The father Philadelphia 76ers’ reserve ahead Mike Muscala has develop into a thorn within the facet his son’s development with the staff. Mike’s father Bob Muscala has been operating a burner Twitter account named “MuskieBobber,” responsible sending out racist and antagonistic messages to different NBA gamers and coaches, together with a important assessment Jimmy Butler’s conduct with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Yesterday afternoon, Sixers’ GM Elton Brand issued an announcement in response, condemning the “inappropriate and fensive social media posts from Bob Muscala,” the Twitter deal with has since been deleted. Brand’s assertion was brief and to the purpose: “Simply put, they’re unacceptable (the Tweets) and on no account reflective the beliefs our group.”
An understandably embarrassed Mike Muscala chimed in as nicely, distancing himself from the feedback altogether. “His feedback had been uncalled for and inappropriate, and they don’t replicate who I’m,” mentioned Muscala, who then applauded his coach and common supervisor for dealing with the state of affairs in a diplomatic method. Mike was acquired within the fseason in a three-team transaction involving the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Atlanta Hawks, who acquired his providers on the 2013 NBA Draft.
Muscala is in elite firm as one the few ballplayers to garner 2,000 factors and 1,000 rebounds in his Division One NCAA profession.