"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

Jenny Kutner
September 11, 2014 7:15PM (UTC)

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:

Jenny Kutner

MORE FROM Jenny KutnerFOLLOW @JennyKutner

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Domestic Abuse Domestic Violence Janay Rice Nba Nfl Paul George Ray Rice Social Media Twitter

Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •