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Homophobic scandal in the NBA; “Look at these fagots! What has the world become?

09/13/2022 at 1


09/13/2022 at 12:35

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Anthony Edwards, number 1 in the 2020 NBA Draft, apologizes after a homophobic comment he made in a video on his Instagram ‘stories’

“Look at these fagots! What has the world become?” he said in a video he posted of a group of shirtless, muscular white men talking on the street.

“Look at these fagots! What has the world become? Anthony Edwards in a video he posted talking about a group of shirtless, muscular white men talking on the street.

Number 1 of the Draft 2020 of the and player of the minnesota timberwolveshas not been slow to apologize for his Instagram ‘stories’.

The forward used Twitter to apologize: “What I said was immature, hurtful and disrespectful, and so sorry. It is unacceptable for me or anyone else to use such language in such a hurtful way, there is no excuse for it at all. I was raised better than that!“.

In the meantime, Tim Connellypresident of the Minnesota franchise, expressed regret for what happened: “We are disappointed with the language and actions that Anthony Edwards showed on social media. The Timberwolves are committed to being an organization inclusive and welcoming to all and apologize for the offense this has caused.

The NBA could fine Edwardsas it did in other cases such as Kobe Bryant ($100.00), Nikola Jockic (25,000), Kevin Durant (50,000) or Rajon Rondo for comments.