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Jalen Rose Is Mad a White Player Made Team USA, Inaccurately Says NBA Won’t Send An All Black Team

At ESPN, skin color is all that matters. It’s all the executives see, and all the hosts can build segments around. Less than 24 hours after ESPN’s Jay Williams inaccurately said it took the Boston Celtics 75 years to hire a head coach of color, his colleague Jalen Rose falsely claimed that the NBA is afraid to send an all-black team to The Olympics. Rose admits he’s quite bothered that Kevin Love made Team USA, calling Love a “token.” “Kevin Love is on the team because of tokenism,” Jalen Rose complained at the 16:00 mark. “Don’t be scared to make an all black team representing the United States of America. I’m disappointed by that.” Like Williams the day before, Stephen A. Smith a month ago, and Mark Jones every day — Rose was so anxious to claim that sports discriminate against black people that he failed to cite factual information. In 2016, the most recent Summer Olympic event, only black players made the United States men’s Olympic basketball team. So much for diversity and inclusion. In reality, Jalen Rose is distraught that a white player made the team. When the Left speaks of “inclusion,” they really mean exclusion. They aren’t trying […]

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Written by Bobby Burack

Bobby Burack covers media, politics, and sports at OutKick.