If it had been intended in a malicious way then it would be different, but lets be honest there was no intent behind it. I will be honest I am not homophobic or anything of the sort, in fact I am a total proponent for the legalization of same sex marriage and equal rights, but I still use "gay slurs" while messing around with other professionals.
Run your own nation, play Cybernations."Conservatism is the blind and fear-filled worship of dead radicals."
- Mark Twain
if he came out and said that he thought that any guy who is gay and tries to play pro ball ought to have the living crap beat out of him every time the gay guy takes the floor or if he said "I am going to rip the head off that gay guy if he ever touches me in a game" then there might be sound reasons for people to be legitimately upset with this player.
the comment he made was far different and what is disgusting is not what he said but those groups that will churn up astro turf outrage in order to gain power or a podium and even worse are the ninnies who will try to appease such indignant hysterics
1. To address players giving profanity-laden interviews.
2. To address players using homosexuality as a pejorative.
3. To address players making statements about not caring about fines.
Given the magnitude of the game, the high pay and profile of the player and the voiced total disregard for financial consequences, his boss was like "oh, yeah"? Tough. I say to him: "suck it up, big guy".
Don't agree with what the NBA did with Hibbert,maybe you should not watch any of their games?
It's well within your right.
The point you seem to be ignoring is that that is your opinion.
You don't get to determine why people get upset or if it is valid or not.