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Pacers center Roy Hibbert apologizes for using gay slur
Pacers center Roy Hibbert apologizes for using gay slur

Pacers center Roy Hibbert, a budding superstar who helped his team force a deciding Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat with a 91-76 victory Saturday night in Indianapolis, has issued an apology for using a gay slur during his postgame news conference. Hibbert, a defensive force at 7-foot-2 who is becoming a presence on offense, followed a question from a reporter about LeBron James by responding, "no homo." He later dropped an f-bomb when asked why he thought he finished so low in the media voting for the NBA's defensive player of the year. “I used a slang term that is not appropriate in any setting, private or public, and the language I...

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