Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Houston Rockets

Former Rockets player Vernon Maxwell says Jazz fans used racial slurs, threatened his kids’ lives and spat on him

Ahn Fire Digital

The Utah Jazz have come under fire recently regarding accusations of team officials and fans using racial slurs.

Former Houston Rockets player Vernon Maxwell said Jazz fans would use racial slurs.

Maxwell also said Jazz fans would spit on him and threaten his kids’ lives. He said Utah was the worst place to play in the NBA.

This isn’t the only attack on the Jazz, though. Former Jazz player Elijah Millsap recently came out and said the executive vice president of basketball operations Dennis Lindsey used racial slurs against him.

Millsap most recently played for the Jazz in the 2015-16 season. He hasn’t played in the NBA since the 2016-17 season.

These two instances with the Jazz aren’t the only two cases of racism in the NBA. In 2019, DeMarcus Cousins, Golden State Warriors center at the time, said he experienced racism from fans.

“Oh, I’ve been called n—–,” Cousins told Yahoo! Sports. “And it’s crazy because this has happened to me on a few occasions. I reported it to the league, and, you know, I may have said whatever I said back and I was still punished for it. But obviously it became a bigger issue when it was Russ [Westbrook], and he was still fined for it.”


Brooklyn Nets

If there is one team with the most pressure on it heading into the 2022-23 NBA season, it is arguably the Brooklyn Nets. The...

Brooklyn Nets

It’s no secret that Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving was at the center of plenty of controversy in the 2021-22 NBA season. The guard...

Phoenix Suns

Over the past few days, reports have indicated that Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder could soon be on the move. The Phoenix Suns and...

Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets had a tumultuous offseason this summer, but the team remains intact heading into the 2022-23 season. Nets superstar Kevin Durant requested...