Timberwolves top pick Edwards makes homophobic remarks
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Timberwolves top pick Edwards makes homophobic remarks

Anthony Edwards, the 21-year-old guard of the Minnesota Timberwolves, was criticized by netizens for secretly photographing gay people and making discriminatory remarks on social media recently. Although Edwards apologized quickly afterwards, it was still difficult to quell the anger of the fans, and he may also be punished. To the NBA fines or suspensions.

Edwards was the No. 1 pick by the Timberwolves in 2020. He played a total of 144 games in the team’s 2 seasons, averaging 33.2 minutes per game, averaging 20.3 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 3.4 assists per game. 1.3 steals and 0.6 blocks. He shot 42.9 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from 3-point range, and was named to the All-Rookie First Team last season.

In addition, the NBA future star also played a bad role in the movie “Best Scout” this year. His outstanding ability and evil performers have completely opened up his popularity. However, this public figure is in the A man in off-the-shoulder clothing was photographed over the weekend and posted on social media, including words that contained abusive adjectives.

As soon as the video was released, there was a fierce wave of abuse. Edwards realized the seriousness of the situation, so he deleted the video and issued an apology statement the next day, saying that he was sorry for his immature, hurtful and disrespectful remarks, emphasizing that he could not forgive himself. It’s to blame, but will continue to learn on the road of growth.

Tim Connery, president of basketball operations for the Timberwolves, also issued a statement on behalf of the team on social media to calm the matter as soon as possible, disappointed by Edwards’ inappropriate words and deeds on social media, insisting that the Timberwolves are inclusive of all groups organization and expresses its sincere apologies for the offense caused to so many people.

It is conceivable that this incident has caused an uproar in the NBA , and Edwards is likely to receive a fine or suspension from the league official, and may also be punished by the Timberwolves.

NBA players punished for discriminating against homosexual groups

With the passage of time, in order to always strive to create a beautiful image of peace among various groups and races, the NBA has imposed sanctions on NBA players who, as public figures in the basketball world, exaggerate hate and discriminatory remarks.

The late legend Kobe Bryant has also been fined by the league for making similar remarks. And 36-year-old guard Rajon Rondo, who is currently playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, was also suspended in 2015 for making discriminatory remarks.

Denver Nuggets MVP Nikola Jokic was fined by the league for homophobic remarks in 2018.

In a private social media exchange last year, the 33-year-old giant of the Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant, also used personal attacks and insults to describe the gay community. Although Durant issued an apology afterwards, he was eventually banned by the league. fined $50,000.

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