Nearly over two decades ago, NBA legend mostly known for his killer crossover Tim Hardaway addressed his homophobic comments in the past he made during a radio interview.
It was when Hardaway dropped the mic in 2007 and let it be known how he truly felt about gays apart of the LGBTQ community.
“”You know, I hate gay people, so I let it be known. I don’t like gay people and I don’t like to be around gay people. I am homophobic. I don’t like it. It shouldn’t be in the world or in the United States,” per ESPN.
It was 13 years ago his comments provoked outrage and backlash which he recently believed kept him out of the hall of fame. Today in 2020, Hardaway is changed man working for the better.
During an interview on VladTV, Hardaway accompanied by Charles Oakley further described the remarks made.
Hardaway when asked by Vlad if he believes he was kept out of the NBA Hall of Fame because his comments responded: “without question.” Oakley who mainly was quiet and seemed stagnant during the interview also agreed with Hardaway.
Hardaway continues to be an advocate for gays and has done work on behalf of uplifting.
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