Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison Apologizes for Expletive, Slur About Frank Kaminsky

Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison Apologizes for Expletive, Slur About Frank Kaminsky

In this April 3, 2015 file photo, Kentucky's Andrew Harrison watches a ball during a practice session for the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game, in Indianapolis. Harrison seemed to mumble an obscenity and a racial slur as a question about Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky was being asked during a postgame news conference at the Final Four on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Harrison and the Wildcats were upset 71-64 by the Badgers on Saturday night. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
In this April 3, 2015 file photo, Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison watches a ball during a practice session for the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Cindy Boren, THE WASHINGTON POST

 
(The Washington Post)—Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison found out the hard way that nothing said during a post-game press conference is ever really private.

An expletive and slur directed at Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky were picked up by microphones as Harrison sat, disappointed, and tried to explain Kentucky’s first loss in 39 games. Harrison was seated with several teammates at an interview table when a reporter asked Karl-Anthony Towns about Kaminsky, saying: “Karl, could you talk about Kaminsky and what if anything is unique about defending him?” Near the end of the question, Harrison covered his mouth and mumbled, “[Expletive] that [N-word].” Naturally, video cameras caught it and social media lit up.

 

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