Sports Steven Adams uses word "monkeys" in TV interview

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  1. LaserT

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    NOW WHY THE HELL this is even made news is beyond me. The guy is from New Zealand, comes from a multi cultural background and has no idea of the PC culture that has risen here since the late 90's. Little monkeys means children antics in his country. Even here it was meant as quick little things. That's what Cosell mean't when he said it. A quick little thing. I have said it in terms of players. Meaning too damn quick and elusive. :dontknow:


    He told USA Today:

    “It was just a poor choice of words, mate. I wasn’t thinking straight. I didn’t know it was going to upset anyone, but I’m truly sorry. It was just a poor choice of words. I was just trying to express how difficult it was chasing those guys around. It’s just different, mate. Different words, different expressions, and stuff like that. But they obviously can be taken differently, depending on which country you’re in. I’m assimilating, mate, still trying to figure out the boundaries. But I definitely overstepped them tonight.”








    But, someone should put Adams on notice that his one and only “get out of racist remark jail” card has now been cashed in. He has no more. - See more at: http://hiphopwired.com/2016/05/17/s...y-a-quick-little-monkey/#sthash.sT55Xvbf.dpuf
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    He had cultural barrier issues while he was here at Pitt too. He's a good kid. I'm sure he didn't know how what he said was going to be interpreted. I feel bad for him.
     
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    You better say she's Puerto Rican before all hell breaks loose in here
     
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    He had no idea. He just meant they were very quick. They said they call little kids over in New Zealand "little monkeys" when they run all around. Hell, we used to do it here. It means quick.
     
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    "Well he does have a point" - Jimmy the Greek
     
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    White Hispanic :snicker:

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    Da blaek is da bettah ath-a-leete
     
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    I heard the interview and immediately knew that it would be raised as an issue. So fucking stupid. America has lost its rational mind.
     
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    if his teammates stand behind the guy then whatever

    but there's a chance he knew what he that meant and he meant it he just didn't mean to say it-whatever
     
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    They fattened him up and kept him out of the sun, so he would not look like he did.


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    Now this kid's gonna get killed. I bet Durant and Westbrook love him.
     
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    He's the team's badass and sticks up for them all of the time. His teammates love him.
     
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    Liberal media gonna rip him up
     
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    Now this shitbag can leave the planet. Painfully.
     
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    Yup.
     
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    If I was a professional athlete, I'd just answer no sir or yes sir.
     
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