The decision heard all over the world. Effectively it least now will probably be. Through the Wednesday evening recreation between the Washington Wizards and the Houston Rockets, Washington Broadcast Analyst Glenn Consor made an especially insensitive remark about Kevin Porter Jr’s dad, when complimenting Porter Jr. for his unbelievable recreation profitable shot.
He known as it:
“You’ve obtained to present him credit score. Kevin Porter Jr., identical to his Dad, is aware of the right way to pull the set off proper on the proper time”
At first look many thought Consor was complicated Kevin Porter Jr’s dad with former Wizards participant Kevin Porter:
Once I heard what Consor mentioned stay I simply assumed he mistakenly thought Kevin Porter (the NBA participant from the 70s) was Kevin Porter Jr’s dad. However the best way Twitter is reacting, it doesn’t look good for him
— Martin Gorthot (@washedwiz) January 6, 2022
Nevertheless it’s a lose-lose situation for Consor, as he both is an analyst that doesn’t do his homework on the gamers, or he did really imply the choice, he was referencing Kevin Porter Jr’s household historical past. Both means, that’s a guess even a poker participant utilizing bet365 guess credit wouldn’t take.
For these of you that weren’t conscious, Kevin Porter Jr’s father Bryan had plead responsible within the 90’s to first diploma manslaughter in a capturing dying of a 14 12 months outdated woman. He was additionally then himself the sufferer of gun violence in 2004.
So no marvel the web has been on hearth the final 24 hours, speaking about how insensitive the remark was about Kevin Porter Jr’s recreation profitable bucket.
One man particularly was vocal on twitter. The one and solely Lebron James. He’s at all times been a participant favourite, and he’s not afraid to voice his opinion. He straight up known as for Consor to be fired, or no less than searching for sanctions from the NBA towards his masking of league video games.
Oh he thought this was cool huh!!?? Nah we ain’t going for this! Sorry however this ain’t going to fly! How insensitive are you able to be to say one thing like this. Beat it man! I pray for you however there’s no place in our lovely recreation for you! https://t.co/UgVOBUOsPK
— LeBron James (@KingJames) January 6, 2022
What do you suppose needs to be the punishment for Condor. He’s since apologized confirming he was confused about who Kevin Porter Jr’s father is:
“Please permit me to take this chance to sincerely apologize to Kevin Porter Jr., his household and the Rockets group for the feedback I made throughout final evening’s recreation,” Consor mentioned. “I mistakenly thought that Kevin was the son of former Washington participant Kevin Porter and was unaware that the phrases I select to explain his game-winning shot could be in any means hurtful or insensitive. I’ve reached out to Kevin to personally apologize and hope to have the ability to speak with him quickly.”
Is that sufficient, or ought to he be fired?