Celtics Fan Banned For 2 Yeas For Racist Slur Toward Demarcus Cousins
NBA fans really try it these days and Boogie Cousins is not the one to be tried.
According to NBCNews, a Boston Celtics fan will be banned from league events after he reportedly used a racist slur when addressing the Warriors newly acquired big man.
The ugly incident happened at Boston’s TD Garden on Jan. 26 when Cousins accused the Celtics die-hard “had used racially offensive language towards him,” according to a club statement.
The fan, a minor, was ejected immediately and the police and team security interview witnesses as part of their investigation.
“In the course of this investigation, we were able to conclude that the fan had been verbally abusive toward the Golden State bench, but none of the interviewed parties were able to verify the use of racially offensive language, and video evidence proved inconclusive,” according to the Celtics.
During an appearance on the Posted Up With Chris Haynes podcast, just this week Cousins said he’d been called the n-word multiple times in his career.
“At the end of the day, bro, our heart beats the same way yours does. We bleed the same way you bleed. Our emotions are the same as yours. You somewhere walking down the street and someone says something crazy to you, you’re going to react,” Cousins said.
“So just because it’s a basketball event, doesn’t mean those emotions go out the door, or us being a human being goes out the door. It’s the same thing,” he said.
Funny how white people with the means to buy expensive courtside seats feel like they can say this type of s#!t to men they wouldn’t even raise their voice at on the street. It’s almost like they have some type of…privilege *looks at camera*