JJ Redick apologizes for use of racial slur, says he was ‘tongue-tied’

JJ Redick has apologized after he accidently used a racial slur in a video of NBA players and coaches wishing Chinese fans a happy new year.

The 76ers guard said he got “tongue-tied” when he tried to say his piece, and Vintage MLB Jerseys Cheap that the derogatory word aimed at those who are Asian is not part of his vocabulary.

The Grizzlies put up a goose egg on their four-game Eastern Conference road trip, capped off by a brutal 26-point loss in Atlanta. After the game, center Marc Gasol was critical of his teammates.

“Each guy has got to make the decision of, team before myself and do the right thing for the team, whatever that is,” Gasol said. “If I think about what the team is not doing for me, or what I am not getting from the team, or what the team is not running, or this guy is not helping so I am not helping him — all those things are the recipe for a really bad team and, not only that, it’s a recipe for a team that is not going to get better.”

Despite raking in over $300 million in annual revenues since 2013, James’ branded sneakers fall well short of the haul NBA legend Michael Jordan’s sneakers bring to Nike. The athletic company reported 2016 revenue of $2.8 billion in Jordan’s sneakers. It seems this in an area James might never catch Jordan.

Besides earning extreme cash courtesy of his playing salary and from his image, James has direct and indirect involvement in the business world.

James owns a reported 10 percent of the Blaze Pizza franchise. In Wholesale Jerseys From China about five years, James and his partners have turned a near $1 million investment into $25 million based on a recent valuation of the company. James also generates earnings from Blaze Pizza via promotional sponsorships.

James is co-owner of SpringHill Entertainment with his agent, Maverick Carter. SpringHill produces four television shows (“Survivor’s Remorse” on STARZ, CNBC’s “Cleveland Hustles,” Disney XD’s “Becoming” and NBC’s game show “The Wall”). The entertainment company has also produced two movies (“I am Giant: Victor Cruz” and “More than a Game”). SpringHill Entertainment is behind James’ multimedia company Uninterrupted, which provides a digital avenue for athletes to tell their stories.

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