To say that the Cleveland Cavaliers are having a rough season so far is an understatement. Now, things seem to have gotten a lot more worse for the team, and it doesn’t involve any of the players.
From WEWS News 5 Cleveland:
Controversy has hit the Cavs organization after head coach John Beilein told his players they were no longer playing “like a bunch of thugs,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported.
Beilein meant to use the phrase “slugs” when he was speaking with the team afterwards.
How bad is the word “thugs,” especially in the NBA?
Using the word thugs to a group of largely young African-American men carries obvious racial connotations, and Beilein acknowledged his problematic words during a phone conversation to ESPN.
Players were “stunned” when they heard what Beilein was saying when they in Detroit.
Beilein later apologized to the entire Cavs team.
Article Courtesy of ESPN and WEWS News 5 Cleveland
First and Second Picture Courtesy of Jason Miller and Getty Images
Sex Positions You’ve Never Heard Of (But Need to Try, Now)
Here's Where To Find The Best Corned Beef in Cleveland!
These AT&T Outage Posts Will Make You Laugh, Unless Your Phone Is Still Off
Get Your Tickets To The We Them Ones Comedy Tour!
Cam Newton Remains Unfazed After Getting Jumped At Youth Football Event, Social Media Reacts
Miami Dolphins Wide Receiver Tyreek Hill Sued For Reportedly Breaking Model’s Leg During Football Drills
Where Are They Now? Acclaimed R&B Duo Zhane
Ohio Toddler Shoots Himself While Mothers Are Sleeping