The Dallas Mavericks guard-forward has been working with several LGBTQ+ rights organizations in the Dallas area.
The actor-comedian this week released screen shots of direct messages between the two showing a string of threats, abuse, and slurs from one of the league’s best players.
George Takei, Keith Boykin, Martina Navratilova, and the creators of Will & Grace are among them.
North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law known as House Bill 2 made the state an unfriendly place to hold the annual NBA All-Star Game, the league said previously.
Derrick Gordon says he was not invited to try out for any NBA team over the summer because he is an out gay player.
The basketball league is reportedly looking to New Orleans after North Carolina failed to back down from anti-LGBT legislation.
Commissioner Adam Silver says, though, that the NBA is still pursuing "constructive engagement" with state officials.