Phoenix Suns To Wear 'Los Suns' Jerseys

The Phoenix Suns will wear "Los Suns" on their jerseys in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Wednesday night. The Arizona team is responding to the state's immigration law. The controversial measure is aimed at illegal immigrants but raises concerns of racial profiling. The team says on Cinco de Mayo, it wants to honor "our Latino community."

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep on the 5th of May, or Cinco de Mayo.

This holiday celebrates a victory by the Mexican army. And on this Cinco de Mayo, the Phoenix Suns turn their jerseys Spanish. The Arizona team is responding to Arizona's immigration law. That controversial law aims at illegal immigrants, but raises concerns of racial profiling. The team says it wants to honor our Latino community. So in a playoff game, players will wear the words Los Suns.

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