2 Teammates Call Each Other N-Word and ‘Cracker’

But they don't mean it that way.

Louis Delmas (left) and Tony Scheffler (Daniel Mears/Detroit News)
Louis Delmas (left) and Tony Scheffler (Daniel Mears/Detroit News)

So how is that different than what he and Scheffler do?

“My teammates understand me,” Delmas said. “They call me n—– all the time. We have a bond that can’t be broken. And the minute you let that bond get outside this organization and you use that word outside this building, then you need to look yourself in the mirror and address it. The way the public blew up the (Cooper) situation, it should be blown up that way because he needs to learn a lesson. You can’t say that. You will never see me going outside the building calling someone cracker. You can’t do that.”

Read more at the Detroit News.

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