NBA Denounces Hate Speech Irving Controversy

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By: Aryan Kumar

The NBA put out an announcement Saturday condemning disdain discourse after

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Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets seemed to advance a film that has been portrayed as bigoted.

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Irving had imparted a tweet Thursday to a connection to the film Jews to Negroes:

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Wake Up Dark America, which some have said is prejudiced.

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"Disdain discourse of any sort is unsatisfactory and opposes the NBA's upsides of fairness,

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consideration and regard," the NBA proclamation peruses. The NBA didn't specify Irving by name.

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"We accept we as a whole play a part to play in guaranteeing such words or thoughts,

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including prejudiced ones, are tested and discredited and we will keep working

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with all individuals from the NBA people group to guarantee

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that everybody figures out the effect of their words and activities."

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