McCollum, other athletes push back against Trump's 'locker room talk'

Blazers react to Trump's statement


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During Sunday's second presidential debate, moderator Anderson Cooper asked Republican nominee Donald Trump about the 2005 video released last week in which he was caught on a live mic saying he kissed women without their permission and grabbed them by their genitals, and got away with it because of his celebrity status.

During Trump's answer, he said several times it was just "locker room talk."

Employing the "locker room talk" defense did not go over well with a large number of professional athletes, who expressed their disapproval of Trump's message on Twitter.

At Monday's practice, Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard responded to the comments.

"I know in our locker room we have conversations that’s nobody’s business but we keep it respectful. It’s not right for somebody to put that off on us when you make a mistake but he is who he is,” Lillard said.

Here's a look at some athletes who disagreed with Trump's answer, starting with the Portland Trail Blazers' C.J. McCollum:

Los Angeles Galaxy player Robbie Rogers:

Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle:

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe:

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Dahntay Jones:

Philadelphia 76ers guard Kendall Marshall:

UFC mixed martial artist CM Punk:

Former Olympic hurdler Queen Harrison:

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley:

Former NBA player John Amaechi:

Former NFL player Sage Rosenfels:

Former NFL player Donte Stallworth:

Atlanta Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme:

Former NFL player Tom Crabtree:

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova:


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