Clarkson got here to assistance from the World Famous Yum Yum Food Truck — a Filipino food truck primarily based in Utah — which had an anti-Asian slur and a picture of a face with slanted eyes spray-painted on the aspect.
The 29-year-old Clarkson took to Twitter after seeing pictures of the truck, saying he was “deeply damage” to see it had been vandalized.
With the assistance of native politicians, different companies and Clarkson the truck was restored.
“Special due to Utah Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson and Dan from Identity graphics for the brand new look. We need to thank everybody individually in a pair weeks when we have now our LOVE celebration within the park and feed the group.”
The incident is simply the newest in a line of hate and violence Asians have skilled within the US over current months and years.
For Clarkson, who’s Filipino American, the incident involving the food truck in Utah hit him laborious.
After the Jazz’s victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday to take a 2-0 lead of their best-of-seven playoff sequence, Clarkson stated racist incidents such because the one he helped out with have “bought to exit the window actual fast.”
“Those had been the precise phrases that got here out of my mouth to my boys, my household and all people that was round me. So they had been like, let’s do one thing [about it].
“There’s a variety of stuff happening. I really feel like us collectively, and all people discovering a peace, will make issues much more comforting on this world. We ain’t bought no room for the hate no extra. That’s bought to exit of the window actual fast.”
Clarkson’s 24 factors off the bench helped the Jazz to the 117-111 win over the Clippers.
Back in it?
After two passive performances in Brooklyn, the Bucks had been way more aggressive from the outset at dwelling on Thursday, racing right into a 30-11 lead within the first quarter.
Superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving helped the Nets rally, however Jrue Holiday’s bucket with simply 11.4 seconds remaining sealed the 86-83 win to make it 2-1 of their best-of-seven sequence.
While the offense was extra fluid than the earlier match-ups — Khris Middleton scored 35 factors and Giannis Antetokounmpo bought 33 — Holiday pointed to the workforce’s protection as the rationale behind the Bucks’ victory.
“If we bought to muck up the sport, then we bought to muck it up. But when it comes right down to it, we need to be aggressive on everybody.”
The Bucks will likely be seeking to stage the sequence in recreation 4 on Sunday.