Jazz VP denies bigotry allegation by ex-player

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Utah Jazz government vp of basketball operations Dennis Lindsey on Wednesday denied allegations of constructing bigoted feedback throughout an exit interview for former participant Elijah Millsap in 2015.

Whereas issuing a series of posts Wednesday on Twitter about how bigotry “remains to be very effectively current” and is an issue that must be addressed, Millsap alleged that Lindsey “made bigot remarks in my exit interview whereas conversing with Q. Snyder ‘when you say yet one more phrase, I am going to reduce your Black ass and ship you again to Louisiana.'”

In an announcement to the Deseret Information concerning the allegation, Lindsey mentioned: “I categorically deny making that assertion.”

Jazz coach Quin Snyder on Wednesday mentioned he has no recollection of that dialog.

“I am unable to fathom Dennis saying one thing like that,” Snyder advised reporters after Wednesday’s recreation.

Millsap averaged 4.2 factors and a pair of.8 rebounds in 67 video games over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. He’s the youthful brother of Paul Millsap, who performed his first seven NBA seasons in Utah earlier than leaving after the 2012-13 season.