NBA players and Celebs react to Trayvon Martin Verdict on Twitter

Published on July 14th, 2013 by David Astramskas | 11,878 views

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To the social media generation, the “Not Guilty” verdict in the Trayvon Martin Trial might have been one of loudest and most talked about “shots heard around the world” in their lives.  Within minutes of the verdict that found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon martin, timelines and news feeds of everybody exploded with shocked and angered users on Facebook of Twitter that posted their frustrations with the American Judicial System and questions and arguments about how Zimmerman could be found not guilty by the six-women jury when other celebs such as Plaxico Burress, Michael Vick and countless other non-celebs could end up with jail time.

Many celebrities and NBA players also took to Twitter (I won’t post the FB updates of pro players since their accounts are not public) to share their thoughts and prayers. Here’s a few.


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Astramskiss aka VincentDa aka Expiredpineapples is a digital-marketing guy living in Houston. He’s worked with the NBA, Sprite, ESPN, NBA2K, cool people like LeBron, DWade, Adrian Peterson and Robert Horry, a long list of not-so-cool people and 1 or 2 real s****ty people. Won awards & been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated as a video editor & web developer. Releasing a book in 2014. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. .

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