Tag Archives: basketball

Phoenix Suns President On Coming Out

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Phoenix Suns President Comes Out

The president of the Phoenix Suns NBA franchise has come out. Rick Welts is the first such professional sports leader to publicly declare his gayness. Welts talked separately to NBA commissioner David Stern, Suns guard Steve Nash, Hall of Famer Bill Russell and founding WNBA president Val Ackerman to discuss the message he wished to convey in making his sexual …

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NBA Fines Kobe Bryant $100,000

In a move the Human Rights Campaign calls “unprecedented,” the NBA has fined superstar Kobe Bryant $100,000 for calling a referee a “fucking faggot” during last night’s game. Via press release: While Bryant acknowledged the outburst earlier today and said in a statement it did “not reflect my feelings toward the gay and lesbian communities,” he failed to apologize or …

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Kobe Bryant Calls Ref “Fucking Faggot”

Last night NBA superstar Kobe Bryant called a referee a “fucking faggot” after receiving a technical foul. The Human Rights Campaign reacts: “What a disgrace for Kobe Bryant to use such horribly offensive and distasteful language, especially when millions of people are watching. Hopefully Mr. Bryant will recognize that as a person with such fame and influence, the use of …

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Sassy Gay Friend – Foul Language

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of The Watsons, today’s Swag Tuesday booty is four tickets to see the WNBA’s New York Liberty at Madison Square Garden. The New York Liberty are bringing sports, entertainment and excitement to The World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, all summer long. With All-Star Cappie Pondexter averaging more than 20 points a game, the Liberty are poised to …

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If Only We All Had A Taxi Guard

The WBNA’s New York Liberty have been posting a YouTube series on NYC etiquette. This one’s about evil taxi stealers. (If only all cab thieves were so cute.) The last time I gave a cab thief a piece of my mind, her ginormous boyfriend materialized from the shadows to show me his switchblade. True story. West 28th Street.

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NBA Star Sued For Gay Sexual Harassment And Racial Discrimination

New York Knicks star center Eddy Curry has been hit with a sexual harassment and racial discrimination suit by his former chauffeur. The stunning court papers claim Curry, a married father of three, repeatedly approached chauffeur David Kuchinsky “in the nude,” allegedly telling him, “Look at me, Dave, look” and “Come and touch it, Dave.” Curry also made Kuchinsky perform …

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