Sixers assistant coach John Bryant says he was exposed to racial slur by neighbor, after saying hello to him



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The Philadelphia 76ers coach John Bryant said on Twitter that his neighbor called him the N-word on Sunday.

Bryant revealed that he just said ‘hello’ to him, before his neighbor use the racial slur:

Sadly, it’s not the first, nor will it be the last. In disbelief, angered, frightened & slightly paralyzed by the hate which is next door. Words only do so much but what’s next, need I worry about my wife and kids? Open to suggestions. All I know is love & kindness.

— John Bryant (@JohnKirkBryant) June 14, 2020

The Sixers assistant coach joined the team in 2016 as a player development coach. He also served as an assistant for the Angolan and Nigerian national team. Furthermore, he had been a member of the Philadelphia’s G-league affiliate Delaware 87ers.

The racist slur against Bryant coming in a time that people all over United States are protesting against racial injustice and racism that Black communnities are facing every day.

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