Hours afterwards he called Oklahoma City Thunder shield Dennis Schroder“gay,” Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins sought to clarify his opinion, saying early Wednesday morning that he wouldn’t utilize”any term to disrespect” that the LGBT community.
Wiggins made the remark concerning Schroder to reporters after the natives’ 119-117 win Tuesday on the Thunder.
“I really don’t know very well what’s wrong with him. He was only gay. He was acting crazy for no explanation,” Wiggins said. “I look all the way through him. He isn’t somebody I look at as a issue. Not at all.”
After video surfaced of Wiggins’ comments about Schroder, he later posted his Twitter accounts.
Id love to clarify what I said to night within my post game press session. I said:”I don’t understand very well what’s wrong with him was simply getting… acting crazy for no reason”.
I’ve got the utmost love and respect for the LGBTQIA community also I wouldn’t ever use any term to disrespect them anyway.
Throughout the game, Schroder was not pleased with Minnesota players after the Thunder’s Nerlens Noel was shot off on a stretcher because of a head injury whilst attempting to shield a dip attempt by Wiggins.
Toward Wolves players that perceived were talking about themselves and laughing.
There has been likewise a skirmish between Schroder and Timberwolves guard Jeff Teague. 2 technicals were known on Teague and he was ejected.
In earlier times that the NBA has punished players to get use of anti-gay slurs, most recently fining Denver Nuggets centre Nikola Jokic $25,000 past November for using derogatory and offensive speech during a post game interview.