The 2014 Judas award goes to Coby Bryant. The overrated ball hog who once threw Shaq under the bus to save his own behind made the brilliant decision recently to criticize other ball players for supporting Trayvon Martin's family.
We all remember the Trayvon Martin case. The one where an innocent African-American teenager was shot and killed by George "The New O.J." Zimmerman for having the audacity to walk down the street carrying a bag of skittles, and a can of iced tea while minding his own business Whe wearing a hoodie. In the end Zimmerman literally got away with murder after the trial.
This is what Coby had to say when asked about an Ebony Magazine cover featuring Lebron Games and other NBA star's wearing hoodies in support of Trayvons family.
"I won’t react to something just because I'm supposed to, because I’m an African American," he said. "That argument doesn't make any sense to me. So we want to advance as a society and a culture, but, say, if something happens to an African-American we immediately come to his defense? Yet you want to talk about how far we've progressed as a society? Well, we've progressed as a society, then don't jump to somebody's defense just because they're African-American. You sit and you listen to the facts just like you would in any other situation, right? So I won't assert myself."
Are you African-American? Are you human? I'm still confused as to how anyone with a shred of humanity could not empathize with parents who's child was murdered is beyond me.