On Sunday, Kyrie Irving posted a tweet without context but with a lot of gravity and will...
The N-word is a derogatory racial slur!
It will never be...
-a term of endearment
NEVER FORGET ITS FOUL AND TRUE HISTORY!
Throw that N-word out the window, right alongside all of those other racist words used to describe my people.
We are not slaves or N’s— K.A.I A11Even (@KyrieIrving) April 11, 2021
Now, according to Complex.com and others, Irving’s comment may have been triggered by Dennis Schröder’s purported use of the N-word in his Saturday night confrontation with Irving during the Lakers’ game .