TV host and NFL legend Shannon Sharpe used his platform on Fox Sports activities’ ‘Undisputed’ to apologise for his position in a heated incident with Ja Morant’s dad and Memphis Grizzlies gamers.
Sharpe’s heated phrases sparked an all-in altercation throughout Friday’s recreation between the Lakers and Grizzlies in LA. The incident didn’t flip bodily however loads of phrases had been exchanged.
However now, Sharpe says he regrets how he behaved.
“You understand, guys, I’ve preached for the final six-and-a-half years duty and accountability,” he stated. “I take full duty for what transpired. It doesn’t matter what Dillon Brooks stated or what number of occasions he stated it.
“Me being the accountable individual, me having the platform that I’ve and having so many individuals look as much as me, I used to be incorrect. I ought to’ve lowered the temperature within the area. As a substitute, I turned the temperature up and I let it get out of hand.”
“I take full accountability for what transpired. I used to be incorrect.”@ShannonSharpe apologizes & addresses his altercation on the Lakers-Grizzlies recreation: pic.twitter.com/RNFBydr5A6
— UNDISPUTED (@undisputed) January 23, 2023
Sharpe additionally apologised particularly to the Lakers, Grizzlies, and to Dillon Brooks.
Issues first acquired out of hand when Ja Morant overheard Sharpe’s chirping and turned again in direction of him, with Steven Adams intervening as the 2 Grizzlies gamers acquired nearer and nearer to Sharpe on the sidelines.
Others then acquired concerned, together with Morant’s father Tee Morant, as tensions boiled over and a crowd of individuals shaped within the space.
The gang ultimately dispersed and play resumed, whereas Sharpe and Morant Sr. shared a hug as soon as cooler heads prevailed.