Found March 26, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
This is a simple point I’m going to make, so I’ll be brief with it. But it’s an important one, I think, so I’m not leaving it unsaid anymore. Over the weekend, I saw numerous blog and social media posts mocking Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s manner of speaking in press interviews. It immediately pissed me off, even before I did any digging into MKG’s background. First, it pissed me off because I’d like to know how many of the jackwagons doing the mocking would have been experts in dealing with the press…as college freshmen. My guess is probably not many of them. I sure wouldn’t have been. Second, as soon as I saw MKG struggling to put together expansive answers, it seemed likely that he may suffer from a speaking issue. Of course, unlike you or I who can work through any speech disorder away from the limelight of cameras and microphones shoved in our faces, Kidd-Gilchrist has to do so in front of the sports world, with any misstep sure to be picked apart by bloggers like yours truly who...
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