Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/16/13
One thing athletes need to understand, is that when a someone buys a ticket to a sporting event, they have the right to cheer for whoever they want to cheer for. The home team, the road team or the cheerleaders. Just because you live in a city, doesn’t require you to be a fan of that team. Don’t blame the fans for your loss, blame yourself. The Atlanta Hawks had no hometown support ,when the Lakers came into their building, but they still won the game. George whining, makes him sound like a spoiled athlete. Here is the quote courtesy of Bleacher Report. It sucks. It was 70 (Lakers fans) – 30 (Pacers fans) out there. These are the same people that wants autographs after the game. We’re out there in the community. We’re doing our job, doing what we’re supposed to do on and off the court. Something has to change. I tip my hat to this team. We’vebeen trouble free. Been out in the community shaking hands, we’re winning. It shouldn’t feel like an away game, especially with an important li...
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