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Video: Emotional plea to change NFL team’s name airs during NBA Finals

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Posted at 8:05 PM, Jun 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-11 22:05:19-04

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation purchased airtime in seven major U.S. cities during halftime of Tuesday night’s NBA Finals game to show a powerful commercial that calls for a change of mascot for the Washington Redskins. Watch the video above, and click here for details about the campaign Change the Mascot.

Deadspin reports the tribe said it was a “significant investment” to get the ad aired in several major U.S. cities during the NBA Finals.