Draymond Green the target of Memphis meteorologist’s racial slur

A Memphis TV station says it’s investigating and will take “appropriate action” after its meteorologist used a racial slur Saturday in a tweet about Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green following Game 3 of the Memphis Grizzlies-Warriors playoff matchup.

FOX13 Memphis chief meteorologist Joey Sulipeck, who is white, tweeted the following, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal:

“And chew on this: Draymond runs his knuckle-dragging open mouth ALL GAME LONG, but mild-mannered Kyle Anderson disputes one call and gets ejected? Next level jackassery.”

Sulipeck deleted the tweet after he was met with criticism and later deleted his entire Twitter account.

“During Saturday’s Memphis Grizzlies’ game, Meteorologist Joey Sulipeck tweeted a comment that does not reflect the values ​​of FOX13,” the station wrote in a statement that was tweeted Monday evening. “We take this matter very seriously and will take appropriate action pending a full investigation.”

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