LeBron James Rips Wizards Commentator Over Kevin Porter Jr. ‘Trigger’ Comment

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LeBron James Rips Wizards Commentator Over Kevin Porter Jr. 'Trigger' Comment

Wizards analyst Glenn Consor is underneath hearth for jaw-dropping feedback made about Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. throughout Wednesday’s sport … with LeBron James seemingly calling for his job.

The second passed off after KPJ hit a game-winning three-pointer to beat the Wizards, 114-111 … with Consor saying, “Kevin Porter Jr. — like his dad — pulled that set off proper on the proper time.”

“Kevin Porter Jr., like his dad, pulled that set off proper on the proper time”

I can’t consider this was really mentioned on the Wizards broadcast.. Utterly inexcusable. pic.twitter.com/bZcWEVqPOP

— Braddeaux (@BraddeauxNBA) January 6, 2022
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The difficulty?? Porter’s dad, Kevin Porter Sr., was charged with first-degree homicide within the taking pictures dying of a 14-year-old woman in 1993.

Porter Sr. claimed on the time he unintentionally pulled the set off — which a witness later backed up — however he spent greater than 4 years behind bars on account of the incident.

Porter Sr. later died in 2004 … after he was shot 5 occasions in an incident at a bar.

Contemplating the Porter household’s historical past, social media erupted in frustration over Consor’s assertion in the course of the sport … together with LeBron, who went off on the analyst early Thursday morning.

“Oh he thought this was cool huh!!??,” James mentioned on Twitter. “Nah we ain’t going for this! Sorry however this ain’t going to fly!”

He added … “How insensitive are you able to be to say one thing like this. Beat it man! I pray for you however there’s no place in our lovely sport for you!”

Others who spoke on the feedback are hoping Consor mistakenly thought KPJ’s father was former NBA participant Kevin Porter, who led the league in assists 4 occasions throughout his 11-year profession.

Porter Jr., Consor, the Wizards, and the NBA have but to touch upon the scenario … however we’ll preserve you up to date as quickly as somebody talks.

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