Kevin Love Wins His Third Consecutive “White Guy” Award
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 22, 2013
Timberwolves forward Kevin Love just won his second consecutive selection as the player who “makes the most of limited natural ability.” As Love noted on Twitter earlier today, it also doubles as the league’s annual “White Guy” Award, since it usually features a smattering of Caucasian NBA players. It's the "White Guy" award!! @APkrawczynski: Another from NBA GM survey: @kevinlove is player who makes most of 'limited natural ability.' Kevin Love October 22, 2013 The NBA released their annual GM survey today, and we’ve got more on the calcified opinions of the Association’s general managers later, but one item of note we had to call attention to right away. As you can see from this screenshot of the voting results, there are a few other players on the list who have a paler pigment than the vast majority of NBA players. As Ethan Sherwood Strauss wrote at Hoopspeak after the annual survey on the heels of the 2012 lockout, the whitewashed choices fly in the face of a league that is more than 80 percent black. This is not new.
Kevin Love Wins White Guy Award From NBA Executives
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