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Paul George Defends Ray Rice On Twitter

As you may know, Baltimore Ravens running back was kicked off the team and banned indefinitely from the NFL after a video surfaced of him knocking out his fiancée in an elevator.

All-Star forward Paul George came to Rice’s defense on Twitter, however, he ended up making some controversial comments that Larry Bird wasn’t too happy about.

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Larry Bird issued a statement regarding the comments George made. He was basically distancing himself and the Pacers from George’s comments.

“Paul George’s tweets from earlier were thoughtless and without regard to the subject of domestic violence and its seriousness in society. We have talked to Paul to strongly express our displeasure and made it clear that the NBA and the Pacers’ organization will not condone or tolerate remarks of this nature. Paul understands that he was wrong and why his tweets were so inappropriate and is very apologetic.”

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