“I was there, when he had The Decision,” Mitchell explained. “So that would probably be the biggest one. It was in Greenwich, Conn., and I went to school in Greenwich [at Greenwich Country Day School],” he said. “So, as a big LeBron fan in the sixth grade, I forced my mom to let me go. I wanted him to go to Miami. I wanted him to get his first ring.” Young Donovan was glad to see one of his favorite players chart a course for a more successful future. Not everybody at the Greenwich Boys & Girls Club shared his enthusiasm. “The people there who were Knicks fans … they weren’t too happy about it,” Mitchell said. “I almost got hit in the head with a Snapple bottle because they were just throwing stuff around outside. It was cool. I was just celebrating, so it was pretty cool.”
Keith Pompey: #Sixers SG @JJ Redick further addresses the video to Chinese basketball fans. pic.twitter.com/pBy4IVVkZl
JJ Redick: Just saw a video that is being circulated of me wishing a happy new year to NBA fans in China.Clearly I was tongue tied, as the word I purportedly said is not in my vocabulary. I’m disappointed that anyone would think I would use that word. I love & respect our friends in China.
Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard J.J. Redick said he was “tongue tied” in a video where he appeared to use a racial slur while wishing Chinese fans a happy new year. The video shows numerous NBA players but Redick seems to slip-up when his part is featured.
Philadelphia 76ers: You know it’s a good night when you get your papier-mâché @JoelEmbiid head signed?