Brooklyn Nets hired Steve Nash as head coach on Thursday. Thus, ESPN had a conversation on race.
“There is no way around it,” Stephen A. Smith teased. “This is white privilege. This doesn’t happen for a black man.”
Quite a statement. “White privilege,” he claimed with no evidence.
There’s no proof Nash got to skip traditional coaching steps because of the color of his skin. If one is to assume why, which is what Smith is doing, odds are it is because Nash is an all-time great basketball player and leader.
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