If you can dunk and have tattoos, you’re an inmate.

At least you are according to the racist drivel spouted by Ken Levine over at the Huffington Post. Writing about Tim Hardaway’s recent idiotic rant, Levine wrote.

Here’s what the average sports fan sees when he comes across an NBA game: mean, arrogant, scary looking, tattooed, prison inmates. Not exactly All-American role models unless you’re a gang member or skinhead.

Wow. A non-moron might just appreciate their skill and ability without making sweeping generalizations because of their body art. Levine takes a quote from one former player and spins every single NBA athlete into a menace to society.

Mean? Arrogant? Scary looking? Prison inmates? Come on Ken. At least be man enough to say what you really mean. Niggers. The way you worded it only makes your comments racist and cowardly.

The intelligent thing might have been to take some time and see what other players had to say about John Amaechi’s revelation. I wonder what one of the leagues many bright, educated, considerate individuals had to say about the situation. Grant Hill, what are your thoughts?

“The fact that John has done this, maybe it will give others the comfort or confidence to come out as well, whether they are playing or retiring.”

It would probably be a good idea for Levine to avoid writing about the NBA at all since he clearly has no idea what he’s talking about. As evidenced by this gem:

The NBA wonders why it has such a horrible image, why its glittering All-Star game isn’t even televised on a broadcast network. Then it allows kids to drop out of college or skip college altogether to join the league.

Allows kids to drop out of college? First of all, players have to be at least one year removed from high school to declare for the NBA draft. Second, it’s not the NBA’s business or responsibility to make sure that individuals go to or stay in college. The last I checked, there are tons of professions that allow people to join their ranks without a college degree.

Ariana, you can’t be this desperate for contributors.

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