No sympathy from Thunder fans after Lil Wayne tweet
BY JULIANA KEEPING and PHIL O'CONNOR NewsOK.com
Friday, June 15, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY - Lil Wayne is a 'lil hurt these days. Controversial statements about his treatment in Oklahoma City during the NBA playoffs is drawing national attention and possibly making the top-selling rap artist the man most hated by Thunder fans since Metta World Peace tried to separate James Harden from his head.
Lil Wayne was a no-show for Thursday night's game 2. But fallout from his negative comments continued to reverberate around the arena and the country.
NBA super fan Jimmy Goldstein, who sat two seats away from the rapper Tuesday night, said he was shocked by Lil Wayne's harsh judgment of the arena and city.
“I couldn't believe that,” Goldstein said shortly before the start of Thursday night's Game 2. “I get such great treatment (here). Better than any other arena.”
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Rapper Lil Wayne sits courtside during Game 1 of the NBA Finals Tuesday in Oklahoma City. NATE BILLINGS/NewsOK.com