Timberwolves, Lynx Release Statements On Derek Chauvin Verdict

Chauvin was found guilty Tuesday


April 20, 2021

Jurors have found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of killing George Floyd, and some professional sports teams and leagues already have responded.

Chauvin on Tuesday was convicted on all three charges against him: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx released separate statements shortly after the verdict was announced.

The Twins released a powerful statement earlier in the day before the verdict was reached:

The NBA and WNBA released statements, as well.

Sentencing will take place in eight weeks.

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