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NBA Executive Comes Out

ShareTweet The NBA continues to make headlines in the LGBT community as a long-time executive comes out of the closet.  Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts confirmed in a New York Times article this weekend that he is gay.  Welts is more than a well-established figure within the NBA, being given credit for creating the NBA […]

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Kobe Bryant vs. Openly Gay ex-NBA Player

ShareTweet Kobe Bryant’s anti-gay outburst continues to get attention and now John Amaechi (the former NBA player, who is now openly gay) is speaking out. Earlier this week, The NBA fined Kobe Bryant $100,000 today for using the word “faggot” in a fit of frustration and rage over a referee call.  Kobe apologized and is […]

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Kobe Bryant Fined $100K for Anti-Gay Outburst

ShareTweet The NBA fined Kobe Bryant $100,000 today for using the word “faggot” in a fit of frustration and rage over a referee call.  All the LGBT organizations were a flutter condemning his poor choice of words and Kobe soon apologized saying…. “What I said last night should not be taken literally. My actions were […]

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NBA Players Holding Hands Stirs Homophobia

ShareTweet NBA players holding hands after a victory? It was caught on tape and now basketball fans are all in a tizzy, spewing homophobic rants against the players.  Check out the video, add your own comments. Seriously, read the comments on YouTube.  Are all sports fans this childish to resort to name calling because two […]

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Gay Basketball Leagues: DC to LA

ShareTweet Gay guys and basketball from L.A. to D.C.  Last month, NoMoreDownLow.TV featured a segment on the first-ever gay night at an NBA game here in Los Angeles.  The segment featured interviews with Magic Johnson, Sinbad and attendees of the “Equality Night” event, where proceeds went to Equality California.  Plus, we checked in with guys […]

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Black History Month: First Openly Gay NBA Player

ShareTweet In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate John Amaechi  - the first openly gay former NBA player.  It was only in February 2007 that he first came out of the closet.  And flash forward to this year and the NBA was embracing its LGBT fans by promoting “Equality Night.” Read more about John’s […]

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