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OKC Thunder Suspend Announcer for ‘Cotton-Pickin’ Comments; Larry King Says “I Would Take It As a Compliment”

— blogged by @lovelikejhoney NBA game announcer, Brian Davis is suspended after saying Russell Westbrook was playing so well Wednesday night that he was “out of his cotton-picking mind.” The Oklahoma City Thunder addressed Davis’ comments as, although a misinterpretation, completely unacceptable. “We think, obviously, the use of that term …

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NBA Reminds Teams That Players Must Stand for National Anthem

On Friday, the NBA released a memo, suggesting different ways to express themes of unity and equality, rather than kneeling during the national anthem. Just one day after Commissioner Adam Silver said that he expected players to stand for the anthem upon the start of preseason. In the memo obtained …

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