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Wizards commentator compares Kevin Porter Jr.’s game-winner to a horrific event involving his late father

Wizards commentator compares Kevin Porter Jr.’s game-winner to a horrific event involving his late father

On the night he returned from a 1-activity suspension, Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. hit a Harden-Esque sidestep 3-pointer Wednesday to defeat Bradley Beal’s Washington Wizards.

As Porter Jr. celebrated the buzzer-beater with his teammates, Glenn Consor, a commentator on the Wizards broadcast, believed his shot looked very similar to a horrific earlier function involving Porter Jr’s father, Bryan Kevin Porter Sr.

“What a nicely-made engage in. You gotta give credit history to Kevin Porter Jr., like his father, pulled that bring about suitable at the ideal time. Boy, that one particular stung.”

Glenn Consor

In 1993, Kevin Porter Jr.’s father, Bryan Kevin Porter Sr., spent four many years in jail on convictions of manslaughter for shooting a 14-calendar year-old woman. Porter Sr. mentioned his semiautomatic weapon fired accidentally as he handed it to the lady through an trade in his motor vehicle. Porter Sr. was shot and killed in a Seattle bar eleven a long time later on. Kevin Porter jr. was 4 years previous at the time.

The context of Consor’s comment has sparked controversy on the web. Followers are outraged, with several persons waiting for an apology, although many others are anticipating a occupation termination.

“Kevin Porter Jr., like his dad, pulled that induce proper at the proper time” I can not believe that this was actually claimed on the Wizards broadcast.. Totally inexcusable.”

Braddeaux

“DUDE WHAT THE F–K (Yes his father performed basketball but… YOU Couldn’t HAVE Thought OF One thing ELSE?!)”

Adam Rosen

“Get some polices on these broadcasters lmao”

Kenny Uchiha

“This is the craziest matter I’ve at any time read on an NBA broadcast and all people involved requirements to be fired, entire quit. It doesn’t get far more inappropriate. Holy shit.”

Dan Wolken

Damn… if that’s not a fireable offense idk what i…just insensitive and flat out uncalled for…

James Hellams

Some followers attempted to connect logic to Consor’s analogy, arguing that the commentator could’ve considered Kevin Porter Jr. is the son of previous NBA player Kevin Porter.

Kevin Porter performed for the Washington Bullets involving 1972 and 1983. He was regarded as a single of the most effective passers through his time. Having said that, Kevin Porter is at this time 71 decades previous, building him unlikely to have a 21-calendar year-outdated son. However, the similarity in the title could’ve been a result in of the possible mistake.

Whichever the circumstance may possibly be, Kevin Porter Jr. followed a week of irritation and suspensions with exhilaration and pleasure. Porter Jr. completed with 9 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists, and 4 steals. He’ll search to have that momentum into his matchup vs. Luka Doncic and the Mavericks Saturday night time.