Knicks executive Larry Johnson wrote on his twitter account he might be “uncomfortable’’ playing with a known gay player.
Johnson, whose title is basketball and business operations representative and played five seasons with the Knicks, responded to ex-Net Jason Collins saying in Sports Illustrated he was gay.
Johnson's tweet read: "don't know Jason Collins personally but he seems like a great guy. Me personally gay men in the locked (sic) room would make me uncomfortable.''
Johnson later retweeted a fans’ response suggesting the “over-under on Knicks public relations department forcing him to take the tweet down. LJ was hired last April and occasionally attends practice and works closely on player development and also in community relations.