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“First of all I wouldn’t want him [John Amaechi] on my team,” Hardaway stated. “Second of all, if he was on my team I would really distance myself from him because I don’t think that’s right and I don’t think he should be in the locker room when we’re in the locker room. ...Just something to think about.
“Well, you know, I hate gay people. I let it be known I don’t like gay people. I don’t like to be around gay people. I’m homophobic. It shouldn’t be in the world, in the United States, I don’t like it.”- Tim Hardaway, interview with Dan LeBatard, Miami