Draymond Green’s importance to the Golden State Warriors cannot be overstated. Green found himself in a tough spot during game one of the NBA Playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and his Golden State Warriors. He was also called out in a now-deleted racist tweet and it seems Green isn’t ready to accept an apology.
Over the weekend, a Tennessee weatherman found himself in hot trouble after allegedly making a racial remark about Draymond Green. While the Golden State Warriors were battling the Memphis Grizzlies on the court, meteorologist Joey Sulipeck sent out a racist tweet.
And chew on this: Draymond runs his knuckle-dragging open mouth ALL GAME LONG, but mild-mannered Kyle Anderson disputes one call and gets ejected? Next level jack-ssery.
Sulipeck was accused of comparing Green to an ape or a monkey, which has long been a racist cliché used against Black people. The criticism was fast, with football reporter Evan Barnes responding to the statement.
Emotions are high right now among teams and fans over the play in question but this right here? @joeysulipeck – unacceptable. Memo to @FOX13Memphis – talk to your mans and check him. This is over the line and I won’t stand for it. This is bullsh-t.
Sulipeck deleted his comment, but the screenshots remained online and were quickly spread. He later resurfaced on Twitter to deny that his remark was meant to be racist.
Anyone who knows me knows what I am. Race is never an issue to me. To anyone who was offended, I apologize but there was no ill intent.
Nonetheless, the criticism was too much for the weatherman, and he deleted his entire Twitter account. Meanwhile, his news network has indicated that it is investigating the situation. Green also addressed the situation and declined the apology.
I don’t believe in cancel culture. This is not a cancel attempt. Just stand on your words. ACCOUNTABILITY. Yours truly, THE NEW MEDIA.
Green contributed his voice to the debate, and it does not appear that he will accept any apologies anytime soon. Draymond Green recently vowed to donate $100,000 to charity in honor of his late teammate, Adreian Payne. Check out the tweets below.
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