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Luol Deng Forgives Danny Ferry For Racial Comments

Luol Deng met the media on Friday and said he wants to move on from the unfortunate situation of Danny Ferry's racial remarks directed toward him during free agency. "I think one of the hardest things to do as a human being and something that we should do more often is forgive," Deng said. "I do forgive Danny. It's not something I want to hold onto for the...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Danny Ferry ‘Deserves Second Chance’ After Apologizing

Danny Ferry isn’t too popular in the court of public opinion these days, but he managed to mend fences with a prominent member of the NBA’s African-American community Tuesday. The Atlanta Hawks’ general manager, who currently is on an indefinite leave of absence after audio was released of him making racist remarks about Luol Deng, sat down with Magic Johnson and apologized...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Korver: Luol Deng doesn't think Hawks, Ferry are racist

Luol Deng just wants to move on. Kyle Korver, a former teammate of the Miami Heat guard, said Deng told him that although he was “shocked” to hear Danny Ferry’s comments about him, he doesn’t believe Ferry or anyone on the Hawks organization is racist. “He said he was shocked when he heard what was said, but that sometimes things just slip out,” Korver said. “It was...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave of absence

The Atlanta Hawks announced Friday that general manager Danny Ferry will be taking an indefinite leave of absence after audio surfaced of the GM reading racist remarks about Miami Heat forward Luol Deng from a scouting report in June. Ferry released a statement expressing his apology to Deng and to anyone else he offended. “Luol is a good man who I have known for many years, and...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Report Says Cavs Are a Mess Because Of Kyrie and Waiters

This whole Luol Deng fiasco just keeps getting worse. In Deng’s scouting report, it reveals that Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters don’t get along. It’s been rumored for a while now, but to see it on this platform says a lot. Luol Deng report says Cavs "have major locker room issues" and are "a mess because Kyrie and Dion don't get along." http://t.co/hTjbdKNtRK...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs tied to Danny Ferry-Luol Deng saga

Former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry is in the midst of a scandal involving former Cleveland Cavaliers veteran small forward Luol Deng and a scouting report which contained racial slurs. Ferry’s story is that, when he told team owners that Deng had “some African in him,” he was relaying information off a free agent scouting report. That report has now come...
Via Waiting For Next Year
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio released of Ferry's controversial Deng comments

Danny Ferry’s explanation that he was merely reading from a scouting report when he made racist comments about Luol Deng seems less believable now that the audio has been released. On Thursday the Atlanta Journal-Constitution posted audio from the conference call Ferry had with several Atlanta Hawks owners on June 6 to discuss free agents. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng responds to Hawks racist scouting report

“HE HAS A LITTLE AFRICAN IN HIM”  “These words were recently used to describe me.  It would ordinarily make any African parent proud to hear their child recognized for their heritage. “I’m proud to say I actually have a lot of African in me, not just “a little”. For my entire life, my identity has been a source of pride and strength. Among my family and friends, in...
Via Crossover Chronicles
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Luol Deng Responds to Danny Ferry’s Racist Comments

(Miami, FL) – Miami Heat small forward Luol Deng released the following statement on Tuesday afternoon: “HE HAS A LITTLE AFRICAN IN HIM” “These words were recently used to describe me. It would ordinarily make any African parent proud to hear their child recognized for their heritage. “I’m proud to say I actually have a lot of African in me, not just “a little”. For...
Via Heat Nation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deng scouting report triggered Hawks investigation

It was a background report on Luol Deng that reportedly set the investigation of Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson into motion, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. The Hawks were among the teams that pursued Deng in free agency this offseason, and although he ultimately signed with the Miami Heat, it was a meeting about the small forward which ultimately led to Levenson...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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