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Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Garnett’

Sunday, Bloody PR Sunday for the Lakers

Let’s see…First the Lakers, completely unable to contain Chris Paul, lose Game 4 to the New Orleans Hornets. Then we hear Kobe Bryant left the arena on crutches after the game, after twisting his ankle. Now the New Orleans Times-Picayune is reporting that Lakers backup Derrick Caracter was arrested in New Orleans for allegedly striking a pregnant waitress. He’s facing multiple charges.

Not good. Especially for a team still recovering from the PR-fallout from Kobe tossing homophobic slurs at a referee a couple of weeks ago. It’s the playoffs guys. Now is not the time to make Kevin Garnett look like a good guy by comparison.

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USC Student Breaks Down Kobe Bryant’s Gay Slur

The 2010-11 NBA season has featured many ugly moments for the up-and-down Lakers. But the insult aimed last night at referee Bennie Adams by Kobe Bryant after a technical foul call is one of the ugliest, an apparent homophobic slur (“f*cking f*gg*t”) caught on national TV by TNT cameras:

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