Found June 13, 2013 on NESN.com:
After singing the National Anthem prior to Game 3 of the NBA Finals in San Antonio, Sebastien De La Cruz was greeted with more criticism than any 11-year-old should ever have to experience. But the hateful and racist remarks did not faze De La Cruz, who returned to perform the anthem again for Game 4 on Thursday and was given a standing ovation by the San Antonio crowd. “With the racist remarks, it was just people how they were raised,” De La Cruz, who was discovered on America’s Got Talent, told KENS 5 in San Antonio. “My father and my mama told me you should never judge people how they look.” De La Cruz also responded via his personal Twitter account, in a message that has been retweeted nearly 2,500 times. Please do not pay attention to the negative people. I am an American living the American Dream. This is part of the American life.— Sebastien De La Cruz (@selcharrodeoro) June 12, 2013 Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, who rarely opens to the media, had some much harsher words f...
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