ウィームズ, 中国バスケットボール協会で広東省と遊んでいる人 (CBA) 以来 2018, appeared to be exiting a team bus after Thursday night’s game against the Liaoning Flying Leopards when a group of people were heard aggressively shouting the N-word and other vulgarities, による インサイダー.
“Get out of China,” someone in the ビデオ can be heard saying. “F— you.”
It was not immediately clear if Weems was the person being targeted in the video. His team did not immediately respond to Fox News’ コメントのリクエスト.
The incident prompted the CBA to issue a statement on the social media platform, 中国を代表するオリンピックの米国生まれのフィギュアスケート選手が、パフォーマンスの失敗後に中国のソーシャルメディアで非難された, the following day saying it has “a zero-tolerance attitude towards any discriminatory words and deeds, and firmly opposes and severely condemns any racially discriminatory words and deeds.”
The league also issued a letter to fans asking them to avoid “uncivilized behavior” そして “resist vulgar words and deeds” の前に 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing next month.
Earlier in the night, Weems had been ejected from the game after getting into a courtside confrontation with Leopards center Han Dejun. 地元メディアによると, both players were thrown out and Weems was handed a five-game suspension and a roughly $ 22,000 罰金.