Five NBA players, including two from the Milwaukee Bucks, are traveling to the Vatican to discuss social justice issues, The Athletic reported Monday.
Sterling Brown and Kyle Korver, along with three other players from the San Antonio Spurs, Orlando Magic and Memphis Grizzlies, were traveling to meet Pope Francis to discuss their efforts around social justice issues, Athletic reporter Shams Charania tweeted.
Pope Francis and five NBA players (Marco Belinelli, Sterling Brown, Jonathan Isaac, Kyle Korver, Anthony Tolliver) will meet on Monday in Vatican City to discuss the players’ efforts around social justice.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 23, 2020
Brown and Korver, along with Marco Belinelli, Jonathan Isaac and Anthony Tolliver, will be at the meeting with the pope.
Charania reported that the Vatican reached out to the National Basketball Players Association to learn about the players' efforts.
The meeting is scheduled to take place Monday.