Kings announcer, Grant Napear, fired  
via: Kings.

The tension in the United States is at an all-time high at the moment. No matter the race, people are taking the streets demanding equality for African-American's so as justice for the murder of George Floyd by a police officer.

Knowing this, the Sacramento Kings announcer, Grant Napear, made a comment toward DeMarcus Cousins, which was not taken lightly by the organization. 

The phrase “all lives matter” is considered by activists as an affront associated with criticism of Black Lives Matter.

The Kings decided to put his job on hold, just for Napear to be fired a couple of moments after. 

The announcer, who had been with the team since 1988, created a reputation himself in the NBA as racist, with multiple former Sacramento players like Matt Barnes and Chris Webber talking about the issue.