Butler states no title on his jersey suggests he is not any different than every other Black man. But before tip-off from the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, Butler has been requested to modify his jersey. Referees cited league principles for requesting Butler to alter. Butler hasn’t been the only NBA player to become outspoken about the struggle for Dark lives. The NBA season started on Thursday with gamers kneeling throughout the National Anthem sporting “Black Lives Matter” shirts.In the aftermath of the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, former and current NBA players such as LeBron James and Michael Jordan, in addition to other athletes, are vocal in their calls for societal justice.CNN’s Jill Martin and Jacob Lev contributed to this report.