TNT analyst David Aldridge responded to the critics of his CNN.com article on NBA All-Star Weekend.

Many have called the story racist after reading the headline, “Black Thanksgiving commences in L.A. this weekend.”

“I’m hard pressed to see what was written that was inaccurate,” Aldridge told SportsNewser Sunday night following the NBA All-Star Game. “I don’t mind when people disagree but I want them to disagree based on what I actually wrote, not what they think I wrote or what someone told them I wrote. Read the article and if you still disagree with it, that’s fine. I was here last night after the Saturday night festivities and there were about 4,000 people walking around this area. Many of who had no tickets to anything. The point of the article was this is an opportunity for people to get together and see one another. Much like you do during a Read more