The NBA teamed up with Everytown to make an ad in hopes to put an end to gun violence. The ad features four NBA players, as well as families who have been affected by gun violence. Stephen Curry, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, and Joakim Noah appear in the 30 second ad that will air five times on Christmas Day.
In the ad, Curry says, “I heard about a shooting involving a 3-year-old girl over the summer. My daughter, Riley, is that age.”
Chris Paul, who is also the president of the National Basketball Players Association, spoke about why he felt it was important to be involved in this campaign. “Anytime I see that happen, the very first thing that I think of is my family, and having two kids, it’s terrible to see kids and people losing their lives day in and day out because of gun violence,” Paul said.
You can watch the short ad below, and you can read more on the story here.