

(via USA Today)

Daryl Morey's controversial tweet got the NBA in a heep of trouble, and we have yet to see its full implications.

Nevertheless, some think he did right by standing up to China and their oppressive form of government. Shaquille O'Neal is one of the most recent stars to show their support.

"Daryl Morey was right. Whenever you see something going wrong anywhere in the world, you should have the right to say that's not right."

"We're allowed to say what we want to say and we're allowed to speak up about injustices and that's just how it goes," Shaq said on "Inside The NBA" on Tuesday.

Of course, the principle is certainly honorable. We should be able to speak up on issues plaguing our world.

But the consequences can sometimes complicate things. In this case, people are losing their jobs, losing their peace of mind, and losing their opportunities to make money.

This point reflects the comments by LeBron and others, who feel as if the NBA would be better off if they had never spoke on the subject.

Regardless, this is a subject that will linger in the weeks and months to follow, as the NBA and its stars attempt to stand up for what they believe is right.