Ex-NBA announcer unapologetic after 'All Lives Matter' tweet controversy which led to dismissal


Former Sacramento Kings play-by-play announcer Grant Napear has no regrets for the so-called controversial tweet that got him bounced from his job.

Napear was let go in June after causing an uproar for tweeting, “ALL LIVES MATTER…EVERY SINGLE ONE!!!” at the height of the outrage over the death of George Floyd. He was placed on administrative leave, then departed from the airwaves.

“And I said ‘all lives matter, every single one’, because I meant it. Do the lives of Black people matter? Hell yeah, the lives of Black people matter,” Napear told FOX40 in an interview Wednesday.”

He added: “Do I make mistakes? Yeah, I make mistakes and if I make a mistake, I try to say that I’m sorry. But I’m not sorry for saying ‘all lives matter, every single one.’ I’m not sorry because I believe that every life is important. I’m not sorry because I believe in equality for all. I’m not sorry because I try to treat everyone, regardless of t... (Read more)

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