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11 hours ago, supremebve said:

This is my exact point.  I've never heard it used for anything else, or tried to be reclaimed, or as a term of endearment amongst friends.  It is only used as a slur.

 

Yeah, there's no context other than slur for that word.  The terms you most often think of as slurs for whites, blacks, gays, etc, ALL are sometimes used in a goofy or friendly way.  Not that one though.

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For what it's worth, it appears we'll know the findings into the Meyers Leonard investigation sometime around 2027.

 

Oh, also, a high school announcer used the n-word on the air  when a group of girls knelt during the national anthem last week.  He blamed it being a diabetic.  That went over about as well as you'd expect. 

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On 3/15/2021 at 12:02 PM, Dolfan in NYC said:

For what it's worth, it appears we'll know the findings into the Meyers Leonard investigation sometime around 2027.

 

 

To be fair, as the statement says, the allegation was made 3 weeks ago so the investigation was actually really quick.

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On 4/1/2021 at 10:24 AM, Kuetsar said:

Turned out to be a spat between friends.  Rapaport apparently just didn't appreciate something Durant said though they say similar stuff to each other frequently.  Durant apologized.

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On 4/2/2021 at 11:56 AM, Tabe said:

Turned out to be a spat between friends.  Rapaport apparently just didn't appreciate something Durant said though they say similar stuff to each other frequently.  Durant apologized.

And now it looks like they're no longer friends. And Durant is out $50k.

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On 4/4/2021 at 1:59 AM, Tabe said:

Paul Pierce everybody! 

 

ESPN has fired Paul Pierce for his mid-life crisis weekend.

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Paul Pierce made almost $250 million in the NBA... and only had two strippers. If you're going to get fired, you have to have at least five. 

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1 hour ago, supremebve said:

Paul Pierce made almost $250 million in the NBA... and only had two strippers. If you're going to get fired, you have to have at least five. 

This is the kind of thinking that makes athletes go broke!  Two is a perfectly reasonable number of strippers to have at your home, especially in a pandemic!

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Scottie Pippen announced the passing of his son Antron on Twitter today due to complications from asthma. 

He was 33.

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8 hours ago, Dolfan in NYC said:

Scottie Pippen announced the passing of his son Antron on Twitter today due to complications from asthma. 

He was 33.

Fuck

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