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Iman Shumpert hints at national anthem protest in his latest song

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A number of NBA players have stood behind Colin Kaepernick in the fight against social injustice in America, but the way the San Francisco 49ers quarterback decided to protest is what has got most people talking.

National anthem protests were seen across the NFL during week one of their season and there has been much talk about whether that will be emulated once the NBA campaign begins in October.

The association has stricter rules on protocol during the anthem than the football league, but that didn't stop Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo saying he expects players to follow suit.

If Iman Shumpert's new song is anything to go by, he will be one of the players to emulate what Kaepernick is doing in the NFL.

The Cleveland Cavaliers star's song, titled 'His Story', was released on Sound Cloud yesterday and it includes the line: "You best believe imma take me a knee for the anthem."

2016 NBA Finals - Game Five

Listen to the tune here - you can find the line just after 02:17.

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Golden State trio Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green have all supported what Kaepernick is standing for, but the two-time MVP, Curry, said he would 'probably' avoid anthem protests as they weren't his style.

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