"Let that man play!": NBA's Paul George thinks Ray Rice should be allowed back in NFL

The basketball player weighed in on Rice's dismissal in a series of controversial tweets about domestic violence

By Jenny Kutner

Published September 11, 2014 3:15PM (EDT)

 (AP)
(AP)

Football might not be the only sports culture where there's a grave misunderstanding of domestic violence, after all. On Thursday, NBA All-Star Paul George weighed in on the NFL's indefinite suspension of running back Ray Rice, tweeting that the domestic abuser should be allowed back in the league because "homie made a bad choice." George quickly deleted the tweets in response to immediate backlash, but not before the Huffington Post acquired screenshots:

 

George has since apologized for his remarks:


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