On Wednesday night, Pacers SF Paul George posted several tweets referencing Ray Rice's domestic violence incident. They didn't go over very well:
Paul George @Yg_Trece · Keep it 100 lets act on this police violence like we actin on this Ray Rice case! Stay strong homie !
Paul George @Yg_Trece · They crackin down on breh!
Paul George @Yg_Trece · I don't condone hittin women or think it's coo BUT if SHE ain't trippin then I ain't trippin.. Lets keep it movin lol let that man play!
Paul George @Yg_Trece · I get it tho NFL.. You just don't hit women!
Retweeted by Paul George mafia_rick @Been_Selfmade · @Yg_Trece you right bro I Dont think its kool that they trying to destroy that man character off one mistake he made in the heat of things
Paul George @Yg_Trece · If you in a relationship and a woman hit you first and attacking YOU.. Then you obviously ain't beatin HER. Homie made A bad choice! #StayUp
After deleting the tweets, George posted this apology:
Let me apologize to the women and to the VICTIMS of domestic violence people my intent was not to downplay the situation..Back to the NBA Newsfeed
— Paul George (@Yg_Trece) September 11, 2014