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Boeheim’s Army guard Eric Devendorf makes statement with ‘Black Lives Matter’ shoes in The Basketball Tournament

Former Syracuse Orange men’s basketball guard Eric Devendorf has been unabashed in using his voice and his platform to create positive change in the community in recent years. He’s organized coat drives locally in Syracuse, he’s helped give away free shoes and haircuts to kids and he even worked to support the Flint water crisis back in 2016.

So, for those that have been following along, it wasn’t all that surprising to see Devendorf don a pair of custom Nike’s with the words “Black Lives Matter” and a sketch of George Floyd in The Basketball Tournament.