The announcer who made the questionable "Cotton-Picking" call during Wednesday's season finale between the Memphis Grizzlies & Oklahoma City Thunder did not escape without punishment.
In the game, Davis saidRussell Westbrook was "out of his cotton-pickin' mind" after he picked up a steal in the second quarter.
"We find the term used by Brian Davis on our broadcast last night to be highly inappropriate and offensive".
In a statement to ESPN, Davis said he accepted the suspension and apologized for using the phrase, which he said was not intentionally derogatory but drew criticism on social media for its racial undertones.
"While unintentional, I understand and acknowledge the gravity of the situation".
Also during Wednesday's game, Westbrook became the first player in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double in multiple seasons.
Davis used the term to describe Westbrook's play in the second quarter, while the superstar point guard was on his way to becoming the first National Basketball Association player to average a triple-double in two seasons.
"I offer my honest apology and realize that, while I committed a lapse in judgement, such mistakes come with consequences. This is an appropriate outcome for my actions", Davis concluded. "But again, we feel strongly that it's inappropriate and offensive". Davis is white and Westbrook is black.
Prime Minister Theresa May during a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London on the air strikes against Syria . Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, slammed the strikes as a "military crime".
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The South Africa 2013 African Cup of Nations winners still trailed Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, Morocco and Egypt on the continent. Argentina dropped one spot to fifth, Croatia dropped three places to 18th and Iceland dropped to 22nd.
Another twist surfaced Thursday morning in Greitens criminal court case related the subject matter of the House investigation. Richardson said during a news conference he will begin the process of calling a special session.
Roatta Johnson head coach of the team was positive that if it wasn't for the injuries more meals could have been achieved. Brunson said she enjoyed softball and the concept of a team, but cross-country and track serve her in a different way.
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There were all kinds of festive events in commemoration of North Korea's late founder, such as art exibitions and concerts. Kim also said he wanted to "strengthen exchanges and cooperation" with China, according to Xinhua.
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U.S. safety agency removes Tesla from autopilot crash probe
But the basic premise of the system remains: The auto works the steering and speed, the human monitors and intervenes as needed. The company said it released information to correct "misleading" claims being made about Autopilot creating safety problems.