The Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic has been fined $25,000 for using the phrase “no homo” while discussing Wendell Carter, Jr.’s length, as NBA writer Sean Highkin reports.
Nikola Jokic has been fined $25,000 for using "derogatory and offensive language" — he said "No homo" before referring to Wendell Carter's length after a recent win over the Bulls.
— Sean Highkin (@highkin) November 7, 2018
“He’s lon—huh, no homo, he’s longer than you expect,” said the All-Star center after last Wednesday’s game, which you can see here:
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Jokic obviously didn’t mean any harm, but professional sports leagues are highly aware and sensitive to even faintly homophobic remarks in 2018.
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